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Applicants with foreign training must meet the same academic requirements as applicants trained in the United States.
Below you will find the application process when coming from out of country.
Applying for Certification:
Beginning May 2, 2022, the application for certification can be submitted electronically by creating/logging into your account in the new KECS Web Portal. Once logged in, click on “Start an Application” on the Dashboard page and follow the prompts in the application wizard to apply for Initial certification and submit the required documentation. A certification fee of $85 will be required as the final step before submitting your electronic application.
Transcripts:Please see the above reference for transcript evaluations. The official copies of this evaluation will need to be submitted by mail to:
Testing/PRAXIS:If you are supplying the verified two years of experience, the KY PRAXIS tests are not required and you may skip that part of the application. If not supplying the experience requirement, PRAXIS requirements can be found here: http://www.ets.org/praxis/ky/requirements/ If you have tested outside of Kentucky, select the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (code 7283) to have ETS electronically submit your scores to our office.