School Library Connection


Contact Information

Kansas State Department of Education
Teacher Licensure and Accreditation (TLA)
120 SE 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1182

Phone: (785) 296-2288
Fax: (785) 296-7933

Kansas Board of Education:

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes

Master's Degree Needed: Yes

Praxis II Library Media Specialist Test Needed: Yes: Score of 153 or above

Conditional School Specialist License:

Other Testing Needed: Yes, passing scores on the Praxis II – Principles of Learning and Teaching Description: A Master's degree in library science and current teacher licensure.

Reciprocity: Yes, through the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement. This can be found at: