Teacher certification information for Arizona
NAU’s College of Education helps you start your career in education with Arizona teacher certification
The Arizona Department of Education Educator Certification website provides helpful information on Arizona teacher certification. Find what you need regarding certification, including information on Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessment (AEPA), obtaining your AEPA test results, fingerprint clearance card, as well as steps to apply for certification and any related fees.
Many of the programs offered through Northern Arizona University’s College of Education meet the requirements for an Arizona teaching certificate or endorsement through the Arizona Department of Education. Depending on which program is completed, the student may be eligible for an Institutional Recommendation (IR) for certification from the Arizona Department of Education. For more information, please contact your advisor to find out more about obtaining in IR.