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 C

STATE LEVEL TITLE VALIDITY PERIOD SERVICE ACCEPTABLE
California 1 Certificate of Eligibility Unknown - only shows effective date Teacher No
1 Preliminary Multiple Subjects 1 Year Non-renewable Teacher No
1 Preliminary Multiple Subjects 2 Years Teacher No
1 Preliminary Multiple Subjects 5 Years Teacher Yes
1 Preliminary Single Subject 1 Year Non-renewable Teacher No
1 Preliminary Single Subject 2 Years Teacher No
1 Preliminary Single Subject 5 Years Teacher Yes
2 Professional Clear Multiple Subjects 5 Years (see note) Teacher Yes
2 Professional Clear Single Subject 5 Years (see note) Teacher Yes
2 Standard Life Teacher Yes
Colorado 1 Type VI: Temporary Teacher Authorization 2 Years Teacher No
2 Initial Teacher License 3 Years Teacher Yes
2 Provisional Teacher License 3 Years Teacher Yes
3 Professional Teacher 5 Years Teacher Yes
Connecticut 1 Interim Initial Educator 1 Year Teacher No
1 Interim Provisional Educator 1 Year Teacher No
1 Temporary 90-day Certificate 90 days Teacher No
1 Interim Initial Educator 1 Year Vocational No
1 Interim Provisional Educator 1 Year Vocational No
1 Interim Provisional 1 Year Vocational No
2 Initial Educator 3 Years Teacher Yes
2 Initial Educator 3 Years Vocational Yes
2 Provisional Educator 8 Years Teacher Yes
2 Provisional Educator 8 Years Vocational Yes
3 Professional Educator 5 Years Teacher Yes
3 Professional Educator 5 Years Vocational Yes
Last Updated: March 2, 2012