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Northwest Missouri State University


Provisional Certification

A Provisional Certificate is for newly hired teachers or counselors who are enrolled in a DESE-approved program at Northwest and have been hired by a school district on a Provisional Certificate.

You may complete your profile and application by choosing “DESE Web Applications” at the DESE Homepage or at DESE Educator Certification. As you complete your on‑line profile and application, you will take the following steps: