MO Adding an Endorsement to a Teaching Certificate - Reciprocity Pathway

Adding an Endorsement to a Missouri Teaching Certificate - Reciprocity Pathway


Missouri educators may add a subject area by either passing appropriate content exam(s) (for certain subject areas) or by satisfying specific subject requirements.

WGU Program


How to Add an Additional Endorsement


English Language Learning (ENDELL, MAELL)

Please see the MO ESL Adding An Endorsement - Reciprocity Pathway student handbook article. 




Step 1: Follow the instructions here that lead you to submit an online Additional application.

Step 2: If you are applying based on the completion of a WGU program and satisfying specific subject requirements, Request official transcripts in sealed envelopes from every college where you completed coursework applicable to the endorsement sought. Two copies of your final WGU transcript will be sent to you along with your diploma upon graduation. If you would like to order additional transcripts, see WGU Transcript Request. Do not request a transcript until you have received notice of graduation so that your graduation date will appear on your transcript. Be sure to leave your transcripts in the sealed envelopes to be included with your application packet

Step 3: Compile all of the application documents:
1. application form
2. official transcripts, if applicable
3. a copy of your content exam score report, if applicable

Step 4: Submit all of these materials together in one packet to:


Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
Educator Certification Office
PO Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480





Article Number: 19808, 1564