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Teacher Certification Meeting

During the meeting, you will complete the paperwork necessary for certification that is required by the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) prior to the start of the semester you are enrolled for an academic internship or a teacher internship (student teaching). The following paperwork will be completed during the meeting:

  • Application for Teacher Certification
  • Professional Conduct Form
  • Summary Chart

There will be two meetings held on each semester. However, it is mandatory that you attend anytime during one of the dates and times. You should plan to stay for at least a half an hour to complete the certification paperwork.

The following items will be needed during the meeting:

  • Black ballpoint or roller ball ink pen.
  • Praxis/NTE scores-Copies of all pages of Praxis I, the Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT), and Content Knowledge. Your social security number and UL Lafayette must be listed on each Praxis score report. If your social security number or UL Lafayette is not listed on the score report, you should call ETS at 1-800-772-9476.  If your social security number is not on the Praxis form, you will need to submit the original copy of your scores.
  • Legal documentation (marriage certificate) for a name change if your last name differs on your UL Lafayette transcript, praxis score reports, etc.
  • Money order for $50 payable to the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE). Please make sure your money order does NOT have an expiration date.