By Charles Lee III, CPN Department of Education College Advisor

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education and Workforce Development & Social Services have entered into a partnership with the Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability to offer free teacher certification tests. Tests offered are the:

  • Oklahoma General Education Test
  • Oklahoma Professional Teacher Examination
  • Oklahoma Subject Area Tests

All CPN tribal members are eligible. Citizens of federally recognized tribes in the CPN 477 service area (Pottawatomie, Cleveland, Lincoln, Payne, and Seminole counties along with Oklahoma County east of Post Road) are also eligible for this benefit. To apply, contact Workforce Development & Social Services Education Counselor Kandi McCracken at 405-878-3854 or