Guide NameUser TypeDescriptionForms
Form 4 - Professional Teacher, Student Support, Administrative Renewal Applications - Applicant User GuideApplicantRequest renewal of your Professional Teaching, Student Support, or Administrative Certificate, or to convert a Five-Year Certificate or to a Permanent Certificate4
Form 19, 19A, 19R - Initial Administrative Applications (Principal, Supervisor of Instruction, Superintendent)ApplicantApply for an initial professional Administrative Certificate endorsed for a Principal, Supervisor, and/or Superintendent.19, 19A, 19R
Form 20S, 20SA, 20SR - Initial and Reciprocity Student Support Applications (Counselors, School Nurse, School Psychologists, Social Services and Attendance) - Applicant User GuideApplicantApply for an initial Student Support Certificate as a School Counselor, School Nurse, School Psychologist or Social Services and Attendance Director.20S, 20SA, 20SR
Form 20T - Initial Professional In-State Teaching Application - Applicant User GuideApplicantApply for an initial Teaching Certificate after completing a state approved teacher preparation program from an IHE in West Virginia.20T
Form 20A, 20R - Initial Out-of-State and Reciprocity Teacher Applications - Applicant User GuideApplicantApply for an initial Teaching Certificate after completing an approved teacher preparation program from an IHE located outside of West Virginia.20A, 20R
Form 39 - Initial/Renewal Coaching Authorizations - Applicant User GuideApplicantApply for an initial or renewal of the authorization to be a Coach, Athletic Trainer, or Limited Football Trainer after being hired by a West Virginia County School System. 39
Form 8, 8A, 8C, 8R - Add Endorsement to Professional Certificate - Applicant User GuideApplicantAdding an endorsement to a valid WV Professional Teaching Certificate, following completion of coursework at a regionally-accredited college/university (Form 8), or an additional endorsement in Autism (Form 8A), or an additional endorsement based on completion of a PRAXIS II Content Exam (Form 8C), or an endorsement on a valid/renewable out-of-state (Form 8R).8, 8A, 8C, 8R
Form 19, 19A - Administrative - Institutional User GuideIHEApprove an indivdiual for an initial professional Administrative Certificate endorsed for a Principal, Supervisor, and/or Superintendent.19, 19A
Form 4 - Professional Certificate Renewal Institutional User GuideIHEApprove an indivdiual forrenewal of professional Teacher, Student Support, or Administrative Certificate who is currently attending the IHE for an additional endorsement or degree. 4
Form 20A - Out-of-State Professional Teacher Applications - Institutional User GuideIHEApprove an indivdiual for an initial Teaching Certificate after completing an approved teacher preparation program outside of West Virginia.20A
Form 20S, 20SA - Initial Student Support - Institutional User GuideIHEApprove an individual for an initial Student Support Certificate as a School Counselor, School Nurse, School Psychologist or Social Services and Attendance Director after completion of the licensure program at an IHE.20S, 20SA
Form 20T - In-State Teacher Institutional Approval GuideIHEApprove an individual for an initial Teaching Certificate after completing a state approved teacher preparation program from an IHE in West Virginia.20T
Form 8 - Add Endorsements Institutional Approval GuideIHEAdding an endorsement to a valid WV Professional Certificate, following completion of coursework for an indivdiual who currently holds a valid West Virginia Teaching, Student Support, or Administrative Certificate.8
Form 4 - Teacher, Student Support, Administrative Renewals - County Approval GuideCountyApprove a request for an employee to renew a Professional Teaching, Student Support, or Administrative Certificate, or to convert a Five-Year Certificate or to a Permanent Certificate4
Form 20T, 20S - Initial Teacher and Student Support - County Approval GuideCountyApprove an application for an employee for an initial Teaching or Student Support Certificate as a Teacher, School Counselor, School Nurse, School Psychologist or Social Services and Attendance Director.20T, 20S
Form 19, 19A - Initial Administrative - County Approval GuideCountyApprove an employee for an initial professional Administrative Certificate endorsed for a Principal, Supervisor, and/or Superintendent.19, 19A, 19R
