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New Teacher Licensure Processing Information

Processing information concerning New Teacher Licenses.


Beginning July 1, 2016, applications for renewal and advancement may be submitted through the TNCompass licensure system.  Beginning August 1, 2016, the department of education will no longer accept paper application for any licensure transactions, except for applications from candidates applying based on out-of-state credentials, permits, and waivers.  


To access TNCompass, visit: