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

Content Specialty Tests

Safety Nets

Test CodeSafety Net
107/108Revised (Sept. 2013) School Building Leader (for testing through 8/31/2024)
070Safety Net Dance (for testing from 11/9/2020 through 11/8/2021)
971 Safety Net Educational Technology Specialist
075Safety Net Music (for testing from 11/9/2020 through 11/8/2021)
078Safety Net Theatre (for testing from 11/9/2020 through 11/8/2021)
079Safety Net Visual Arts (for testing from 11/9/2020 through 11/8/2021)

Bilingual Education Assessments (BEAs)

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