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NCDPI Licensure Procedures

Completers seeking a North Carolina License should:

  1. Create an account and log-in to https://vo.licensure.ncpublicschools.gov/
  2. Enter background information - full name, address, social security number, date of birth, telephone number, sex, race, and questions related to convictions or revoked certificates/licenses.
  3. Upload official, degree-dated transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (except those that NCDPI already has from previous licenses, if applicable). If licensure-only, request final transcripts with final grades posted.
  4. Upload Praxis II and/or Pearson tests scores, as required by NCDPI for the program.
  5. Upload the Certificate of Teaching Capacity (CTC)--for initial teaching programs only.
  6. Pay online with a credit/debit card.

Note 1: Upload all materials at the same time once you receive your degree-dated/final transcripts. The licensure website will not archive your documents for more than thirty days without an action on your license (which cannot be done without all require materials).

For the Licensure Officer to verify a completer for NCDPI Licensure on the website:

  1. Upload a copy of the official transcripts (all degree dated transcripts), test scores, and CTC (if required) into Foliotek.
  2. Upload the SOE Data and Verification formsigned by the program coordinator, into Foliotek as well.

Completers seeking Out-of-State Licensure:

  1. Complete the SOE Data and Verification formsigned by the program coordinator.
  2. Upload a copy of the SOE Data and Verification form, a copy of official transcripts, test scores, and Certificate of Teaching Capacity form (if required) to Foliotek (Program Exit/Completion Gateway).

For Out-of-State Completers, who want a Verification Form from another state completed, please contact the Licensure Officer.

NCDPI Licensure Procedures for Counseling

Completers should:

  1. Create an account and log-in to https://vo.licensure.ncpublicschools.gov/
  2. Enter background information - full name, address, social security number, date of birth, telephone number, sex, race, and questions related to convictions or revoked certificates/licenses.
  3. Upload official, degree-dated transcripts** from all colleges/universities attended (except those that NCDPI already has from previous licenses, if applicable).
  4. Upload Praxis scores, CPCE scores as required by NCDPI for the program.
  5. Pay online with a credit/debit card.
  6. Please also upload your official transcript, Praxis scores, and School of Education Data and Verification form to Foliotek.  These documents provide us important information for accreditation and to expedite verification by NCCU’s licensing officer.

**Items uploaded only stay for 30 days.  After 30 days you will have to upload documents again.  It may be mid-January (for December graduates) and mid-June (for May graduates) before your official transcript is sent to you and it may be easier to wait until you receive your transcript before uploading all required documents.

Note 1: Upload all materials at the same time once you receive your degree-dated/final transcripts. The licensure website will not archive your documents for more than thirty days without an action on your license (which cannot be done without all require materials.

For the NCCU Licensure Officer to verify a completer for NCDPI Licensure on the website:

  1. Upload a copy of your official degree dated transcripts, test scores, and CTC (if required, not required for counseling students) into Foliotek.
  2. Upload the SOE Data and Verification form, signed by the program coordinator, into Foliotek as well.

NCDPI Licensure Procedures for MSA Completers

Completers should:

  1. Create an account and log-in to https://vo.licensure.ncpublicschools.gov/
  2. Enter background information—full name, address, social security number, date of birth, telephone number, sex, race, and questions related to convictions or revoked certificates/licenses.
  3. Upload official, degree-dated transcripts** from all colleges/universities attended (except those that NCDPI already has from previous licenses, if applicable). If licensure-only, request final transcripts with final grades posted. (Only your graduate transcript is required because you have or had an initial license)
  4. Upload Praxis scores if you are getting a supervision license
  5. Pay online with a credit/debit card.
  6. Please also upload your official transcript, Praxis scores (only if adding Supervision), and School of Education Data and Verification form to Foliotek.  These documents provide us important information for accreditation and to expedite verification by NCCU’s licensing officer (see item #2 below).

**Items uploaded only stay for 30 days. After 30 days you will have to upload documents again. It may be mid-January (for December graduates) and mid-June (for May graduates) before your official transcript is sent to you and it may be easier to wait until you receive your transcript before uploading all required documents.

Note 1: Upload all materials at the same time once you receive your degree-dated/final transcripts. The licensure website will not archive your documents for more than thirty days without an action on your license (which cannot be done without all require materials.

For the NCCU Licensure Officer to verify a completer for NCDPI Licensure on the website:

  1. Upload a copy of the transcripts, test scores (if necessary), and CTC (if required, not required for counseling students or MSA students) into Foliotek.
  2. Upload the SOE Data and Verification form, signed by the program coordinator, into Foliotek as well.

Licensure Officer Contact Information

Dr. Cheryl T. Horton
School of Education, H.M. Michaux Jr. Building, Office 2082
Cheryl.horton@nccu.edu
(919) 530-5182

 
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