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Teacher Certification: For Schools

Registration for the 2017-18 program is now open! See school sign up below to register today.

TEACHERS AT CURRENTLY PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS, CLICK HERE

The Board of Regents made changes at the 10/16/16 and 3/13/17 meetings. Some CST safety nets will expire on June 30, 2017 while others have been extended to either June 30, 2018 or June 30, 2019. The most current list of Content Specialty Test safety net exams and deadlines can be found here. The EAS safety net has been extended until a revised EAS becomes operational. The edTPA safety net has been extended until either June 30, 2018 or the date that a new passing score is approved the NYS Commissioner of Education. The ALST and the ALST safety net have been eliminated as a requirement. Candidates may take advantage of multiple safety nets if needed. It is important to review the deadline dates on the Safety Net Deadline Chart.

MORE DETAILS ON ALL SAFETY NET EXAMS!

DETAILS ON THE REGENTS CHANGE TO THE TIME EXTENSION REGULATIONS!

Led by Caryl Cohen, the Charter Center’s Certification Team provides analysis and in-depth technical support to help your school comply with New York State and Federal regulations.

SERVICES INCLUDE

  • A secure, on-line worksheet portal to provide detailed certification information to your school’s hiring manager.
  • A summary and analysis of your school’s certification status
  • Recommendations for individual teachers to help your school achieve or maintain full compliance
  • Personal consultations for teachers who need to develop an individualized plan for certification
  • Phone or on-line support to schools for teacher certification questions
  • Topical professional development on certification issues for program members such as the recent changes in required exams, the complexities of reciprocity, new or dual certification in special education and more
  • Priority registration and discounted fees on DASA workshops and other trainings for teachers

SCHOOL SIGN UP FOR 2017-18 YEAR

Registration for SCHOOLS to sign up for teacher certification services for the 2017-18 school year is now open. For current information about the teacher certification program, please contact the Certification Team at certification@nyccharterschools.org.

REGISTER TODAY!

FEE STRUCTURE

The fee for teacher certification services is based on the total number of teachers on your school roster planned for the school year. This number also includes teaching assistants, guidance counselors, school social workers, and school psychologists.

2017–2018 Fee Schedule For Participating Schools
School TypeFee Per School
1 - 20 teachers$1,600
21 - 40 teachers$2,500
41 - 60 teachers$3,900
61 - 80 teachers$4,900
81 - 100 teachers$6,000
101 - 120 teachers$7,000
121 - 140 teachers$8,000
141+ teachers$8,500
Register
New York City charter schools can register to be a part of the Teacher Certification Services program.

Resources

These documents are intended to help school operations staff to navigate through the teacher certification process.

Please note, there have recently been updates in exams and exam requirements, especially for eligible interstate candidates. We are currently updating our resources to reflect these changes. For more information about applying for NYS certification with out-of-state credentials, we suggest you read the NYSED's guidelines: here.

Please contact the Certification Team at certification@nyccharterschools.org if you have any questions about these documents.