NY Educational Leadership Certification Requirements


New York Educational Leadership Certification Requirements


New York Educational Leadership Certification: School Building Leader


Exams and Requirements:


Exam Requirement Note
New York Content Exam: School Building Leader (107/108) You must submit passing scores to WGU for this exam before applying for graduation.
WGU Program Requirement Beginning 9/1/2018, the WGU program requirement is the Praxis 5412: Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision for students in new York. If passed prior to 8/31/2018, the Praxis 5411: Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision satisfies the WGU Program Requirement. You must submit passing scores to WGU for this exam before applying for graduation.
Pedagogy Exam Requirement Educating All Students Test (EAS) You must pass this exam before applying for a New York School Building Leader license.



WGU requires Educational Leadership candidates to complete a practicum in accordance with the hour requirements listed here.




New York has the following requirements for applicants for initial certification as a school building leader:

1. DEGREE: Bachelor's and Master's degrees awarded by regionally accredited colleges/universities.

2. PROGRAM: Completion of a program in school administration that is comparable to a NY state-approved program and is approved in the home state of the program to lead to equivalent certification.

3. EXPERIENCE: Three years of full-time teaching experience.

Visit these links for more important information:

General Information About Licensing in New York

General Policies Regarding External Certification Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

New York Teaching Performance Assessment
Applying for your New York Teaching License



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