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 R

STATE LEVEL TITLE VALIDITY PERIOD SERVICE ACCEPTABLE
Rhode Island 1 Certificate of Eligibility 3 Years Teacher Yes
2 Provisional 3 Years Teacher Yes
2 Provisional 3 Years Support Services Yes
2 Provisional 3 Years Vocational Yes
3 Professional 5 Years or life Teacher Yes
3 Professional 5 Years or life Support Services Yes
3 Professional 5 Years or life Vocational Yes
Last Updated: September 9, 2009