Certification

List of Acceptable Level Certificates

TEACH Online ServicesThis guide indicates what certificates are acceptable for the issuance of a Conditional certificate in the State of New York through Interstate Reciprocity provided the subject area and grade level are comparable to a NYS certificate. In addition to possessing a valid certificate from another state, New York requires the completion of an approved teacher education program that is comparable to New York State requirements or three years of satisfactory teaching experience within the previous seven years under a qualifying certificate in a subject area and grade level comparable to a NYS certificate.

Disclaimer: This guide is for reference only. Final authority regarding acceptability of any specific certificate remains with the New York State Education Department.

States Beginning with the Letter A

STATE LEVEL TITLE VALIDITY PERIOD SERVICE ACCEPTABLE
Alabama 2 Professional Educator Certificate 5 Years Teacher Yes
2 Professional Educator Certificate 5 Years Support Services Yes
Alaska 2 Regular Certificate, Type A 5 Years, renewable Teacher Yes
Arizona 1 Standard Elementary (K-8) 6 Years Teacher Yes
1 Standard Secondary (7-12) 6 Years Teacher Yes
1 Standard Special Education (K-12) 6 Years Teacher Yes
1 Provisional Elementary (K-8) 2 Years Teacher Yes
1 Provisional Secondary (7-12) 2 Years Teacher Yes
1 Guidance Counselor 6 Years Support Services Yes
1 Psychologist 6 Years Support Services Yes
1 Provisional Vocational 2 Years Vocational Yes
2 Basic Vocational 6 Years Vocational Yes
Arkansas 1 Initial licensure 1-3 years during induction Teacher No
2 Standard 5 Years Teacher Yes
Last Updated: September 9, 2009