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Teacher's Certificate

Official recognition of professional teaching skills

Teacher Certification

In Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB) regulates the certification of qualified teaching staff. The Board is also responsible for:

  • developing policies, qualification criteria and the certification process professional teacher and the early childhood educators sector;
  • evaluating the qualifications of teachers and early childhood educators;
  • issuing vocational education certificates to teachers and early childhood educators;
  • maintaining a provincial register of teachers and accredited early childhood educators;
  • administering teacher certification;
  • and, collaborating with school boards in determining the classification of teachers' salaries.

"According to Section 198 of the Education Act, 1995:  “No person shall be engaged, appointed, employed or retained as a teacher or principal in any school unless that person holds a valid teacher’s certificate.”  A teacher’s certificate “certifies” that its holder has met the requirements, established by the SPTRB, to become a member of the teaching profession in Saskatchewan."

For more information on teacher certification, visit the SPTRB's website: sptrb.ca