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Adding Teaching Endorsement Certification(s)

Individuals may add teaching endorsement certifications, if he/she:

  • Currently holds a DC standard teaching credential in another subject area that is not due to expire within 60 days of the application for the added endorsement.

Required documents to submit:

  • An Identity History Summary Check (IHSC) issued by the FBI or an approved FBI channeler agency. If employed with DC Public Schools (DCPS), make sure the DCPS central office has made your clearance information available to OSSE electronically. (Required if clearance information on file with OSSE is no longer valid); and
  • Passing test scores for the applicable subject content and pedagogy exam(s) required for the teaching area of the credential; or
  • For subject areas where OSSE has not adopted a subject content exam, applicants must submit test scores for the required pedagogy exam and official transcripts verifying a completed a degree with a major in the area of the added endorsement.

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