Form 39 - Initial Coaching and Renewal - County Approval GuideCountyApprove a request for a hired employee for an initial or renewal of the authorization to be a Coach, Athletic Trainer, or Limited Football Trainer.39
Form 8, 8A, 8C, 8R - Add Endorsement - County Approval GuideCountyApprove an employee to add an endorsement to a valid WV Professional Certificate, following completion of coursework for an indivdiual who currently holds a valid West Virginia Teaching, Student Support, or Administrative Certificate.8, 8A, 8C, 8R
Form 2L, 2S, 2A - Applicant User Guide For Initial Long-Term, Short-Term, and Restricted Short-Term SubstitutesApplicantThese permits allow individuals who do not hold a professional certificate to substitute day-to-day or for an extended amount of time exceeding 30 days. The county determines the type of certificate for which an individual will be applying. 2L, 2S, 2A
Form 2LE - Applicant User Guide for Renewing to a Long-Term Substitute Permit and adding EndorsementsApplicantThis application allows individuals to renew and add new endorsements with authorization from the employing county to a valid Long-Term Substitute Permit2LE
Form 2LR, 2SR, 2AR - Applicant User Guide for Renewal of Short-Term, Long-Term and Restricted Short-Term Substitute PermitsApplicantThese renewal permits allow individuals who do not hold a professional certificate to substitute day-to-day or for an extended amount of time exceeding 30 days. The county determines the type of certificate for which an individual will be applying. 2LR, 2SR, 2AR
Form 8L - Applicant User Guide to add an Additional Endorsement to a valid Long-Term Substitute PermitApplicantThis application allows individuals to add new endorsements with authorization from the employing county to a valid Long-Term Substitute Permit8L
Form 2L, 2S, 2A - County Approval User Guide For Initial Long-Term, Short-Term, and Restricted Short-Term SubstitutesCountyThese permits allow individuals who do not hold a professional certificate to substitute day-to-day or for an extended amount of time exceeding 30 days. The county determines the type of certificate for which an individual will be applying. 2L, 2S, 2A
Form 2LE - County Approval User Guide for Renewing a Long-Term Sbstitute Permit and adding EndorsementsCountyThis application allows individuals to renew and add new endorsements with authorization from the employing county to a valid Long-Term Substitute Permit2LE
Form 2LR, 2SR, 2AR - County Approval User Guide for Renewal of Long-Term, Short-Term and Restricted Short-Term Substitute PermitsCountyThese renewal permits allow individuals who do not hold a professional certificate to substitute day-to-day or for an extended amount of time exceeding 30 days. The county determines the type of certificate for which an individual will be applying. 2LR, 2SR, 2AR
Form 8L - County Approval User Guide to add an Additional Endorsement to a valid Long-Term Substitute PermitCountyThis application allows individuals to add new endorsements with authorization from the employing county to a valid Long-Term Substitute Permit8L
Form 3 Clinical Teacher of RecordApplicantAn individual who does not have a Bachelor’s Degree conferred and has been hired to teach in an area of critical need and shortage while finishing their state-approved teacher preparation program as part of a WVBE approved agreement between an institution of higher education and a WV public school district.3
Form 3 Clinical Teacher of RecordIHEApprove an individual who does not have a Bachelor’s Degree conferred and has been hired to teach in an area of critical need and shortage while finishing their state-approved teacher preparation program as part of a WVBE approved agreement between an institution of higher education and a WV public school district.3
Form 3 Clinical Teacher of RecordCountyApprove an individual who does not have a Bachelor’s Degree conferred and has been hired to teach in an area of critical need and shortage while finishing their state-approved teacher preparation program as part of a WVBE approved agreement between an institution of higher education and a WV public school district.3