Teacher Certification Links

New York State Education Department

NYSED Office of Teaching
Albany, New York 12234
Direct link to New York State Teacher Certification Requirements including certificate types and titles, qualifying examinations and application procedures and fees

Phone:  (518) 474-3901

Staff are available to answer questions: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.

To contact the NYSED Office of Teaching Initiatives electronically, please click here

Certification questions may also be e-mailed to tcert@mail.nysed.gov 

New York Teacher Certification Examinations
Main Page

New York City Department of Education

Teach New York
65 Court Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 935-4000

Direct link to New York City Department of Education Licensure Requirements including license types and titles, qualifying examinations and application procedures and fees.

New York City Department of Education
Main Page

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United Federation of Teachers
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Connecticut State Education Department
Bureau of Certification and Professional Development

New Jersey Department of Education
Office of Licensing and Credentials

United States Department of Education

State Education Departments
Direct link to the education departments of all fifty states and territories from the United States Department of Education web site