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 W

STATE LEVEL TITLE VALIDITY PERIOD SERVICE ACCEPTABLE
Washington 1 Residency 5 Years Teacher Yes
1 Initial 7 Years Support Services Yes
2 Continuing 5 Years Teacher Yes
2 Professional 5 Years Teacher Yes
2 Continuing 5 Years Support Services Yes
West Virginia 1 Temporary Teaching Certificate 1 Year Teacher No
1 Temporary Service Certificate 1 Year Support Services No
1 Temporary Vocational Certificate 1 Year Vocational No
2 Professional Teaching Certificate Issued Provisionally 3 Years Teacher Yes
2 Professional Service Certificate Issued Provisionally 3 Years Support Services Yes
2 Vocational Certificate 5 Years Vocational Yes
3 Professional Teaching Certificate  5 Years Teacher Yes
3 Professional Service Certificate   5 Years Support Services Yes
3 Permanent Professional Teaching Certificate Life Teacher Yes
3 Permanent Professional Service Certificate Life Support Services Yes
3 Permanent Vocational Certificate Life Vocational Yes
Wisconsin   Substitute 5 Years Teacher No
  Five-Year License with Stipulations (Initial/Professional) 5 years   No
  Regular (Initial/Professional) 5 years Teacher Yes
Wyoming 2 Standard 5 Years Teacher Both
Last Updated: September 9, 2009