Licensure Support Fund Scholarship

The College of Education is offering a new Licensure Support Fund Scholarship as an effort to help offset costs associated with teacher licensure programs (i.e., edTPA, TSPC licensing fee, etc.). Eligible applicants include OSU CoEd students enrolled in the professional level of the Double Degree or a graduate initial licensure program who are in good academic standing. Applications are now closed, please return in fall for more information.

Learn more information about scholarships, contact Student Services at 541-737-4661 or stop by in 104 Furman Hall.

 

Oregon Licensure

All Oregon licensing is completed through Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC). As such, students completing a teacher education or school counselor program through Oregon State University will need to submit an application to TSPC at the completion of their program to receive their respective license.

All applicants who successfully complete a teacher licensure program through OSU will qualify for an Oregon Preliminary Teaching license at the completion of their program. Please see state requirements for the OR Preliminary Teaching license here under Teaching. 

All applicants who successfully complete a school counseling program through OSU will qualify for an Oregon Preliminary School Counselor license at the completion of their program. Please see state requirements for the OR Preliminary School Counselor license here under Personnel. 

 

Following completion of an OSU Education Double Degree or Master of Science in Education Teacher licensure program:
  1. Meet all licensure requirements including passing edTPA.
  2. Complete Licensure Request form in TaskStream.
  3. OSU will submit the program completion report to TSPC when you have met all licensure requirements.
  4. Submit licensure application and pay licensure fee to TSPC (Oregon licensure only, see fee overview below). 
  5. If your fingerprints are not current, complete the fingerprinting section in your TSPC application.
  6. Send official transcripts and subject exam scores to TSPC.

OSU licensure fees may apply based on your program.

Following completion of an OSU School Counseling MAT CBEE, Music, Agriculture, or Physical Education Teacher licensure program:
  1. Meet all licensure requirements.
  2. Complete Licensure Request Form.
  3. Submit $100 check (Payable to OSU) to the College of Education. Send to OSU College of Education – 104 Furman Hall / Attn: Licensure / 200 SW 15th Street / Corvallis, OR 97331
  4. OSU will submit the program completion report to TSPC when you have met all licensure requirements.
  5. Submit licensure application and pay licensure fee to TSPC (Oregon licensure only, see fee overview below).
  6. If your fingerprints are not current, complete the fingerprinting section in your TSPC application.
  7. Send official transcripts and required exam scores to TSPC.

 

For past OSU graduates of a teacher licensure program:
  1. To be recommended for licensure, you must meet the current state licensure requirements. If you have questions about whether or not you meet these requirements, contact the Licensure and Placement Coordinator at [email protected] before paying any fees.
  2. Complete Licensure Request Form
  3. Submit $100 check (Payable to OSU) to the College of Education. Send to OSU College of Education – 104 Furman Hall / Attn: Licensure / 200 SW 15th Street / Corvallis, OR 97331
  4. Submit licensure application and pay licensure fee to TSPC (Oregon licensure only, see fee overview below).
  5. If your fingerprints are not current, complete the fingerprinting section in your TSPC application.
  6. Send official transcripts and required exam scores to TSPC.

 

Adding Endorsements and Specializations:

OSU offers an ESOL endorsement program and Dual Language specialization (online or on campus). For questions on the ESOL endorsement or Dual Language specialization to your teaching license, please contact Tiffany Palaniuk ([email protected] or 541-737-2983).

  1. Meet all licensure requirements for adding the endorsement or specialization
  2. Complete Licensure Request Form
  3. Submit $100 check (Payable to OSU) to the College of Education. Send to OSU College of Education – 104 Furman Hall / Attn: Licensure / 200 SW 15th Street / Corvallis, OR 97331
  4. Submit licensure application and pay licensure fee to TSPC (Oregon licensure only, see fee overview below).
  5. If your fingerprints are not current, complete the fingerprinting section in your TSPC application.
  6. Send official transcripts and required exam scores to TSPC.
 
For subject area endorsements, you may work directly with your district and TSPC. Reference TSPC's website for more information.
 

Licensure in Other States

  1. To be recommended for licensure, you must meet state licensure requirements. If you have questions about whether or not you meet these requirements, contact the Licensure and Placement Coordinator at [email protected] before paying any fees.
  2. Obtain and complete program verification form from the state for which you are applying for licensure.
  3. Submit form to Missy Kloos at [email protected] or to the address provided below, along with a $25 check (payable to OSU). Send to: OSU College of Education – 104 Furman Hall / Attn: Licensure / 200 SW 15th Street / Corvallis, OR  97331

 

Licensure Fees

Teacher Licensure Programs:

  • TSPC eLicensing fee - $192 ($182 application fee + $10 portal processing fee)
  • TSPC Fingerprints - $73.50  ($61 application fee + $12.50 Fieldprint fee)
  • ORELA Protecting Student & Civil Rights in Educational Environment Exam - $95*
  • Subject Area Exam - $120 or above (varies by subject)
  • Watermark (Taskstream) - $46
  • OSU Licensure fee - $100 (varies depending on degree & program completion date)

*The requirement for Oregon educator candidates to take and pass the ORELA Protecting Student and Civil Rights in the Educational Environment has been temporarily suspended until further notice. Learn more about this update at the TSPC's website.

 

School Counselor Program:

  • TSPC eLicensing fee - $192 ($182 application fee + $10 portal processing fee)
  • TSPC Fingerprints - $73.50  ($61 application fee + $12.50 Fieldprint fee)
  • ORELA Protecting Student & Civil Rights in Educational Environment Exam - $95*
  • OSU Licensure fee - $100 

*The requirement for Oregon educator candidates to take and pass the ORELA Protecting Student and Civil Rights in the Educational Environment has been temporarily suspended until further notice. Learn more about this update at the TSPC's website.

 

Add-On Endorsement Program for Inservice Teachers:

  • OSU Licensure fee - $100
  • TSPC eLicensing fee - $192 ($182 application fee + $10 portal processing fee)
  • Watermark (Taskstream) - $46
  • Subject Area exam - $120 or above (varies by subject)

 

Resources

Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC)

National Associate of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement

Teaching-Certification.com (licensure guide by state)

OSU Career Development Center

 

Contact

Missy Kloos, Licensure and Placement Coordinator
104 E Furman Hall
541-737-4841