Job and Subject-Matter Certificates


For certain subjects, SED requires additional and specific certifications.

Below are details about some of the most common supplementary and subject-specific certifications:

Social Work Licensure and School Social Worker Certification
In New York State, social workers are both licensed professionals and certified school employees. In 2005 the State Education Department made changes to certification regulations to bring them into compliance with the professional licensure of social workers. Learn more.

Training in Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination Prevention and Intervention
In June 2012, the Legislature enacted Chapter 102 of the Laws of 2012, which amended the Dignity Act to include a requirement that school professionals applying for a certificate or license on or after July 1, 2013 complete training on the social patterns of harassment, bullying and discrimination. Learn more.

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