Office of Teacher Education

Through a collaborative, team-oriented approach, the Office of Teacher Education aims to provide a high level of support and quality service to faculty, students, alumni and the educational community engaged in programs leading to initial and professional certification.

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Certification Requirements


Teachers College teacher education programs are state approved and Teachers College may recommend students for New York State certification upon successful completion of a degree program.

There are several steps required to obtain certification and our office is ready to help you with certification questions or to schedule a meeting with our certification staff.

Academic Program Requirements

Students in Professional Teacher certification programs are eligible for New York State teacher certification recommendation, upon satisfactory completion of all requirements.

There are several steps required to obtain certification and our office is ready to help you with certification questions or to schedule a meeting with our certification staff. 

Academic Program Requirements

Information for School Building Leaders and School District Leaders

Academic Program Requirements

For students in programs that lead to degrees in:

  • School Counseling
  • School Psychology

Academic Program Requirements

Programs & Opportunities


Peace Corps Fellows Program

Since 1985, we have supported the Jaffe Fellows, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, as they become New York City public school teachers in high needs schools.

Student studying together in the TR@TC program

Teaching Residents at Teachers College

The TR@TC residency program is a rigorous and intensive full-time teacher preparation program that includes extensive placements in high-needs schools. After graduation, residents pledge to teach in similar local high-needs public schools.

Abby O'Neill Fellowship

A $10 million gift from the late Abby M. O’Neill has enabled Teachers College to launch the Abby M. O’Neill Teaching Fellowships – one of the nation’s largest, most prestigious and most competitive private teaching fellowship programs.

Teacher Opportunity Corps II Program

The purpose of TOC II is to increase the participation rate of historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged individuals in teaching careers.

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