NYSTCE Test Frameworks

Note: The New York State Education Department (NYSED) and the New York State Board of Regents have announced the development of new tests required for teacher and School Building Leader certification in New York. For more information, including the test redevelopment schedule, see "NYSTCE Testing Program Update."

Test for Teaching Assistant Certification

Tests for Teacher Certification

Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST)

Educating All Students (EAS)

Liberal Arts and Sciences Test (LAST) and Assessments of Teaching Skills—Written (ATS–W)

Content Specialty Tests (CSTs)

Note: The CSTs with two test frameworks available will be replaced with an updated version of the test, which will be administered beginning Fall 2015 and Fall 2016, depending on the test. Candidates should use the correct framework to prepare for the version of the test administered according to the dates indicated.

Safety Net Content Specialty Tests

Bilingual Education Assessments (BEAs)

Communication and Quantitative Skills Test (CQST)

School Leadership Assessments