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Safety Nets for certain single-subject Revised Content Specialty Tests to expire June 30, 2017

 

To: Deans and Directors of Institutions of Higher Education Offering Educator Preparation Programs; Certification Officers; and Other Interested Parties
From: John L. D’Agati, Deputy Commissioner of Office of Higher Education
Date:

March 07, 2017

Subject: Safety Nets for certain single-subject Revised Content Specialty Tests to expire June 30, 2017 pdf file (308KB)

As you may be aware, the Board of Regents adopted safety nets for the revised Content Specialty Tests (CSTs) that went operational in fall 2014 and fall 2015. The safety net provisions for the CSTs that went operational in fall 2014 and 2015, which are listed below, will expire on June 30, 2017.

Please advise all faculty, staff, and students that, effective July 1, 2017, any candidates pursuing certification in one of the fields listed below who have not already taken and passed a CST in that field will be required to take the revised Content Specialty Test.

Safety Nets Expiring on June 30, 2017

Agriculture

Library Media Specialist

Blind and Visually Impaired

Literacy

Business and Marketing

Mathematics

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Physical Education

English Language Arts

Students with Disabilities

Educational Technology Specialist

Technology Education

Family and Consumer Science

Multi-Subject B-2

Gifted Education

Multi-Subject 1-6

Health Education

Multi-Subject 5-9

Please also note that the safety net for the Multi-Subject 7-12 (mathematics portion) does not expire until June 30, 2018.

Visit our web site at http://www.regents.nysed.gov/common/regents/files/1016hea2.pdf External linkand http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/certificate/certexamsafetynetchart.html for additional information.

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