C&I

Curriculum and Instruction

Certification

There are a variety of Certification types for teacher candidates interested in teaching at the Middle Level.  These include:

  • Middle Grades Generalist Grades 5-9
  • Students with Disabilities Grades 5-9 Generalist
  • Specialized content area certificates for grades 5-9
  • Specialized content area certificates for grades 7-12
  • Specialized content area certificates for Students with Disabilities Grades 7-12
  • Specialized content area certificate extensions for grades 5-6 and 7-9
  • Specialized content area certificates for all grades

The New York State Education Department – Office of Teaching Initiatives has an interactive website that offers extensive information on certification requirements and pathways to certification.  Visit these sites for detailed information about how to obtain a Middle Level Certificate.  

Related Links:

Office of Teaching Initiatives: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/index.html

Certification Requirements: http://eservices.nysed.gov/teach/certhelp/CertRequirementHelp.do

Pathways to Certification: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/certificate/pathways.htm

Last Updated: May 14, 2009