Conditional Initial Certificate – Classroom Teacher

This type of certificate is currently available for applicants and is within the ClassroomTeachers area of interest.

This type of certificate cannot be applied for in TEACH. You must apply for the Initial certificate and upon review the Conditional Initial will be created.

Conditional Initial Certificate – Classroom Teacher


A certificate of this type is issued to an individual holding a valid teaching certificate in the same or equivalent title from another U.S. State or Territory. To obtain a Conditional Initial certificate, applicants must meet all of the requirements for the Initial certificate except for the edTPA assessment.


One year, during which time the applicant must complete and pass the New York State edTPA assessment.

Application Fee

Cannot apply for this certificate. Must apply for the Initial certificate.

Paper Certificate Printed?

Not printed at the time of issuance;
Verify certification in the TEACH System.
Holders of this type of license may apply for a printed certificate.














Last Updated: February 8, 2016