Continuing Teacher and Leadership Education
Effective July 1, 2016, Professional Development was replaced by Continuing Teacher and Leadership Education (CTLE) Requirements. All PD periods expired on June 30, 2016 and reset as of July 1, 2016. Information regarding Registration and CTLE can be found on the website for the Office of Teaching Initiatives.
Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Requirements
Classroom Teacher and School Leader Professional Certificate holders or Level III Teaching Assistant Certificate holders – For information for registration information and record keeping of CTLE hours click here.
Initial Re-issuance certificates:
75 clock hours of Professional Development must be completed PRIOR to application for certificate reissuance and the PD must be in the content or content teaching area of the certificate.
These 75 hours are not entered into TEACH by the school district (or the applicant themselves). PD can be entered in Frontline Professional Growth but you must also be able to prove completion of these 75 hours with physical documentation.
|Regionally accredited institutions of higher education or institutions authorized by the Board of Regents to confer degrees||NYSED Inventory of Registered Programs||Official Transcripts|
|School districts or boards of cooperative educational services (BOCES)||NYS Office of Teaching Initiatives||Certificates/Letter from Provider|
|Teacher Resource and Computer Training Centers||NYS Teacher Centers||Certificates/Letter from Provider|
|Leadership academies||NYC Leadership Academy||Certificates/Letter from Provider|
|Special Education Teacher Resource Centers (SETRCs) and Bilingual
Education Technical Assistance Centers (BETACs)
|RSE-TASC||Certificates/Letter from Center Certificates/Letter from Provider|
|Collective bargaining organizations or regional or statewide professional organizations||NYSUT (NYS United Teachers)||Certificates/Letter from Provider|
|Employing nonpublic schools||NYSAIS||Certificates/Letter from Provider|
|Comparable entities located outside New York State||Certificates/Letter from Provider|