ARTC Step by Step

  • Send transcript(s) of all college courses ( “unofficial” copy is OK) to ARTC   (see info below).
  • Send passing PRAXIS I & II scores to DE Dept. of ED and the ARTC coordinator.(As of June 1, 2013 passing scores in all Praxis I subtests [reading, writing & math} will be required.
  • Once ARTC notifies you that you are “eligible,” apply for teaching positions.  Register on State “DEEDS” website:
  • Once employed, your employer notifies ARTC to enroll you. You should notify ARTC as well.
  •  ARTC sends you a welcome letter and tentative schedule for required seminars and courses.
  • Call ARTC office to register for ARTC Seminars (302)831-1100 (first course requirements for certification).
  • State DOE issues your initial license and “emergency certificate.”
  • Register for 4 other ARTC courses with the Office of Professional and Continuing Studies (see info below) as you are scheduled for them.
  • If you haven’t already passed PRAXIS II in your assigned subject, pass PRAXIS II and send scores to DE DOE (deadline: June 30 of year two).
  • Each semester you check in with ARTC about progress.
  • Each year, ARTC writes letter to you, HR office and state updating your status.
  • When you have finished the five required courses, ARTC sends a letter to you, your HR office and the state announcing you have completed ARTC required courses.
  • You request UD registrar’s office send an official final transcript to HR office and DOE.
  • Your HR office sends the state a letter recommending you for “standard certificate.”
  • The state DOE issues you a “standard certificate.”
ARTC ARTC Office of Professional and Continuing Studies ACCESS Center
Frank Livoy, Coordinator
200 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716
Fax 302-831-2708
Stephen Schwartz, Kent & Sussex County Asst. Coordinator
Carter Partnership Center
Georgetown, DE 19947
Deborah Farris, Coordinator
850 Library Ave.
Newark, DE 19716
Fax: 302-831-2789