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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

Content Specialty Tests

Test CodeTest
130American Sign Language
160Biology (for testing 11/11/2019 and after)
117Blind and Visually Impaired
069Business and Marketing (for testing through Summer 2022)
168Business and Marketing (for testing starting Summer 2022 and after)
161Chemistry (for testing 11/11/2019 and after)
164Dance (for testing 11/9/2020 and after)
063Deaf and Hard of Hearing
162Earth Science (for testing 11/11/2019 and after)
071Educational Technology Specialist
003English Language Arts
116English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
072Family and Consumer Sciences
064Gifted Education
073Health Education
074Library Media Specialist
211/212/245Multi-Subject: Teachers of Early Childhood (Birth–Grade 2)
221/222/245Multi-Subject: Teachers of Childhood (Grade 1–Grade 6)
231/232/245Multi-Subject: Teachers of Middle Childhood (Grade 5–Grade 9)
241/244/245Multi-Subject: Secondary Teachers (Grade 7–Grade 12)
165Music (for testing 11/9/2020 and after)
076Physical Education
163Physics (for testing 11/11/2019 and after)
115Social Studies
060Students with Disabilities
118Technology Education
166Theater (for testing 11/9/2020 and after)
167Visual Arts (for testing 11/9/2020 and after)

Safety Net Tests

Test CodeSafety Net Test
006 Safety Net Biology (for testing from 11/11/2019 through 11/10/2020)
007 Safety Net Chemistry (for testing from 11/11/2019 through 11/10/2020)
070Safety Net Dance (for testing from 11/9/2020 through 11/8/2021)
008 Safety Net Earth Science (for testing from 11/11/2019 through 11/10/2020)
971 Safety Net Educational Technology Specialist
075Safety Net Music (for testing from 11/9/2020 through 11/8/2021)
009 Safety Net Physics (for testing from 11/11/2019 through 11/10/2020)
079Safety Net Visual Arts (for testing from 11/9/2020 through 11/8/2021)
078Safety Net Theatre (for testing through 11/8/2020)

Bilingual Education Assessments (BEAs)