Certification

Requirements for Provisional Extension, Bilingual Education (Pps/Admin)

Following are all possible pathways available to receive the certificate specified above. The specific requirements to satisfy each pathway are also listed.

Pathway: Approved Teacher Preparation Program 05/01/2014     This pathway refers to programs specifically designed and registered with the New York State Education Department to qualify students for New York State teacher, pupil personnel, or administrative certification. A listing of these preapproved programs is available through our Inventory of Registered Programs. Candidates applying under this pathway are recommended by their college or university for a certificate in the subject area(s) of the registered program. Specified non-coursework requirements, such as the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations and fingerprint clearance, must also be satisfied.

Which Pathway is Right for Me?

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Pathway: Individual Evaluation     The individual evaluation pathway is for candidates who have not completed an approved teacher preparation program or whose application is not based on a valid teaching certificate from a reciprocal state. This pathway is also for candidates applying for supplementary permits or teaching assistant credentials. Candidates must submit original credentials for evaluation by the Office. Candidates must also meet any non-coursework requirements, such as the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations and fingerprint clearance, as specified.

Which Pathway is Right for Me?

Note: regulations allowing for individual evaluation for classroom teacher certifications will expire on September 1, 2013. All requirements for certification under this pathway must be completed by September 1, 2013. Childhood Education 1-6 certification is not available in this pathway.

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