Endorsement Application


DO NOT SUBMIT THIS APPLICATION UNTIL YOU ARE IN THE FINAL TERM OF YOUR PROGRAM AND HAVE APPLIED FOR YOUR DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED EARLY MAY BE DELETED.


To add an area to an existing teaching license:

  1. Log-on to the site below
  2. Select Add an area to my license
  3. Select By Program of Study
  4. Choose University of Central Arkansas as your Educator Preparation Program
  5. Choose your endorsement area and click Add Area. [See note below.]
  6. Continue through the application until you receive the message “Your application has been sent to your Educator Preparation Program Coordinator for approval.”

aels.ade.arkansas.gov/AELS/Account/TeacherLogin.aspx


The areas listed below are the most common UCA endorsement areas. With the list showing, type the corresponding three-digit number. The list will jump to that area.

  • 258 – Special Education: K-12
  • 252 – Early Childhood SpEd Integrated: B-K
  • 287 – Reading: K-12  [For UCA’s Reading MSE program, also add 527 Dyslexia to the same application.]
  • 527 – Dyslexia: K-12
  • 521 – Instructional Facilitator (ASTL)
  • 115 – Online Teaching: K-12
  • 286 – Library Media Specialist: K-12
  • 288 – Guidance & Counseling: K-12
  • 289 – Gifted & Talented: K-12
  • 247 – English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • 276 – Building Level Administration
  • 277 – District Level Administration
  • 280 – Program Administration/Curriculum
  • 282 – Program Administration/Special Education

The Office of Candidate Service will send your Praxis scores and your transcript to the Arkansas Department of Education.