Certification Information for Paraprofessionals

How to complete the NYSED registration process 
A step-by-step guide for registering with the New York State Education Department using your TEACH account.

New York State requirements for paraprofessionals
Learn how to apply for your paraprofessional certificate.

Qualification Requirements for Employment as Full-Time Educational Paraprofessionals
The New York State Education Department and the New York City Department of Education require all educational paraprofessionals hired after Feb. 1, 2004 to maintain certain standards.

Paraprofessionals Brochure
See a brochure about paraprofessionals, including certification requirements.

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