Proficiency-Based Certification Pathway


Candidates who already hold teaching certification and are seeking additional proficiency-based certification will, in addition to providing documentation of their current Kentucky Teacher Certification, meet all of the admission requirements applicable to 16 KAR 5:020 for all initial candidates currently accepted in to all of our initial programs.  These requirements include the following:

  • Official Transcripts of a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Professional dispositions for acceptance, which will be verified through the Signed Kentucky Code of Ethics
  • Writing Sample indicating Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration, and Communication
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or greater or 3.0 on last 30 hours of course work
  • Signed curriculum contract (educator learning plan)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Passing scores on required Praxis content exams (if applicable)
  • An Electronic Portfolio

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