Early Childhood Teacher Certification
Every state determines its teacher licensure/certification policies. The state and territory profiles show the certifications and endorsements for teachers working with children from birth through third grade, as well as state timelines or cycles for reviewing these policies.
If a state is marked with an asterisk (*), NAEYC is still awaiting feedback from the particular state. NAEYC welcomes the submission of any clarifications and updates to the information in the state profiles. To submit edits, please email Julia Tavlas, Public Policy Associate, at firstname.lastname@example.org.