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Teacher Certification

The files and links provided serve as a starting point for the following candidates:

1) content area-certified teachers who would like to obtain a supplementary ESOL certification,

2) ESOL-certified teachers who would like to obtain a supplementary content certification, 


3) out-of-state certified teachers and leaders who would like to become certified in NYS

Highly-qualified teachers of ELLs are needed across the state, so consider expanding your certifications today!

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Related Links
  • Search Certification Requirements
    Visit here for more information about certification requirements, including initial and supplementary ESOL certification.

  • Clinically Rich Intensive Teacher Institute (CR-ITI)
    The CR-ITI-BE program’s main initiative is to provide ELLs/MLLs with highly qualified and certified teachers in the areas of Bilingual Education (BE) and English as a New Language (ENL). The site includes links to information regarding the IHEs that are currently collaborating with NYSED by providing the required coursework for obtaining a Bilingual Education Extension and/or English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Certification at the graduate level.