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 D

STATE LEVEL TITLE VALIDITY PERIOD SERVICE ACCEPTABLE
Delaware 1 Limited Standard 2 Years in Delaware only Teacher No
1 Initial License 3 Years Teacher Yes
2 Standard 5 Years Teacher Yes
2 Continuing License 5 Years Teacher Yes
3 Professional License 5 Years Teacher Yes
3 Advanced License Linked to NBPTS cert Teacher Yes
Department of Defense   Any Teaching Certificate Life Any No
District of Columbia 1 Provisional License 3 Years Teacher No
1 Provisional License 3 Years Support Services No
1 Provisional License 3 Years Vocational No
2 Standard License 5 Years Teacher Yes
2 Standard License 5 Years Support Services Yes
2 Standard License 5 Years Vocational Yes
3 Professional Certificate 5 Years Teacher Yes
3 Professional Certificate 5 Years Support Services Yes
3 Professional Certificate 5 Years Vocational Yes
Last Updated: September 9, 2009