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What Certifications Are Need For STEM Courses?

Teacher Certification Specialist

Laurie Richison
405.743.5482 or laurie.richison@careertech.ok.gov

Oklahoma State Department of Education

This application will be the primary sign-in account management system used by educators, school district personnel and SDE administrators.  All user accounts from the original SSO system were imported and can still be used to access your certification records (OECS - Oklahoma Educator Credentialing System). User Guide

Select the title above to access the current computer-based or paper-based testing dates.

The following links contain additional information relevant to teacher certification:

1. Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation: This website allows you to register to take Oklahoma Teacher Certification examinations.

2. State Department of Education: State Department of Education Certification, 405.521.3337

NSU Continuing Teacher Education Test Prep Center

Northeastern State University (NSU) in Tahlequah offers test preparation courses for future and existing teachers. All courses are taught by full-time NSU faculty and staff.

Test prep courses are $50 each and include practice tests and additional materials. Group rates are available. Courses are usually scheduled on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. one week before the test date.

For additional information call (918) 449-6470 or visit their website

Last Modified on Apr 11, 2022