Certification Requirements by exam

Certification Requirements

Applicants interested in what is needed for a first time certificate or additional certificate can access the NYS Education Department online search feature which allows you to identify the specific requirements you must meet for any given certificate by clicking on the following link:


Certification Exams


To register for or view information regarding New York State Teacher Certification Examinations, please see the following link: http://www.nystce.nesinc.com

In the Watertown area, the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES on Arsenal Street and Pearson Vue on Washington Street are testing centers.

In the Canton area, the St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES and SUNY Canton are testing centers.