Certificate is the entry-level teaching certificate for anyone who has
completed a New York State teacher preparation program, or equivalent
coursework and experience. All
candidates applying for their first Initial Certification must have completed a
NYS Registered Program and receive an Institutional Recommendation.
- A certificate of this type is issued
as the entry-level certificate for classroom teachers (issued in specific
subject/grade titles) and the entry-level certificate for the School Building
- $50 based on completion of a New York
State approved program (with Institutional Recommendation)
- $100 using all other pathways
Certificate is NOT printed at the time of issuance.
Verify this certification in the TEACH System.
Holders of this type of certificate may apply for a printed certificate.