Persons changing rank or adding an area of certification must file a CA-1 with Teacher Education Services.  Forms are available from your Board of Education, Teacher Education Services, or the EPSB website.

  • Complete pages 1, 3 and the top portion of page 5.  Be sure to specify the desired action (e.g., rank change, principal certification) on the CA-1 where appropriate.  Page 1 of the CA-1 must be signed by your superintendent prior to submission to TES.
  • Mail all 3 pages to: 
    Teacher Education Services, ATTN:  Dr. Alesa Walker, 2101 Alexander Hall,  Murray State University,  Murray, KY 42071-3340 
  • Pay the fee to EPSB online.
  • Order a transcript online and have it sent electronically to the EPSB. All Murray State University transcripts are requested through National Student Clearinghouse (NSC).

Questions or need assistance? Call 270.809.2110.

State Certification

Certification requirements can be quite different from state to state. To help you prepare for your own state certification, this is a collection of sites or general certification office information for each state, providing certification requirements and regulations, salary ranges, application fees, employment opportunities, downloadable forms and publications, and frequently asked questions.

Click on state name for specific requirements

Additional Resources