Individual Evaluation for Additional Certificate Candidate Profile:
NYS Certified Teachers seeking an additional certificate
Candidates who fit this profile are teachers who already possess a New York State classroom teaching certificate and are interested in becoming certified in an additional classroom teaching subject.
If you fit this profile, you may obtain an additional certificate by:
· Possessing a valid New York State classroom teaching certificate
· Satisfying the 30 semester hour content core requirements (some certificates require additional pedagogy as well) for the certificate title you seek
· Applying for a Certificate to the NYSED Office of Teaching Initiatives
· Passing the appropriate New York State the Content Specialty Test(s) (CST)
If your first certificate was issued as the result of completion of an approved program or a professional license the state will not have an official transcript of your college coursework on file. Please submit official transcripts of all completed coursework from all colleges you have attended to the NYSED Office of Teaching Initiatives.
This is a general description only. For information on requirements specific to the subject you want to teach, click on the icon below.