North Carolina Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

For out-of-state teachers, North Carolina offers the SP1 Professional Certification and the SP2 Professional Certification. If you have completed a teacher preparation program, fulfilled examination requirements, acquired a valid certification in your state, but have completed less than 3 years of experience, you will apply for an SP1 Certification. If you have completed 3 years or more of teaching experience, you will need to apply for an SP2 Certification. For more information about the process of certification, explore the North Carolina State Board of Education website, or call 919-807-3310.

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

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

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