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The Conversion Program for Supplementary Certification

Certified teachers who hold New York State Certification in early childhood education, common branches, generalist in middle school or social studies education who are interested in teaching in the shortage areas of math, the sciences, Students with Disabilities, Spanish, ESL, and bilingual subjects may qualify for the Conversion Program for Supplementary Certification. Teachers must have the prerequisite coursework in the shortage area (9 credit hours in Students with Disabilities; 12 credit hours in math, science, Spanish, ESL, and bilingual) and successful completion of the CST in the supplementary subject or the Bilingual Educational Assessment Exam in order to be eligible.

Program Information

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How to apply

To apply for the conversion program, use the online application.