Certification

NYSED has established passing scores for each of the redeveloped Content Specialty Tests (CSTs)

NYSED has established passing scores for each of the redeveloped Content Specialty Tests (CSTs) listed below. The scores for each test/subtest will be released April 8, 2015.

Content Specialty Test

Exams taken between

Multi-Subject: Teachers of Early Childhood (Birth–Grade 2)
Part One: Literacy and English Language Arts (211)

September 22, 2014 and
March 7, 2015

Multi-Subject: Teachers of Early Childhood (Birth–Grade 2)
Part Two: Mathematics (212)

September 22, 2014 and
March 7, 2015

 

 

Multi-Subject: Teachers of Childhood (Grade 1–Grade 6)
Part One: Literacy and English Language Arts (221)

September 22, 2014 and
March 7, 2015

Multi-Subject: Teachers of Childhood (Grade 1–Grade 6)
Part Two: Mathematics (222)

September 22, 2014 and
March 7, 2015

 

 

Multi-Subject: Teachers of Middle Childhood (Grade 5–Grade 9)
Part One: Literacy and English Language Arts (231)

September 22, 2014 and

February 7, 2015

Multi-Subject: Teachers of Middle Childhood (Grade 5–Grade 9)
Part Two: Mathematics (232)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

 

 

Multi-Subject: Secondary Teachers (Grade 7–Grade 12)
Part One: Literacy and English Language Arts (241)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

Multi-Subject: Secondary Teachers (Grade 7–Grade 12)
Part Two: Mathematics (242)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

 

 

Multi-Subject
Part Three: Arts and Sciences (245)

September 22, 2014 and
March 21, 2015

   

Agriculture (068)

September 22, 2014 to
March 7, 2015

Business & Marketing (069)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

Deaf and Hard of Hearing (063)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

English Language Arts (003)

September 22, 2014 and
March 21, 2015

Educational Technology Specialist (071)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

Family and Consumer Sciences (072)

September 22, 2014 to
March 7, 2015

Gifted Education (064)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

Health Education (073)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

Library Media Specialist (074)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

Literacy (065)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

Mathematics (004)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

Physical Education (076)

September 22, 2014 and
February 7, 2015

Students with Disabilities (060)

September 22, 2014 and
March 21, 2015

See “NYSTCE Testing Program Updates external link” for additional information about the new and redeveloped tests.  For preparation guides, test frameworks and other information see “Prepare external link.”

Last Updated: March 31, 2015