This application is for individuals who are applying for a five (5)-year renewable Pupil Service Staff certificate with an endorsement in one of the areas listed below.

Areas of endorsement:

  • Audiology
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • School Counselor
  • School Counselor - Basic
  • School Nurse
  • School Psychologist
  • School Social Worker
  • Speech-Language Pathologist


All applicants for Pupil Service Staff certificates should submit:


Please click on the dropdowns below to view required application materials specific to your area of endorsement.


  • Official Transcript with Master’s Degree in Audiology
  • Copy of Occupational Therapist (OT) License
  • Copy of Physical Therapist (PT) License
  • Official Transcript with Master’s Degree
  • Institutional Recommendation verifying state-approved School Counselor Program
    • To include verification of a 700 hour practicum, with 75% of the hours (525 hours) in a K-12 setting to include time in Elementary, Middle, and High School
  • Official Transcript with Master’s Degree
  • Copy of a valid Idaho license issued by the applicable Idaho licensing body for social worker or licensed professional counselors or licensed clinical professional counselor.

Three (3)-year Interim Certificate (if you do not hold a Bachelor’s Degree)

  • Copy of Idaho Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Official Transcript with Nursing Program

Five (5)-year Renewable Certificate (if you hold a Bachelor’s Degree)

  • Copy of Idaho Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Official Transcript with Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Education, or health-related field

Three (3)-year Interim Certificate

  • Official Transcript with a Master’s Degree in Psychology
  • Verification of enrollment in a School Psychologist program

Five (5)-year Renewable Certificate

  • Official Transcript with a Master’s Degree or higher in School Psychology
  • Institutional Recommendation verifying state-approved school psychologist program
    • To include verification of a 1200 hour practicum in school psychology OR
    • Copy of current National Certification for School Psychologist (NCSP) certificate
  • Official transcript with Master's Degree in Social Work
  • Institutional Recommendation verifying state-approved School Social Worker program
    • To include verification of a school social work practicum in a preK-12 setting OR
    • Post-LMSW extensive experience working with children and families
  • Copy of Idaho Social Worker License issued by the Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses

Three (3)-year Interim Certificate

  • Official Transcript with a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Verification of enrollment in a Master's Degree program for Speech-Language Pathologist

Five (5)-year Renewable Certificate

  • Official Transcript with Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology


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