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NYSED: Teacher Certification Exam Voucher Application

NYSED: Teacher Certification Exam Voucher Application

The New York State Education Department has authorized Evaluation Systems to issue e-vouchers for candidates pursuing certification through the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE). Application deadline is October 31, 2014. Published: 10/23/2014 2:35:00 PM

NYSED: Announced preparation guides, along with updated test frameworks

NYSED: Announced preparation guides, along with updated test frameworks

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is pleased to announce that the preparation guides, along with updated test frameworks and other useful information for test preparation, are now available on the New York State Teacher Certification Examination (NYSTCE) website. Published: 7/18/2014 1:58:00 PM

ATS-W Announcement from NYSED

ATS-W Announcement from NYSED

Teacher certification candidates who fail the edTPA and choose to take the ATS-W instead of retaking the edTPA pursuant to the "Safety Net" adopted by the Board of Regents at its April meeting may request a test voucher code to take the ATS-W at no cost to the candidate. Published: 6/16/2014 10:55:00 AM

Changes in edTPA requirements announced by the NYSED Board of Regents on April 29, 2014

Changes in edTPA requirements announced by the NYSED Board of Regents on April 29, 2014

A teacher candidate who is seeking initial certification on or after May 1, 2014 and prior to June 30, 2015, will be required to submit the edTPA. Published: 5/19/2014 11:25:00 AM

The Board of Regents has approved two changes that affect certification in New York State

The Board of Regents has approved two changes that affect certification in New York State

1) All certificates will have an "Issued Date" which will be the date it is issued, and 2) As of October 1, 2014, the permanent certificate will no longer be available. Published: 5/5/2014 10:58:00 AM

Changes in edTPA requirements announced by the NYSED Board of Regents on April 29, 2014



Changes in edTPA requirements announced by the NYSED Board of Regents on April 29, 2014:

  1. A teacher candidate who is seeking initial certification on or after May 1, 2014 and prior to June 30, 2015, will be required to submit the edTPA.
  2. If a teacher candidate submits the edTPA and receives a failing score, he/she may take the Assessment of Teaching Skills-Written (ATS-W) exam. The teacher candidate must receive a passing score on the ATS-W prior to June 30, 2015 in order to be issued an Initial certificate.

Note: The ATS-W is not required for teacher candidates who achieve a passing score on the edTPA.

(5/19/2014)