Oregon Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

If you have completed an accredited teacher preparation program or are a current teacher from another state, the state of Oregon will accept your current credentials and issue you a Transitional Teaching Certification. During the valid period of this certification, you will need to complete any deficiencies you may have in order to successfully qualify for the Initial I Teaching Certification. For more information about the process of applying for certification as an out-of-state teacher, explore the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission website, or call (503) 378 - 3586.

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

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

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