Field 117: Blind and Visually Impaired Content Correlation Table

Published November 2020

Authorized for Distribution by the New York State Education Department

The table below indicates the section or sections of State, National, and other Professional Standards that are addressed fully or in part by each test competency.

NYSTCE® Blind and Visually Impaired
Test Competencies

Source Documents

New York State Next Generation Learning Standards for English Language Arts. Grades PK–12 (NYSLS). (2017). New York State Education Department.

New York State Teaching Standards (NYSTS). (2011). New York State Education Department.

Council for Exceptional Children Standards Initial Specialty Set: Blind and Visual Impairments (CEC-ISCI and CEC-B&VI). (2009). Council for Exceptional Children.

InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards: A Resource for State Dialogue (InTASC). (2011). Council of Chief State School Officers.

0001: Foundations of Blind and Visually Impaired Education NYSTS: I, IV, VI–VII
CEC-ISCI: 2K, 2S, 5K, 5S, 6K, 6S, 7K, 7S
CEC-B&VI: 3S, 6S, 6K, 7K, 7S
InTASC: 1, 9
0002: Knowledge of Students Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired NYSTS: I
CEC-ISCI: 1K, 2K, 5S, 6S
CEC-B&VI: 1K, 1S, 2K, 4K, 5K, 6K, 6S
0003: Assessment and Individual Program Planning NYSTS: III, V–VI
CEC-ISCI: 4K, 4S, 5K, 5S, 6S, 7K, 7S
CEC-B&VI: 3K, 4K, 4S, 5K, 5S, 6S, 7K, 7S
0004: Strategies for Planning and Managing the Learning Environment and for Providing Classroom Interventions NYSTS: III–IV
CEC-ISCI: 2K, 2S, 5K, 5S, 6K
CEC-B&VI: 1S, 2K, 5K, 5S, 6K
0005: Instructional Planning and Delivery to Promote Students' Academic Success NYSTS: I–III, V
CEC-ISCI: 2S, 3K, 3S, 5K, 5S, 6S
CEC-B&VI: 2K, 3K, 5K, 5S, 6S, 7S
InTASC: 3–5, 7
0006: Strategies for Teaching Language, Literacy, and Expanded Core Curriculum Skills NYSTS: IV
CEC-ISCI: 2K, 2S, 5K, 5S, 6S
CEC-B&VI: 1S, 2K, 3S, 5K, 5S, 7S
0007: Transcribing Using Unified English Braille (UEB) and Nemeth Code CEC-B&VI: 5S
0008: Analysis, Synthesis, and Application NYSLS: R7, W1–2
CEC-ISCI: 3S, 4S, 5K, 5S, 6S
InTASC: 2, 5


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