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a. On the left menu under New Applications click “Initial Professional”
b. Verify your personal information - edit if changes are necessary
c. Complete the Professional Conduct Section – click yes or no
NOTE: If you select “Yes” you will be asked to provide a brief statement
d. Click “Professional Certificate” - This is very important!
e. Click the “I Accept” box to release your educational information
f. Select institution - drop down box - “University of Central Missouri”
g. Click “Submit to Institution”
h. Wait for confirmation message
i. Click “Log Out” on the left menu
Your application should now be viewable in our work log. We will process your application and submit it to DESE after your degree is awarded by UCM.
DESE must have a current background check and a passing PRAXIS or Missouri Content Assessment score on file before your certificate will be issued.