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 College Recommendation & Teacher Certification Information

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Fall 2019 Graduates submit now!
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Use this form to request Queens College Institutional Recommendation.
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Seminar/Workshop requirements for Queens College recommendation and NYS certification.

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Student Application Information Sheets contain Program Code and title information for NYS certification application.

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​​Information for current semester Graduates and Advanced Certificate Program Completers.

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Apply for Graduation, Degree Audit, Processing Timeline, Order Transcripts.

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Detailed answers to many frequently asked questions.

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How to create a TEACH Online Services Account and enter an application for certification.

Please keep your CUNYFirst Account updated and remember to
check your QMail for important Email messages.

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 Office Information

Teacher Certification Office
Powdermaker Hall - Room 100G
Director of Teacher Certification
Certification Officer & Office Manager
Erifili Giannatos
Certification Assistant
Walk-In Office Hours: 
Monday – Thursday, 9am-4:30pm
Fridays by appointment only, 9am-12pm
Closed Holidays:
February 12, 2020
February 17, 2020


 Certificate Information


 Individual Evaluation Pathways

Applying without recommendation

 Good Standing Letter

To request a letter of good standing for the NYC-DOE job application system, or for entry into a graduate program, please fill out Part I of the PDF form below and email it to

To receive a good standing letter you must have already applied for graduation and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

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 Out of State Program Verification

​To have a Program Verification Form filled out you can email it to or mail it to: 
Teacher Certification PH-100G
Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing NY, 11367

Please provide all relevant information including where the form should be sent.

 Useful Links

Apply for jobs in NYC Public Schools
 Job Application System for Long Island & Upstate NY Counties

 Teacher Certification in Other States 

 Programs & Resources

 NYSED Office of Teaching Initiatives

    Create a TEACH Account, Apply for Certificate, Check Application Status, Add/Edit Information, etc.
    Search feature that allows you to see the specific requirements for any given certificate.

Alphabetical Index of Certification Topics

 NYS Teacher Certification Exams



 Please check your TEACH Account to verify that you have fingerprint clearance 
 Fingerprinting Contact Info
NYS: or 518-473-2998
NYC-DOE: 718-935-4000

 New York State Contact Info


 Office of Teaching Initiatives
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Ave, 5N EB
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: 518-474-3901
Contact Form

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