School Library Connection


Contact Information

Nevada Department of Education
Teacher Licensing Office
755 N. Toop Street, Suite 107
Carson City, NV 89701

Phone: 755-687-5980
Fax: 775-687-5978

Nevada Department of Education:

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes

Master's Degree Needed: No

Praxis II Library Media Content Test Needed: No

Other Testing Needed: No

Description: To receive an endorsement as a school library media specialist K-12 in Nevada, a person must have a valid elementary, secondary, or special teaching license, excluding a business and industry endorsement. There are two endorsements: School Library Media Specialist and Professional School Library Media Specialists

Evaluation Process for Licensure:

The criteria are:

Only applicants having a cleared background by the Nevada Department of Public Safety and FBI will be processed.

School Library Media Specialist:

Professional School Library Media Specialist:

Reciprocity: Nevada follows the Interstate Agreement with the 50 states and the District of Columbia in the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education & Certification (NASDEC). However, one must meet the state's requirements for teaching licensure because it is not a law. Further information can be found at & LMS Certification - School Library Media Certification By State: Nevada 0