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New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE)

Safety Net CSTs

The safety net for the following revised CSTs operational after 2016 allows a candidate to choose to take either the Safety Net CST (predecessor test) or the revised CST. Registration for these Safety Net CSTs will close on June 28, 2019, and the last administration will be on June 30, 2019.

Safety Net Educational Technology Specialist CST

Candidates who are required to take the Educational Technology Specialist CST have the option of taking either the Safety Net CST (predecessor test) or the revised CST until six months after the revised test is redeveloped and operational. Read more about the Safety Nets for CSTs.

Safety Net Preparation Materials

Select your safety net test to review the preparation guide, which includes the test frameworks, and other resources to help you prepare.