Nevada - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Authority

Educator Licensure Authority
Policy Type: 

The Commission on Professional Standards in Education oversees the Nevada teacher certification process and dictates the requirements needed in order to become certified within the state.


1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 391.027, the Commission shall adopt regulations:
(a) Prescribing the qualifications for licensing teachers and other educational personnel, including, without limitation, the qualifications for a license to teach middle school or junior high school education, and the procedures for the issuance and renewal of those licenses.

Adopting Authority: 
Standards Board
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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