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Mar 30, 2017
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 Professional Development & State Certification Requirements

Teachers certified after Feb. 2, 2004, must participate in 175 hours of professional development over five years to maintain their teaching certificate. Teaching assistants must participate in 75 hours of professional development over five years to maintain their teaching assistant certificate.

Below are State Education Department websites that provide information on documentation procedures, activities that qualify for professional development hours, and answers to other questions teachers and teaching assistants may have.

Maintaining your certificate, record keeping & reporting

http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/certificate/index.html

 

FAQs about Professional Development

www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/faqpd.htm

 

Guidelines for acquiring 175 and 75 hours

www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/resteachers/175.htm