Teacher certification tests such as the GACE Program Admission, FTCE General Knowledge, Praxis Core, PLACE Basic Skills, MTTC Basic Skills, AEPA Basic Skills, ICTS Basic Skills and MTTC Basic Skills have essay questions.
Every State has a different set of qualifications for teacher certifications, but there are some core teacher certifications that exist across the board for all teachers. They are Initial certificate, Standard certificate, Masters teaching certificate, Substitute certificate, a certificate endorsement, Early childhood certificate endorsement, Elementary school certificate, Middle level school certificate endorsement, and The Alternative Route to Teacher Education (ARC).
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To become a teacher in New York City you must have a certification from the New York State Education Department called the NYSTCE. This means that you have to have a Bachelors Degree in Education from an accredited New York State college or university or a reciprocal certification from another state.
New York State Teacher Certification for teaching can be obtained for a classroom teacher, an administrator or a pupil personnel service which includes a social worker, psychologist or school counselor. Continue reading “New York City Teacher Certification Process” »