Certification in Another State

The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification interstate contract assists teachers and other educators who find it necessary to move to another state by providing a vehicle for recognition of their educational training if such educators have completed state approved teacher education programs or are state certified with appropriate experience. Below are the states that are parties with Michigan in the NASDTEC interstate contract. 


  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia


  • No contracts


  • No contracts


  • No contracts

Information reprinted from "The NASDTEC Manual on the Preparation and Certification of Educational Personnel 2004", Ninth Edition, National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, 2004.

Further information about certification requirements in other states:

Frequently other states will request a program verification form or institutional recommendation form completed by the teacher/administrator certification officer or dean of your college or university. If the state you are applying to requires the completion of this form please forward it to our office.