Certification & Licensure Information | St. Lawrence University Education

Certification & Licensure Information

Certification from Start to Finish

New York State teachers, administrators, and pupil personnel service providers are required to hold a New York State certificate in order to be employed in the State‚Äôs public schools.  The certificates are issued by the Office of Teaching Initiatives, and certify that an individual has met required degree, coursework, assessment, and experience requirements. Certificates are issued in a number of titles in three major categories: classroom teaching, administrative and supervisory, and pupil personnel service (e.g., school counselor, psychologist, social worker).

  • Certification requirements for classroom teaching
  • Institutional recommendations click here.
  • New York State program codes click here.
  • Candidate performance data click here.