Regulations - General Information

The link below describes the types of certificates that are most commonly sought. If you are uncertain of what type of certificate you hold or are eligible to apply for, please see this comparison chart for clarification.

If you applied for a classroom teaching certificate on or after February 2, 2004, or did not meet the previous requirements for certification by that date, you must now meet the new requirements effective as of February 2, 2004.  For further information pertinent to the certificate you are pursuing, go to Search for Certification Requirements .

For additional answers to other questions go to Frequently Asked Questions http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/faq.htm  .
 

Go toTEACH Online Services to complete your certification application and pay the fee.

Last Updated: September 11, 2009