Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada

Teacher Certification Office

Teacher Certification Office

NS Department of Education and Early Childhod Development
Brunswick Place
2021 Brunswick Street
P.O. Box 578
Halifax, NS B3J 2S9

Phone: 902-424-6620
Fax: 902-424-3814

The Teacher Certification Office is responsible for:

  • initial certification of teachers

  • approval of all courses and programs for changes in teacher certification classification

  • creation and maintenance of teaching service records for individual teachers for salary purposes

  • recognition of teaching service for salary increment purposes for service completed outside the public schools of Nova Scotia