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Emergency COVID-19 certificate for public school workers

Apply by Sept. 1

Candidates who are seeking certain certificates and extensions such as for Gifted and Bilingual Education, classroom teaching, education leadership, and others may be eligible for the Emergency COVID-19 certificate. This will allow candidates to work in New York State public schools or districts for one year while taking and passing the required exam(s) for the certificate or extension sought. You must apply on or before Sept. 1.

Learn more about how to earn the teaching certificate on the DC 37 blog at