NYSTCE E-VOUCHER APPLICATION NOW AVAILABLE
The New York State Education Department, Office of Higher Education (NYSED-OTI) has issued SUNY Buffalo State a limited number of e-vouchers (electronic vouchers) to be distributed to students to help defray the cost of the registration fees for the New York State Teacher Certification Exams (NYSTCE). There are two different voucher types: one for the EAS, and one for the CST. Please check your Buffalo State email account for the application and information to apply for an EAS and/or CST e-voucher, or select NYSTCE E-Voucher Application to apply now.
EDTPA E-VOUCHER APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE
To be eligible to apply for an edTPA E-Voucher, candidates must be enrolled in an educator preparation program seeking their first NYS Initial Certificate or have completed the program one semester prior, and have successfully completed all other certification requirements (EAS, CST, fingerprinting, Release Authorization form, TEACH application). If you think you are eligible to apply for an edTPA E-Voucher, or if you have questions about the eligibility requirements, please contact the Teacher Certification Office by phone: 716-878-6121.
NYSTCE SAFETY NETS UPDATED EFFECTIVE DATES AND INFORMATION
Please visit NYSED for the most up-to-date safety net information.
If you have met all requirements for certification, except the use of one or more of the safety nets, and the certificate has not been issued, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org , with your first and last name, the last four digits of your social security number, and date of birth, requesting that the safety net(s) be applied.
edTPA Multiple Measures Review Process
Please visit NYSED and the edTPA Multiple Measures Review Process page for the most up-to-date edTPA Multiple Measures Review Process information.
Visit NYSED for application instructions and information.
VERIFICATION OF PAID EXPERIENCE FOR PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
Please visit NYSED for information on new requirements for verifying paid experience for professional certification. Download the Verification of Paid Experience Form. Please access NYSED and NYSED forms using Google Chrome or Firefox.