Certification

Teaching Assistant Certificates (also known in NYC as Paraprofessionals)

Requirements for Teaching Assistant Certification:

  • If you have never held a New York State Teaching Assistant Certificate, you must apply, and meet the requirements for a Level I Teaching Assistant certificate.

  • If you have at least one year of teaching experience in New York as a classroom teacher under a NYS classroom teaching certificate, you may proceed to Level III Teaching Assistant.

    All others should review the requirements for the certificate-level you are interested in receiving.
Teaching Assistant - Level I
Teaching Assistant - Level I Renewal
Teaching Assistant - Level II
Teaching Assistant - Level III
Teaching Assistant - Pre-Professional
How to Apply for a
Teaching Asssistant Certificate
Last Updated: January 16, 2019