Published: 5/14/2015 1:09 PM
Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB)
EPSB is responsible for issuing and renewing certificates for all Kentucky teachers and administrators.

The Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) staff works closely with local school districts in the hiring process to ensure a properly credentialed educator in every professional position in Kentucky schools.  Staff also works with Kentucky colleges and universities, out-of-state institutions, and national evaluation agencies.   


More information about EPSB:

Questions about certification:
Toll Free Number: 888-598-7667
Fax Number: 502-564-7080
Questions about compilation of data:
HOUSSE Calculator (high, objective uniform State standard of evaluation)This application provides Kentucky educators assistance in defining "highly qualified" teachers under the federal No Child Left Behind(NCLB) legislation as applied to the certification regulations of the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB).  The application interprets information supplied by the user to determine whether an individual meets the requirements for being a "highly qualified" teacher.  Once "highly qualified" teacher status is determined, the form should be printed and filed in the school district. 
More information on the HOUSSE Calculator:
Candace Souder 
Office of Next-Generation Learners
Division of Next-Generation Professionals
500 Mero Street, 19th Floor CPT
Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 564-1479
Fax (502) 564-4007