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Teacher Certification

Led by Caryl Cohen, the Charter Center’s Certification Unit provides in-depth technical assistance to ensure that your school complies with all New York State and Federal teacher certification regulations.

SERVICES

  • A secure online teacher certification worksheet to provide detailed certification assistance to your school’s ops/HR team;
  • A detailed analysis of your school's teacher certification status;
  • A customized plan to help your school maintain or secure full compliance status;
  • Monthly certification 1:1 sessions for teachers who need to develop an individualized plan to obtain certification;
  • Topical Professional Development (PD) sessions on certification subjects open only to program members such as the new teacher certification exams, how to maintain your professional certificate and enter PD in TEACH, NCLB/HQ, special education certification, and more; and,
  • Day-to-day support for teacher certification issues.

SCHOOL SIGN UP FOR 2015-16 YEAR

More information and registration for the upcoming school year will be available shortly.

Check back soon!

FOR TEACHERS AT PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS

SIGN UP FOR A 1:1 CERTIFICATION SESSION

TEACHERS REGISTER for 1:1 SESSION

Once you’ve submitted the form, you’ll be redirected to schedule your appointment.

QUESTIONS?

For general questions regarding Certification Services contact: Randall Iserman riserman@nyccharterschools.org

Register
New York City charter schools can register to be a part of the Teacher Certification Services program.

Resources

This form is used to expedite certification-related services with NYSED for charter schools.
New charter school teachers (and the human resources staff of every charter school) can use this as a guide when joining your team.
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What To Do As A New Teacher.pdf435.93 KB
This presentation outlines what teachers need to do in order to maintain their professional certificate. The professional development reporting process is covered in-depth.
Use this form when seeking verification information as part of the hiring process such as employment records and background information.
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Release Authorization Template98.34 KB

This guide should be used by charter school staff that want to be fingerprinted at the New York City Charter School Center.

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Fingerprinting Instructions956.75 KB

Forms for teachers and schools to access the New York State Education Department's Office of Teaching Initiatives TEACH system.  You can access TEACH here.