Applying for NH Licensure
Here is the NHDOE powerpoint presentation from 12/6/2020.
- Application Process for School Counseling and School Psychology graduates.
- Application Process for School Principal, Superintendent, Special Ed Admin, Curriculum Admin, and/or Library Media Specialist Graduates.
- Application Process for Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, English Ed, Math Ed, Social Studies Ed, Art Ed, Music Ed, Physical Education and/or Health Education graduates.
- Application Process for Digital Learning Specialist, TESOL and/or Special Education graduates.
Per NH DOE rules, graduates must submit/complete the licensure application requirements within 3 years of completing the program.
Licensure Testing Requirements
New Hampshire Basic Skills:
Candidates in educator preparation programs must demonstrate basic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. There are several ways a candidate may demonstrate their skill. The most common is the Praxis Core Exam or the SAT Test Evaluation request.
Passing the Praxis II is a New Hampshire Department of Education requirement for licensure and a prerequisite for certain graduate programs prior to the Internship in Teaching.
Foundations of Reading:
Required for Early Childhood Education Licensure and Elementary Education (K-6 and K-8) Licensure. Here is a link to the Pearson website.
NH Licensures requiring the Praxis II: