Certification & LicensureTeacher, administrator and school counselor certificationNew York State certification is required for students who anticipate working in public schools in a teaching, school counseling, building or district leadership position.Getting startedOrientation to certification PDF | VideoReview Frequently Asked QuestionsCertificationNext steps to certification for programs that lead to New York State certification:Classroom teacher PDF | VideoSchool counseling PDF | VideoLeadership PDF | VideoTEACHApplication for certification instructionsCertification-New York State program codes for TEACHStudents who have completed all of the requirements for program completion, as outlined in the application for certification instructions can submit the form for requesting Warner School recommendation in TEACH.ConfirmationDegree conferral letter for applicants for programs leading to New York State certification or licensure:Students who have completed all program requirements and who need documentation before the degree/certificate becomes official can request a confirmation letter by completing the degree/certificate confirmation letter request. The Registrar will send it to the email address provided, unless otherwise indicated.Teaching outside of New York StateWarner School of Education-approved certification programs are aligned with New York State teacher, administrator, school counselor certification requirements. To find out whether New York State has an interstate certification agreement with another state, check the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification.Mental health licensureStudents completing a program in community mental health are eligible to receive a limited permit to practice under supervision at a clinical site acceptable to the New York State Office of Professions.Students enrolled in community mental health programs will need to complete the Child Abuse Identification and Reporting Workshop.Mental health counselors who complete our licensure program can apply for New York State mental health licensure.To view licensure information outside of New York State, visit the National Board for Certified Counselors.Behavior analyst licensureStudents enrolled in Applied Behavior Analysis programs intending to obtain state licensure will need to complete the Child Abuse Identification and Reporting Workshop.Behavior analysts who complete our licensure program can apply for New York State behavior analyst licensure.To view licensure information outside of New York State, visit the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Questions?Pam KapteinCertification Officer Schedule an appointment WorkshopsWorkshops are available for students registered in New York State programs requiring workshop completion: Child Abuse ID and Reporting, Safe Schools Against Violence, Dignity for All Students Act. Sign up Explore Student Life Career services Certification and licensure Involvement Technology support Graduation Equity & inclusion Certification and Licensure Summary Download PDF DisclosureThe University of Rochester Warner School of Education and Human Development provides the above information in accordance with the federal regulation §668.50(b)(7) Professional Licensure/Certification (PLC) education requirements.