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Certification

The Education and Learning Trust is pleased to announce that many ELT courses have been reviewed and approved by the State Education Department and may be used to fulfill specific certification requirements.

To review the specific courses and which certification titles, extension or developmental requirements they fulfill, download ELT Courses Approved by New York State Education Department As Applicable Toward Specific Certification Requirements.

Please visit the New York State Education Department’s website to ensure that these courses fulfill your individual certification requirements.

Review the certification requirements for certificates issued in New York at NYSED’s Office of Teaching Initiatives.

Apply for certification, register your certificate, check the status of your application, and more at the TEACH Online Services.

All individuals pursuing their first teaching certificate should complete a registered teacher preparation program at an accredited university or college.