New Registration and Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Requirements (Effective July 1, 2016)

The Board of Regents, at its March 2016 meeting adopted a new Subpart 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education to implement Chapter 56 of the Laws of 2015 relating to the registration process for any holder of a classroom teaching, school leader and teaching assistant certificate that is valid for life (Permanent, Professional and Level III Teaching Assistant) and the establishment of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements for Professional and Level III Teaching Assistant certificate holders.

On October 17, 2017, the Board of Regents amended Subpart 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education relating to registration and continuing teacher and leader education (CTLE) to implement Chapter 311 of the laws of 2017.

Chapter 311 of the Laws of 2017 amends education law 3006-a to add nonpublic schools located in New York State to the provisions relating to the registration and mandatory continuing education requirements for all holders of professional certificates in the classroom teaching service, holders of level III teaching assistant certificates, and holders of professional certificates in the educational leadership service.


Registration

Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Requirements for Professional Classroom Teaching and School Leadership Certificates, or Level III Teaching Assistant Certificates


Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Sponsors     

Guidance
Guidance for NYS School Districts, BOCES, Special Act Districts and Institutes of Higher Education with Approved Teacher Education Programs for compliance with the Registration and Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) requirements


Contact Information
Frequently Asked Questions on the Registration and CTLE Requirement
Memo to the Field: New Law and Regulation Pertaining to Registration, Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) and Approval of Sponsors of CTLE

Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, Subpart 80-6 Registration Requirements for Holders of a Permanent or  Professional Certificate in the Classroom Teaching  Service and Educational Leadership Service and  Holders of a Teaching Assistant Level III Certificate and the Establishment of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Requirements for Holders of Professional Certificates in the Classroom Teaching and Educational Leadership Service and Teaching Assistant Level III Certificate Holders for the 2016-2017 School Year and Thereafter.

Last Updated: October 18, 2017