Renew a Teaching Certificate in NY
(not a New York teacher, click here to find your state)
How do I keep and renew a teaching certificate in New York?
Teachers and teacher assistants use online professional development and continuing education courses to renew a teaching certificate in NY and NYC.
Acceptable CTLE must be taken from a sponsor approved by the Department. Renew a Teaching Certificate by Professional Learning Board is a sponsor approved by the Department for CTLE online courses.
What state requirements does a teacher in NY need to meet for renewal?
According to the NY State Department of Education, an educator with a professional classroom teaching certificate, educational leadership certificate, or Level III teaching assistant certificate is required to successfully complete 100 clock hours of acceptable CTLE, including 15 hours of Language Acquisition Requirements (ELL & ESL), to renew a teaching certificate in NY. Each semester-hour of credit through a regionally accredited university equals 15 clock hours of CTLE credit.
How do I apply for a salary differential in NY and NYC?
Renew a Teaching Certificate by Professional Learning Board is an approved provider for salary differential online courses (both UFT A+ Credits and ASPDP P-credits).
ASPDP P-Credit online courses for salary differential:
- ASPDP P-Credit: Action Research for School Improvement
- ASPDP P-Credit: Cultural Competency
- ASPDP P-Credit: Introduction to Autism
- ASPDP P-Credit: Standards-based Instruction through STEM
UFT A+ Credit online courses for salary differential:
- UFT A+ Credit: Action Research for School Improvement
- UFT A+ Credit: Cultural Competency
- UFT A+ Credit: Introduction to Autism
- UFT A+ Credit: Standards-based Instruction through STEM
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How do I contact the NY State Department of Education?
Contact the New York State Department of Education
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your teaching certificate and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and courses listed on this page are current as of July 1st, 2020 to meet the best information available. State licensing requirements and school district approval processes may change and it is your responsibility as a licensed or certified teacher to know your state certification renewal requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours for renewing a license, licensing and certificate renewal and expired or lapsed certification. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or licensing authority.