Application and Selection Process

Tips on Completing the Application

  • Here are a few suggestions as you begin the application process. Please email us at  if you have questions about the application process.
  • The application does not offer a Save function, so you will need to be prepared to complete it in one sitting.
  • We suggest drafting the essays in a Word document, then cutting and pasting into the fields below. This way you will reduce the chances that you lose any of your answers.
  • If you have questions or experience difficulties with the application, please email us at

Your Background Information

Educational Background

 No  Yes, I have a graduate degree

Prior Experience

 Short-term only (e.g. one semester at school, summer job)
 Grew up in New Orleans or the Greater New Orleans area
 Grew up in Louisiana
 Attended school in New Orleans (K-12, college, or graduate school)
 Attended school in Louisiana (K-12, college, or graduate school)
 Currently live in New Orleans
 Currently live in Louisiana
 Lived in New Orleans for 5+ years
 Lived in Louisiana 5+ years

Exams Required for Admission

 Biology: Content Knowledge (5235)
 Chemistry: Content Knowledge (5245)
 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001)
 English Language Arts: Content and Analysis (5039)
 Mathematics: Content Knowledge (5161)
 Middle School English Language Arts (5047)
 Middle School Math (5169)
 Middle School Science (5440)
 Middle School Social Studies (5089)
 Physics: Content Knowledge (5265)
 Social Studies: Content and Interpretation (5086)[SR1]

Your Program Certification Preferences

Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Special Education (SPED)
English Language Learners (ELL)

Resume & Essay Questions


 No  Yes
 No  Yes
Thank you for your application.