Persons employed under hardship waivers must demonstrate that they are making continuous progress toward meeting the requirements for licensure in the field in which they are employed in order for additional waivers to be granted. How Continuous Progress is Defined
The Directory Administrator (DA) for your District, Collaborative or Approved Special Education Agency must follow these steps to obtain access to request a waiver on-line:
Please note: Waivers can only be requested at the administrative (District/Agency) level. Waivers cannot be requested by school or program users.
Please go to the list of Directory Administrators for your organization type and reach out to them directly for assistance.
If you receive an error message stating that you are unable to request a waiver, you may want to ensure the following:
Last Updated: July 16, 2018
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