Certification

NBPTS Certificate Titles and Comparable NYS Certificate Titles

NBPTS TITLE NEW YORK STATE TITLE
Generalist
Early Childhood (ages 3-8)
Early Childhood Education(Birth-Grade 2)
Generalist
Middle Childhood (ages 7-12)
Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)

Middle Childhood Education Generalist (Grades 5-9)

Generalist
Early Adolescence (ages 11-15)
Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)

Middle Childhood Education Generalist (Grades 5-9)

Art
Early & Middle Childhood (ages 3-12)
Visual Arts

(All Grades)

Art
Early Adolescence --Young Adulthood (ages 11-18+)
Visual Arts

(All Grades)

Career and Technical Education
Early Adolescence --Young Adulthood (ages 11-18+)
Career and Technical Education
Various titles, specific to area of vocational experience (All Grades)
English as a New Language
Early and Middle Childhood (ages 3-12
English to Speakers of Other Languages (All Grades)
English as a New Language
Early Adolescence-- Young Adulthood (ages 11-18+)
English to Speakers of Other Languages (All Grades)
English Language Arts
Early Adolescence (ages 11-15)
English Language Arts (Grades 5-9)

English Language Arts
(Grades 7-12)

English Language Arts
Adolescence and Young Adulthood (ages 14-18+)
English Language Arts (Grades 5-9)

English Language Arts
(Grades 7-12)

Health Education
Early Adolescence --Young Adulthood (ages 11-18+)
Health Education (All Grades)
Library Media
Early Childhood -- Young Adulthood (ages 3-18+)
Library Media Specialist (All grades)
Literacy: Reading & Language Arts
Early and Middle Childhood (ages 3-12)
Literacy (Birth- Grade 6)
Mathematics
Early Adolescence (ages 11-15)
Mathematics (Grades 5-9)

Mathematics (Grades 7-12)

Mathematics
Adolescence and Young Adulthood (ages 14-18+)
Mathematics (Grades 5-9)

Mathematics (Grades 7-12)

Music
Early and Middle Childhood (ages 3-12)
Music (All Grades)
Physical Education
Early and Middle Childhood (ages 3-12)
Physical Education (All Grades)
Physical Education
Early Adolescence --Young Adulthood (ages 11-18+)
Physical Education (All Grades)
School Counseling
Early Childhood -- Young Adulthood (ages 3-18+)
School Counselor (All Grades)
Science
Early Adolescence (ages 11-15)
No comparable certificate
Science
Adolescence and Young Adulthood (ages 14-18+)
No comparable certificate
Social Studies-History
Early Adolescence (ages 11-15)
Social Studies (Grades 5-9)

Social Studies (Grades 7-12)

Social Studies-History
Adolescence and Young Adulthood (ages 14-18+)
Social Studies (Grades 5-9)

Social Studies
(Grades 7-12)

World Languages Other than English
Early and Middle Childhood (ages 3-12)
No comparable certificate
World Languages Other than English
Early Adolescence --Young Adulthood (ages 11-18+)
No comparable certificate
Last Updated: September 9, 2009