We know that certification in New York State can be complicated and stressful. That's why NYSUT has an office that's entirely devoted to helping our members navigate the certification process. While the State Education Department manages all certifications, our certification experts are here to give you honest answers and help you through the process.
NYSUT is pleased to offer a new range of webinars to help our members with their certification questions. These webinars are designed to help NYSUT members with specific challenges they encounter understanding and managing their certifications.
Space in each webinar is limited. Please sign up only if you plan to attend.
Webinars are free for NYSUT members and are currently offered in six topic areas.
Registration & CTLE Requirements
The State Education Department requires Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) for all holders of professional classroom teaching, educational leadership, or Level III teaching assistant certificates. This webinar covers who needs to register, complete CTLE hours, know what counts as CTLE, and record-keeping and reporting requirements.
This webinar addresses FAQs from:
- CTLE certificate holders
- Those about to become CTLE certificate holders
- Classroom teachers
- School Counselor, psychologists, and social workers
- Teaching assistants
- New NYSUT members
Tuesday, Jul 13 - 4:30 pm
Expiring Certifications/Time Extensions/Additional Certifications
This webinar explores available options if a certificate is about to expire and useful information to know if you are considering obtaining an additional certificate.
Thursday, Jul 22 - 4:30 pm
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Certification
This webinar walks participants through the certification options for Career & Technical Education (CTE) teachers, from entry level certificates (Transitional A or Initial) to the Professional certificate. Requirements for each type of certificate will be discussed, as well as answers to the most frequently asked questions about CTE certification.
Tuesday, Aug 3 - 4:30 pm