NYS Certification Exams (NYSTCE)

Sign up for a TEACH account by visiting http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/teach/

Most NYS teacher exams are offered through a computer-only testing system. Computer-based tests are offered Monday-Saturday at approved testing sites. Seating is limited and students must plan accordingly. Be sure to register early. 
Be sure to sign up for the correct NYS Tests. All teacher candidates must take the following:

  • Content Specialty Test (CST)
    1. Childhood Education 1-6 majors take "Multi-Subject: Teachers of Childhood (Grade 1 - Grade 6)"
    2. Adolescence Education 7-12 and TESOL K-12 Majors take the CST in their concentration area
  • Educating All Students Test (EAS)
  • edTPA (Teacher Performance Assessment)

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