The contact information below is for questions from educator preparation program sponsors. Emails from current or prospective teachers and candidates regarding credential requirements and credential status will only be answered by the certification division – email@example.com. It is not necessary to send an email and cc multiple staff consultants or administrators, and doing so will delay your response. Please select the most appropriate email from the descriptions below:
Contact Information for Accreditation Color Cohorts
General accreditation questions should be sent to the email for your assigned color cohort. A specific cohort consultant will respond to your email and is your first stop for all questions about routine accreditation activities. For very technical questions about a submission or to actually submit your Preconditions, Program Review, Common Standards submission, or a new program proposal (IPR), please use the Topical Area emails below.
Contact Information for Topics/Areas of Work
Please use the dedicated email addresses below to contact the PSD by email regarding the topics/areas of work listed below. All of the dedicated email addresses below are accessed by multiple staff members. It is no longer necessary to
send an email and cc multiple staff consultants or administrators. Using the dedicated email address ensures that your message will reach all of the appropriate personnel in PSD. Please refrain from cc-ing individual PSD staff when sending an email
to one of the email addresses below.
Contact Information for Commission-Approved Program Questions
For specific questions about implementing Commission-approved programs, please refer to the Contact Information for Program Areas section on this page.
Individual Cohort Emails
Contact Information for Topical Areas of Work
|Topic/Area of Work
|Types of Questions
|Accreditation Data System (ADS)
|For questions about the ADS or support in working with the ADS.
|Initial Institutional Approval (IIA)
|For questions about the Initial Institutional Approval process and requirements.
|Initial Program Review (IPR)
|For questions about submission of Initial Program Review documents.
|For questions about Preconditions.
|For general questions concerning the accreditation process, program implementation, or standards.
|For questions about the Program Review process.
|For questions about Common Standards.
|For questions from programs that operate or would like to operate an intern program. (For questions on how to get into an intern program, individuals need to contact an approved intern program directly.)
|For data requests.
|For questions related to the following Commission licensure examinations: CBEST, CSET, RICA, CTEL, CPACE, APK.
|For exams registration information (portal site to all exams).
|Grant Funded Programs
|Performance Assessment Developed by the Commission
|For questions regarding Teacher Preparation Programs reporting required by Title II of the Higher Education Act.
|Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA)
|For general questions related to all TPA models.
|Updating Your Contact Information
|For assistance on how to update your institutional contact information in the Accreditation Data System.
|For questions that do not fall under any of the above categories or program areas listed below.
|Submitting a Recommendation for a Credential
|For questions about individual recommendations.
Contact Information for Program Areas
|Administrative Services Preparation
|Career Technical Education (CTE) Preparation
|Early Childhood Education
|Education Specialist Preparation - Preliminary, Added Authorizations, and Other Related Services
|Mathematics Instruction Added Authorization and
Mathematics Instructional Leadership Specialist Program
|Preliminary Multiple Subject Teacher Preparation
|Preliminary Single Subject Teacher Preparation
|Pupil Personnel Services Preparation
|Reading and Literacy Added Authorization and
Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential
|Subject Matter Programs
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