NYS Teacher Certification Exams

The 2013-2014 Registration Bulletin for the NYS Teacher Certification Exams (NYSTCE) is now available at http://www.nystce.nesinc.com/PDFs/NY_20132014RegistrationBulletin.pdf from NYSTCE main page http://www.nystce.nesinc.com/

January 2014 graduates complete
the currently required exams below and must apply and meet all certification requirements prior to May 1, 2014.  For exams required by program, please see http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/teacher_certification/required_exams
  • LAST (now only offered computer based)
  • Elementary ATS-W or Secondary ATS-W (depending on major) (now only offered computer based)
  • Multi-Subject CST, Students with Disabilities CST, English Language Arts CST and Social Studies CST (now only offered computer based)
  • Music CST, Visual Arts CST, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Literacy, Spanish, ESOL CSTs, BEA Spanish (offered paper based October 19, 2013 and February 8, 2014)
  • Dance CST, Theatre CST, Foreign Language CSTs (with exception of Spanish), BEAs all others (offered paper based October 19, 2013 and July 19, 2014 only) To be eligible under the current exam regulations you must complete your CST on Oct 19, 2013 (regular registration deadline Sept 13, 2013).

May 2014 and after graduates will need to complete the new certification exams below
  • Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST) (will only be offered computer based effective Sept 23, 2013)
  • Educating All Students (EAS) (will only be offered computer based effective Sept 23, 2013)
  • edTPA – registration becomes available September 2013 according to edTPA website at http://www.edtpa.com
  • Multi-Subject CST, Students with Disabilities CST, English Language Arts CST and Social Studies CST (now only offered computer based)
  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Literacy, ESOL CSTs (offered paper based October 19, 2013 and February 8, 2014)
  • Spanish CST, BEA Spanish (offered paper based October 19, 2013, February 8, 2013 and July 19, 2014 only) (to be certified upon graduation in May 2014 students should complete exam on October or February test date)
  • Dance CST, Theatre CST, Foreign Language CSTs (with exception of Spanish), BEAs all others (offered paper based October 19, 2013 and July 19, 2014 only) To be certified upon graduation in May 2014 you should complete your CST on Oct 19, 2013 (regular registration deadline Sept 13, 2013).
  • Music CST and Visual Arts CST (offered paper based all test dates)
Questions?  Please contct Mark Perez, Certification Officer, at mark.perez@nyu.edu