Washington DC Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

The District of Columbia provides avenues for teachers in all states to use their current credentials to apply for teaching certification in the nation's capital. However, all credentials will be evaluated and deficiencies may exist that will need to be completed prior to qualifying for full licensure. For more information on the process of certification, explore the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education website.

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

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

Info to Explore

Terminology and Specifics

Recent News

Another Journey

Posted on 24 April 2018 | 12:15 pm

Note: April is National Autism Awareness Month. Just like any other school day, Eugene, my son with autism, left on the bus this morning to go to a day program provided by our school district. For ...

High School Students Take a Unique Approach to Financial Education

Posted on 18 April 2018 | 2:15 pm

April is Financial Capability Month. To help mark this occasion, two students offer their perspectives on their very different experiences in obtaining financial education.   Growing up, I’ve ...

After Hurricanes, USVI Residents Choose Hope

Posted on 17 April 2018 | 1:48 pm

After three devastating hurricanes struck the Caribbean, the Department of Education undertook a series of actions to support the U.S. Virgin Islands through their recovery process. As part of ...