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Listed below are all of the licenses the College of Education at the University of Memphis provides. Visit their site to learn more!
The Instructional Leadership License - Aspiring (ILL-A) is an administrator license, valid for five years, that is issued to applicants who hold a bachelor's degree and are enrolled in an instructional leadership preparation program approved by the State Board of Education. The ILL-A may not be renewed.
The Instructional leadership License - Beginning (ILL-B) is an administrator license, valid for five years, that is issued to applicants who hold a bachelor's degree, have completed an instructional leadership preparation program approved by the State Board of Education, and have submitted passing scores on the required content assessment. The ILL-B may be renewed.
The Job Embedded Practitioner (JEP) Teaching License is issued to candidates who have obtained a job in a school prior to completing a Residency or Clinical Teaching Semester. The University of Memphis is authorized to collaborate with public, private and charter schools in the State of Tennessee in order to issue Job Embedded Practitioner Licenses. The process begins in the school's or district's Human Resources Office.
Individuals applying for the Practitioner Occupational Teacher License must meet the following criteria:
In addition to meeting the criteria, candidates should submit the following to the Tennessee Department of Education:
The Practitioner School Services Personnel License is issued to the following candidates:
The University of Memphis can assist candidates holding an active Tennessee teaching license to add other endorsements. Some endorsements may be added to an initial license by a test-only option. Additional information for the Tennessee Department of Education including the Endorsement Flexibility and Additional Endorsements Form can be found on their website (click "Add an Endorsement or Degree" and then "Academic Teacher") or here>.