Certification

Reissuance of Expired Initial Classroom Teacher and School Building Leader Certificates

To extend the validity of an expired certificate, individuals may consider either a time extension and/or an Initial Reissuance, depending on whether or not they meet the eligibilty requirements.

Reissuance of an Expired Initial Classroom Teacher Certificate

Initial classroom teacher certificates may be reissued once for five years by completing the following requirements.

Reissuance of an Expired School Building Leader Certificates

First Reissuance

Initial School Building Leader certificates may be reissued for five years for the first time by completing the following requirements.

Second Reissuance

Educators who have been employed in a school district or BOCES to provide Instructional Support Services (ISS), as defined in Section 80-5.21 of the Commissioner’s regulations, during three of the past five school years may be eligible for a second reissuance of their Initial School Building Leader certificate.

The Initial School Building Leader certificate may be reissued a second time if the educator meets all of the Professional School Building Leader certificate requirements except the experience requirement, and was employed in a school district or BOCES to provide Instructional Support Services (ISS), as defined in Section 80-5.21 of the Commissioner’s regulations, during three of the past five school years.

Last Updated: January 11, 2022