Information on Certification Requirements
Special Education Certificates
Professional and Non Teaching Certificates
Application To Transfer Reciprocal
Change of Address
Certification Application Form
Duplicate Copy Form
Endorsement Application Form
Deficiency Removal Form
Fingerprint Reciprocity Testament
Name Change Form
Reciprocal Application Form
Renewal Speech-Language Pathologist or Speech-Language Technician
Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessments (AEPA) and National Evaluation Series (NES)
The AEPA and NES assessments are offered for professional knowledge and subject knowledge tests which are required for most teaching certificates. Comparable out-of-state tests may be substituted for these assessments.
Who is required to take the tests?
A professional knowledge test is required of all applicants for a teaching certificate. There are three levels of the Professional Knowledge test: Early Childhood (AEPA 93), NES Assessment of Professional Knowledge Elementary (051) and NES Assessment of Professional Knowledge Secondary (052).