New York State Teacher Certification (NYSTCE)

New York State Teacher Certification (NYSTCE) 

Payment and Registration:

Students must go to to register and pay for the appropriate examination.

  • Educating All Students (EAS)
  • Academic LIteracy Skills Test (ALST)
  • Content Specialty Tests (CTS) - except for modern language tests


SUNY Oswego is now an open testing site for Pearson Vue.  Students can register for their desired exams and schedule a testing time online.  If you require accommodations, you must register for alternative testing arrangements through the NYSTCE webpage, prior to registering for an exam time.  


There are no additional proctoring fees for the examinations.  

Test Admittance and Delivery:

Students must arrive to the testing session at least 15 minutes prior to the testing time.  Two forms of ID are required: a valid photo ID (drivers license, passport, military) and a valid signature ID (Social Security Card.) Your student ID is not valid.

Please contact the Division of Extended Learning with questions regarding scheduling.