Requirements Teaching Assistant -Level I Renewal Certificate

  • If you have never held a New York State Teaching Assistant Certificate, you must apply, and meet the requirements for a Level I Teaching Assistant certificate.

  • If you have at least one year of teaching experience in New York as a classroom teacher under a NYS classroom teaching certificate, you may proceed to Level III Teaching Assistant.

    All others should review the requirements for the certificate-level you are interested in receiving.

If you were unable to complete one year of Teaching Assistant experience under your Level I certificate
You do not meet the College coursework requirement for the Level II, you may be eligible for the Level I Renewal.

In addition to the requirements for the Level I, you must have:

  • The district/employer submit a superintendent statement in TEACH verifying your employment as a Teaching Assistant.

A Level I - Renewal can only be issued one time

How to Apply How to Submit Documents

Teaching Assistant - Level II
Teaching Assistant - Level III
Teaching Assistant - Pre-Professional


Last Updated: April 3, 2019