Kansas Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

Kansas offers the ability for out-of-state teachers to earn a Kansas teaching certification without much difficulty. You will need to be able to provide proof (transcripts) of the completion of an approved teacher preparation program, a current state-issued teaching certification, a bachelor's degree, successful completion of competency examinations, fingerprint background check, and satisfy "recency" stipulations. For more information about the process and what exactly is required to earn a Kansas teaching certification through reciprocity, explore the Kansas Department of Education website or call 785-291-3678.

The following are member states of the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement who have signed reciprocity agreements with Kansas.

Alabama Maine New York Virginia
Arizona Maryland North Carolina Washington
Arkansas Massachusetts North Dakota West Virginia
California Michigan Ohio Wisconsin
Colorado Mississippi Oklahoma Wyoming
Delaware Missouri Oregon  
Florida Montana Pennsylvania  
Georgia Nebraska South Carolina  
Hawaii Nevada Tennessee  
Idaho New Hampshire Texas  
Illinois New Jersey Utah  
Louisiana New Mexico Vermont