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Due to unforeseen circumstances, all members of the Pima Community College (PCC) Governing Board will be attending the Board's March 8, 2023, Regular Meeting remotely. At the discretion of the Board Chair, PCC administrators and others making scheduled presentations to the Board may also be appearing remotely. Tonight's meeting will otherwise be conducted in a hybrid format as previously noticed, and members of the public may still attend in person at PCC's District Office, room C-105. During the "Public Comment-Call to the Audience" portion of tonight's meeting, public comments may still be made either remotely or in person. PCC staff will be on-site in room C-105 to assist members of the public attending in person who wish to address comments to the Board.

Professional Licensure by State - District of Columbia

You hold an active full teaching credential in another state.

Required documents to submit:

  • A copy of your active full teaching credential(s).
  • An Identity History Summary Check (IHSC) issued by the FBI or an approved FBI channeler agency.
  • Official education transcripts from all institution(s) where you completed a degree and related studies. Applicants with degrees and studies from institutions outside of the US must submit a foreign credential evaluation report issued by an approved evaluation agency.
  • Passing test scores for the applicable basic skills and subject content exam required for the teaching area of the credential. For subject areas where a subject content exam has not adopted, the applicant must hold a completed degree major in the subject area or have completed an approved educator licensure program in the area.
  • All pages of your final end-of-year performance rating reports verifying that you achieved at least an effective or equivalent performance ratings for two school years (if applicable). Currently the DC Public Schools (DCPS) agency is the only DC LEA that administers an official educator evaluation system that is accepted by OSSE for credentialing purposes.

Approval Status

Pima Community College’s Post Baccalaureate Teacher Education Program meets the academic requirements for initial certification.

State Website

District of Columbia Licensure Website

Contact Information

Office of the State Superintendent of Education
1050 First Street, NE,
Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 727-6436
TTY: 711


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