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About Certification

Here's what you need to know about getting certified to teach in Kansas or Missouri. Choose your state and download the free Certification Guide.
Download the Guide

About Certification

Here's what you need to know about getting certified to teach in Kansas or Missouri. Choose your state and download the free Certification Guide.
Download the Guide

Where do you want to get certified?

We’ve sorted through all the resources, state laws, and best practices—this guide is your one-stop-shop for getting certified to teach in Kansas or Missouri. You’ve got this. 

We’ll cover:

  • Types of certification areas and requirements for teaching certain grades and subjects.
  • Preparation pathways you can choose from to get certified.

Note: Here at TEACH.org, we do our best to keep all information updated, but because certification requirements are regularly reviewed and revised, it is best to confirm requirements with your teacher preparation program and the Kansas Department of Education or the Missouri Department of Education before you apply.

To get started, choose your state.

  • Kansas

Additional Resources

If you want to learn more, here are some additional resources you might find helpful:
  • Talk to a Teacher

    Schedule a 1-on-1 conversation with a current KC-area teacher to ask them questions about teaching, certification pathways and more.

  • Kansas State Department of Education

    Learn more about the different certification routes, and the different endorsements you can obtain from specific programs.

  • Missouri Department of Education

    Learn more about the different certification routes, and consult a complete list of Missouri-approved educator preparation programs.