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 O

STATE LEVEL TITLE VALIDITY PERIOD SERVICE ACCEPTABLE
Ohio 2 Provisional Certificate 4 Years Teacher Yes
2 Provisional License 2 Years Teacher Yes
3 Professional Certificate 8 Years Teacher Yes
3 Professional License 5 Years Teacher Yes
Oklahoma 1 License Issue date to next June 30 (Up to 1 Year) Teacher No
1 License Issue date to next June 30 (Up to 1 Year) Support Services No
1 License Issue date to next June 30 (Up to 1 Year) Vocational No
2 Standard 5 Years Teacher Yes
2 Standard 5 Years Support Services Yes
2 Standard 5 Years Vocational Yes
Oregon 1 Reciprocal 2 Years (non-renewable) Teacher No
1 Reciprocal 2 Years (non-renewable) Support Services No
2 Basic 3 Years (renewable) Teacher Yes
2 Basic 3 Years (renewable) Support Services Yes
2 Initial 3 Years (renewable) Teacher Yes
2 Initial 3 Years (renewable) Support Services Yes
3 Standard 5 Years (renewable) Teacher Yes
3 Standard 5 Years (renewable) Support Services Yes
3 Continuing 5 Years (renewable) Teacher Yes
3 Continuing 5 Years (renewable) Support Services Yes
Last Updated: September 9, 2009