Certification and Licensure


Requirements and Procedures

Select your program to view certification and licensure requirements, procedures, program codes, and step by step instructions on how to obtain certification and licensure.

New York State Certification Test Prep and edTPA Resources

edTPA Safety Net

Teacher certification candidates who complete student teaching or a similar clinical experience but were not able to complete their edTPA due to the COVID-19 crisis are eligible to be exempt from the edTPA. Candidates must instead take and pass the Assessment of Teaching Skills Written (ATS-W), or use a prior passing score on the ATS-W.

COVID-19 Emergency Certification