631/549-4900, ext. 257
The State Education Department has authorized this office to evaluate and recommend certification for most areas of the professional service. Professional employees referred by participating districts receive prompt responses to questions concerning certification status.
NOTE: Applicants from other states applying for New York State teacher or administrator certification cannot use the services of a BOCES certification office.
Frequently Asked Questions
If your question is not given here, contact the Certification Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply online for certification through the NYS Education Department.