The New York State Teacher Certification Examination Program is designed to help insure that teachers and school leaders have the knowledge and skills that are necessary for service in the State's schools.  The testing program is administered by Pearson for the New York State Education Department.

Individuals seeking a teaching certificate must achieve qualifying scores on a set of assessments, depending on the certificate title.

For Certification Examination Information including:

online registration for tests
test study guides
test schedule and locations
test frameworks
go to www.nystce.nesinc.com External Link Icon

Last Updated: March 3, 2015