Areas of Endorsement for Teacher Certification


UVEI offers certification in the following areas:

  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Art Education (K-12)
  • English (5-12)
  • Mathematics (5-8)
  • Mathematics (7-12)
  • Social Studies (5-12)
  • Chemistry (7-12)
  • Earth/Space Science (7-12)
  • Life Sciences (7-12)
  • Middle Level Science (5-8)
  • Physics (7-12)
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Dual Endorsement

UVEI offers a second endorsement for secondary school Interns highly qualified in two areas (e.g., English and history, physics and math).  Interns seeking a second endorsement must be well-prepared academically in both areas and must successfully complete supervised internships and the required Praxis exams in both. Interns seeking dual endorsements should expect to complete additional performance assessments, praxis exams, and portfolio requirements.

Certification of UVEI Graduates

The Upper Valley Educators Institute is a nonprofit corporation, independent of any other educational institution.  The program is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).  UVEI is approved to recommend teacher certification to the Department of Education of the State of New Hampshire, and UVEI graduates routinely earn Vermont certification. 

Graduates of the program will be accorded consideration for licensure by the members of the NASDTEC Compact which includes 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam have signed this interstate agreement.