Certification

Regional Certification Offices

Regional Certification Offices (RCOs) are operated by Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES). 

The following BOCES Regional Certification Offices (RCOs) evaluate Classroom Teacher, Pupil Personnel Services, Teaching Assistants and Coaching applications. A limited number of these offices are open to the public. You should telephone in advance to determine availability. 

Capital Region
900 Watervliet Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 862-4918

Dutchess County
5 BOCES Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 486-4800 ext. 217

Eastern Suffolk
201 Sunrise Highway
Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 687-3020

Erie #1
355 Harlem Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
(716) 821-7194

Erie #2 - Chautauqua-Cattaraugus
8685 Erie Road
Angola, NY 14006
(716) 549-4454

Genesee Valley
80 Munson Street
LeRoy, NY 14482
(585) 344-7932

Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida
20104 State Route 3
Watertown, NY 13601
(315) 779-7024
(800) 356-4356 ext. 7024
Monroe #1 (eastside only)
41 O'Connor Road
Foreman Center
Fairport, NY 14450
(585) 383-2208

Nassau Administrative Center
Teacher Certification Office

P. O. Box 9195
Garden City, New York 11530-9195
(516) 396-2368

Onondaga-Cortland-Madison
P.O. Box 4754
6820 Thompson Road
Syracuse, NY 13221
(315) 433-2628

Orleans-Niagara
4232 Shelby Basin Road
Medina, NY 14103
(716) 731-4176 Ext.2236

Oswego
179 County Rte. 64
Mexico, NY 13114
(315) 963-4216

Otsego Northern Catskills
P.O. Box 382
2020 Jump Brook Road
Grand Gorge, NY 12434
(607) 588-6291 Ext.110
Rensselaer-Columbia-Greene (Questar III)
10 Empire State Blvd.
Castleton, NY 12033
(518) 479-6883
Schuyler-Steuben-Chemung-Tioga-Allegany (GST BOCES)
459 Philo Rd, Bldg#11
Elmira NY 14903
(607) 654-2215
Sullivan County
6 Wierk Ave
Liberty, NY 12754-2908
(845) 295-4021

Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex
1153 Burgoyne Ave, Suite 2
Fort Edward, NY 12828-1134
(518) 746-3370

Western Suffolk
507 Deer Park Road
Dix Hills, NY 11746
(631) 549-4900

 

The following BOCES Regional Certification Offices (RCOs) evaluate Coaching and Teaching Assistant applications only.

Broome-Delaware-Tioga
435 Glenwood Road
Binghamton, NY 13905-1699
(607) 766-3829

Cayuga-Onondaga
1879 West Genesee Street Road
Auburn, NY 13021  (315) 253-0361

Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming
1825 Windfall Road
Olean, NY 14760
(716) 376-8374

Madison-Oneida
Spring Road, P.O. Box 168
Verona, NY 13478-0168
(315) 361-5512

Oneida-Herkimer-Madison
Box 70, Middle Settlement Road
New Hartford, NY 13413
(315) 793-8562

Orange-Ulster
53 Gibson Road
Goshen, NY 10924
(845) 291-0140

Southern Westchester
17 Berkley Drive
Rye Brook, NY 10573  (914) 937-3820

Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga
555 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 257-1551
ext. 309

 

Last Updated: August 6, 2015