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New York State Teaching Certification Requirements

Online NYS Certification Application

Teacher candidates who meet all program requirements, complete the course of study and meet established field experience competencies are eligible for and will receive Fordham University’s endorsement for New York state initial certification in their program area provided they also have:
  • Earned a passing score on the relevant New York state teacher examinations (LAST, ATS-W and CST).
  • Completed a workshop in child abuse detection and prevention (EDGE 0210) taught by a New York state-qualified instructor (Fordham routinely arranges for a state-qualified instructor to teach this workshop on campus; a fee for this workshop is paid directly to the agency providing the instruction).
  • Completed a workshop in school safety and violence education (EDGE 0230) taught by a New York state-qualified instructor (Fordham routinely arranges for a state-qualified instructor to teach this workshop on campus; a fee for this workshop is paid directly to the agency providing the instruction).
  • Gained mastery of content in drug and alcohol education (EDGE 0220) introduced through workshops arranged at Fordham for no additional fee.
  • Completed fingerprint requirements.

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