An Exception Authorization is issued strictly in emergency situations to individuals who, due to extenuating circumstances, have not met all of the requirements for full licensure. It is valid for one year and allows the applicant to teach in a Wyoming school district while the requirements to obtain full licensure are completed.
Applicants must meet very specific requirements in order to be eligible for an Exception Authorization. In addition, an Exception Authorization is valid ONLY for the specific job position which the applicant originally applied for when requesting the Exception. It is not transferable to any other job position within the district or for the same position in any other district.
Applicants may be issued an Exception Authorization under the following circumstances ONLY:
For complete details on the requirements and limitations on the Exception Authorization, please download and review the Exception Authorization Application Packet or Chapter 5 of the Wyoming Rules and Regulations Governing Licensure for School Personnel, found here.