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Mccracken County Schools
5347 Benton Rd.     Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
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Interested in Teaching?

If you are interested in teaching in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and do not currently hold a Kentucky Teaching Certificate, you must complete the CA-1 form from the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board. 


Education Professional Standards Board Division of Certification

Currently Teaching?
If you have completed a Master's program you must complete the CA-1 form. A new teaching certificate must be sumbitted to Ellie Egner in HR.  After the certificate has been recieved your pay will be adjusted accordingly.

Teachers are expected to check their certificate expiration data and take the required action if their certificate is expiring soon. Immediately upon receipt of the new certificate, you should send one copy to HR to be placed in your personnel file. Contact the Human Resources department for further help/information.

Certificate Expiring Soon?


- If you have a Master’s degree and just need to renew, click here  


- If you have a Bachelor’s degree and are renewing for the first time and do not have your Master’s yet, click here.  


- If you are a CTE teacher, please email Ellie Egner to determine which certificate you will need for renewal.


- If you are pursuing alternative certification (Option 6 Temporary Provisional), click here.  


- If you anticipate a Rank change (Master’s or Rank I) or are adding to your certificate, click here.  


Note: EPSB is no longer printing and mailing certificates.  Instead, you will receive an email that it is ready. You will login to your EPSB account and download the pdf certificate and forward this to Ellie Egner in HR.



If you need more information, please feel free to contact the HR department (270) 538-4222.


McCracken County Schools
District Office
5347 Benton Rd. Paducah, KY 42003
Phone: 270-538-4000
Nondiscrimination Statement
Students, their families, employees, and potential employees of McCracken County Schools are hereby notified that the McCracken County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex or disability in employment, vocational programs, or activities set forth in compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations. Any persons having inquiries concerning McCracken County Schools™ compliance with Title II, Title VI, Title IX and/or Section 504 may contact: Director of Special Education and/or Director of Personnel and/or Director of Pupil Personnel, 5347 Benton Road, Paducah, KY 42003, (270) 538-4000. The McCracken County School System offers the following career and technical programs for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English proficiency, sex or disability in grades 9-12: Agriculture, Business and Office Technology, Technology and Pre-Engineering. Persons seeking further information concerning the career and technical education offerings and specific pre-requisite criteria should contact: Mr. Michael Ceglinski, Principal of McCracken County High School, 6530 New Highway 60 West, Paducah, KY 42001, 270-538-4300, To obtain this information in a language other than English, call 270-538-4000.
504/ADA | Director of Special Education and/or Director of Personnel
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY 42003
(270) 538-4000
Title IX | Director of Pupil Personnel
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY, 42003
(270) 538-4000
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McCracken County Schools
5347 Benton Road
Paducah, KY 42003
phone:  270-538-4000
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