New Initial Certification Exams for Teachers and School Building Leaders
Please note that the New York State Teacher Certification examination requirements have changed. If you expect to graduate in June 2014 or later, you will need to wait for the new tests to be phased in (Test Development Schedule). The Content Specialty Tests (CSTs) will also change. The current version of the CST will be valid regardless of when you graduate.
More information on the new exams: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/certificate/certexamsl2012.html
Procedures for the INTERNSHIP CERTIFICATE
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2007!
ALL Candidates applying for certification must use the TEACH ONLINE SERVICES Application System. The state will no longer accept paper applications. All information required to apply via the TEACH System is available on this website and on the TEACH Instruction Sheet.
Please be aware of deadlines to apply for graduation. Deadlines are listed on the academic calendar for each semester. The calendar and application can be found on the registrar's website. Failure to apply for graduation will delay your degree & certification by at least 1 semester. Students in advanced certificate programs should also apply for graduation even though not technically receiving a degree.
Please use the links to the right to navigate through this site. I trust you will be able to find answers to all questions you may have regarding certification.