Secondary Education Teacher Certification Exams


Please visit your TEACH account regularly for important information and links.

These tests are new and information and preparation advice is evolving. Please peruse the internet for links in addition to the ones cited below. The New York State Department of Education NYSED website was the source of most of the information below.

  1. Content Specialty Test(s) (CST) – suggested to take upon completing major sequence of courses

  2. Educating All Students (EAS) – suggested to complete after EPSY 229 or EDUC 346

    The Educating All Students test consists of selected-response items and constructed-response items. Each constructed-response item will share scenario-based stimulus material with several selected-response items. The EAS test measures the professional and pedagogical knowledge and skills necessary to teach all students effectively in New York Public Schools.

    Familiarize yourself with NYSESLAT and data referenced on the EAS exam

  3. edTPA – Completed during Student Teaching. Video Component.

Order test preparation materials

Register to take the CST, EAS tests at any PearsonVue Site