Tests

What tests do I need to take? Read about which tests are required for certification in New York.

Information about each test. Get specific information about a test, including when and where you can take the test, and access preparation materials by selecting the test from the following tables.

Assessment of Teaching Assistant Skills

Communication and Quantitative Skills

School Leadership Assessments

Test CodeAssessment
109/110Revised (May 2019) School Building Leader (for testing 4/17/2021 and after)
103/104School District Leader
105/106School District Business Leader

Content Specialty Tests

Safety Nets

Test CodeSafety Net
107/108Revised (Sept. 2013) School Building Leader (for testing through 8/31/2025)
971 Safety Net Educational Technology Specialist

Bilingual Education Assessments (BEAs)

Test CodeTest
045BEA—Albanian
030BEA—Arabic (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
174BEA—Arabic (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
043BEA—Bengali (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
185BEA—Bengali (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
027BEA—Cantonese (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
171BEA—Cantonese (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
038BEA—Farsi
031BEA—French (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
175BEA—French (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
056BEA—German
042BEA—Greek
026BEA—Haitian Creole (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
170BEA—Haitian Creole (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
040BEA—Hebrew (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
180BEA—Hebrew (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
035BEA—Hindi
059BEA—Igbo
036BEA—Italian (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
178BEA—Italian (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
044BEA—Japanese
032BEA—Korean (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
176BEA—Korean (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
053BEA—Malayalam
028BEA—Mandarin (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
172BEA—Mandarin (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
037BEA—Polish (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
179BEA—Polish (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
033BEA—Portuguese
046BEA—Punjabi
057BEA—Romanian
029BEA—Russian (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
173BEA—Russian (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
058BEA—Serbo-Croatian
024BEA—Spanish (for testing until revised test is available in Winter 2023–2024)
169BEA—Spanish (for testing when revised test is available in Winter 2023–2024)
082BEA—Swedish
051BEA—Tagalog
081BEA—Tamil
083BEA—Turkish
084BEA—Ukrainian (for testing 10/10/2022 and after)
034BEA—Urdu (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
177BEA—Urdu (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
049BEA—Vietnamese
041BEA—Yiddish (for testing until revised test is available in 2024)
184BEA—Yiddish (for testing when revised test is available in 2024)
Other BEA not listed

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