Special Services Personnel Licensure

To apply for your Special Services Personnel License (Master of Arts in Education-School Counseling; Specialist in School Psychology-School Psychologist; Master of Science-Communication Disorders Speech-Language Pathologist; or Master of Social Work - School Social Worker), complete and submit the following to the CEAP licensure specialist:


  • Form A - Application for a North Carolina License.  Must include handwritten signature. 
  • Form V - Verification by Institution. Complete only top three lines.
  • A DPI fee is required in order to submit your application packet, see Payments and Mailing Instructions


 Test Scores
  • Attach copy of Praxis II qualifying score.  Praxis testing and registration information can be found through Educational Testing Service.  Contact the CEAP licensure specialist if you have questions. 
  • The Speech-Language Pathologist license has a NCBOESLPA testing requirement instead of a Praxis II requirement.  Contact the Department of Public Instruction at 800.577.7994 for information about this licensure requirement.
  • The School Social Worker license currently has no Praxis II test requirement.



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