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 I

STATE LEVEL TITLE VALIDITY PERIOD SERVICE ACCEPTABLE
Idaho 1 Endorsed out-of-state certificate Elementary 5 Years Teacher No
1 Endorsed out-of-state certificate Secondary 5 Years Teacher No
2 Elementary 5 Years Teacher Yes
2 Secondary 5 Years Teacher Yes
Illinois 1 Provisional 2 Years Teacher No
2 Initial 4 Years Teacher Yes
2 Standard 5 Years Teacher Yes
2 Master 10 Years Teacher Yes
Indiana 1 Reciprocal 1 Year Teacher No
1 Reciprocal 1 Year Support Services No
2 Initial Practitioner 2 Years Teacher Yes
2 Standard 5 Years Teacher Yes
2 Standard 5 Years Support Services Yes
3 Professional 10 Years Teacher Yes
3 Professional 10 Years Support Services Yes
Iowa N/A Initial License 2 Years Teacher No
N/A Initial License 2 Years Support Services No
N/A Standard License 5 years Teacher Yes
N/A Standard License 5 years Support Services Yes
N/A Master Educator License 5 Years Teacher Yes
N/A Standard License 5 years Support Services Yes
Last Updated: September 9, 2009