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 N

STATE LEVEL TITLE VALIDITY PERIOD SERVICE ACCEPTABLE
Nevada 1 Standard 1 Year Teacher No
1 Standard 4 Years Teacher Yes
2 Professional 6 Years Teacher Yes
3 Professional 8-10 Years Teacher Yes
New Hampshire 2 Beginning Educator 3 Years Teacher Yes
2 Beginning Educator 3 Years Support Services Yes
3 Experienced Educator 3 Years Teacher Yes
3 Experienced Educator 3 Years Support Services Yes
New Jersey 1 Certificate of Eligibility Valid to seek employment in NJ Teacher No
1 Provisional 2 Years Teacher Yes
2 Certificate of Eligibility w/ Advanced Standing Valid to seek employment in NJ Teacher Yes
2 Standard Life Teacher Yes
1 Regular Life Teacher Yes
New Mexico 1 Level 1, Entry 1-3 Years Teacher No
1 Level 1, Provisional 5 Years Teacher Yes
2 Standard 9 Years Teacher Yes
3 Level 3A, Instructional Leader 9 Years Teacher Yes
North Carolina 1 Permit Current school year Teacher No
1 Permit Current school year Support Services No
1 Permit Current school year Vocational No
2 Initial License 2 Years Teacher Yes
2 Initial License 2 Years Support Services Yes
2 Initial License 2 Years Vocational Yes
2 Standard Professional 1 3 Years Teacher Yes
2 Standard Professional 1 3 Years Support Services Yes
3 Continuing License   Teacher Yes
3 Continuing License   Support Services Yes
      Vocational Yes
3 Standard Professional 2   Teacher Yes
3 Standard Professional 2   Support Services Yes
North Dakota   Initial 2 Years Teacher Yes
  Regular 5 Years Teacher Yes
  Life Life Teacher Yes
Last Updated: September 9, 2009