COVID-19 Update: Expiring Teaching Assistant Certificates and Experience Under the Emergency COVID-19 Teaching Assistant Certificate 

June 9, 2020. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, individuals who hold a Teaching Assistant Level I certificate, Level I Renewal, Level II certificate, Pre-Professional certificate, and Pre-Professional Renewal with an expiration date of August 31, 2020 will have the expiration date extended to January 31, 2021 in order to provide them with the time needed to work in schools and complete the requirements for the next level Teaching Assistant certificate. These Teaching Assistant certificates have been automatically extended to January 31, 2021 in the TEACH online system.

In addition, teaching assistant experience that is gained while an individual holds the Emergency COVID-19 Teaching Assistant certificate can satisfy the experience requirement for the Teaching Assistant Level II, Level III, and Pre-Professional certificates. Information about the emergency certificate is available on the Emergency COVID-19 Certificate webpage.

Last Updated: June 28, 2020