Useful Link: Education: Teachers & Teaching

  • Certification Requirements: National and State
    National Board for Professional Teaching Standards offers 25 certificates covering a variety of subject areas and student developmental levels. To improve teaching and student learning, teachers may sharpen their skills under state or national level sponsorship for greatest career strength.
  • Curriculum and Instruction
    New York State Learning Standards requirements for developmentally appropriate education for students through high school graduation, with thorough preparation for work, further education, and citizenship.
  • Developing Educational Standards
    Common Core State Standards Initiative sets consistent, clear, and robust national standards of excellence for student achievement. Skills and knowledge relevant to the real world will equip student to compete in college and career choices to be effective in a new global economic world.
  • Educational Resource Information Center
    Journals and publications in the education field indexed for best use by professional educators.
    Everything you need to know to prepare, register for the tests, and receive your results online for the New York State Teaching Certification Exam and the Assessment of Teaching Assistant Skills.