Licensure Changes and Information
Educator Licensure Changes (effective September 2015)

Read about upcoming changes to the Educator Licensing Policy.

Go to the Tennessee Department of Education License site for more information.

New Teacher Licensure Processing Information

Processing information concerning New Teacher Licenses.

Beginning July 1, 2016, applications for renewal and advancement may be submitted through the TNCompass licensure system.  Beginning August 1, 2016, the department of education will no longer accept paper application for any licensure transactions, except for applications from candidates applying based on out-of-state credentials, permits, and waivers.  

 

To access TNCompass, visit:  www.tdoe.tncompass.org

On-Line License Renewal

Beginning July 1, 2016, applications for renewal and advancement may be submitted through the TNCompass licensure system.  Beginning August 1, 2016, the department of education will no longer accept paper application for any licensure transactions, except for applications from candidates applying based on out-of-state credentials, permits, and waivers.  

 

Licensure Information