New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE)
Announcements, Updates, and Information
The following is for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. The new certification exams are being planned by NYSED. This is the latest information on those exams for your reference.
Preliminary drafts of new and redesigned certification assessments are now available. SED has been leading the redesign of teacher and school building leader certification exams. The preliminary drafts for the first group of new and redesigned certification assessments are now available on the
The table below shows current exams and the corresponding new exams being developed.
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On the NYSTCE website
you will be able to access additional links for the following information:
•New tests under development
•Which tests will candidates be required to take?
•Test development schedule
•Draft frameworks and test designs
•About the Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA)
NYSED Public Site to Verify Teacher's Certificate
The NYSED TEACH online system is available to all school districts and shows each teacher’s certification status. Once an individual has met all the requirements and the certificate is issued on the TEACH computer system, you may review an individual certification information online via NYSED Public site here to verify the person’s certification.
It is a very helpful site that you can check a new/current teacher‘s certification status and assist you make plans of your next school year programs. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
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