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New York

Calvin alumni report little trouble with obtaining the New York license.

Additional requirements may include fingerprinting and short workshops covering child abuse, violence prevention, and dignity for all students. Candidates with the Michigan certificate are given a two-year certificate in New York. In order to obtain full certification, additional state tests may be required.

Disclaimer: States may change their teacher certification rules at any time. Therefore, contact the staff at the website below to obtain the most up-to-date information.

Contact the Teacher Certification Office at (616) 526-6208 or