certification

Free Certification Webinars

NYSUT is pleased to offer our members FREE webinars to help answer your certification questions.

Check the schedule for sessions in October and November and register today!

  • Classroom Teachers

    Teaching certificates are tiered with a specific type for the first certificate and a different kind for the teacher who accumulates more experience and education. Beginning teachers generally start out with an initial teaching certificate and then progress to the professional certificate. Learn more.
  • Teacher Assistants and Other School Personnel

    Understand the requirements for a teaching assistant certificate, how to progress from Level I to Levels II and III, and CTLE requirements to maintain a Level III TA certificate. Learn more.
  • Retired Teachers

    It may be important for some retirees to maintain their certification. Here's a quick FAQ that will help you determine requirements. Learn more.
  • Professional Development and CTLE

    Many of NYSUT's Education and Learning Trust (ELT) courses have been approved by the State Education Department to fulfill specific certification requirements. Learn more and register.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Every member has unique certification issues, but most of them can be answered in our FAQs section. Learn more.

  • Have a Question?

    Our certification experts are ready to answer your questions. Use the online form and we'll get back to you with the help you need. Contact us.
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