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New York State Teacher Certification

We assist education students throughout the certification process.

The Office of Certification and Student Records serves as a resource for students, faculty and staff regarding certification information related to Adelphi University’s NYS approved teacher, administrative and pupil personnel preparation programs. Our goal is to provide access to updated information about NYS certification requirements, regulations and related topics.

We verify program completion for Adelphi University graduates and provide support throughout the NYS teacher certification process. We also assist candidates who are interested in applying for out-of-state certification.

The following NYS Teacher Certification information is available to current students in the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education via the Adelphi University Intranet (requires login):

For further information, please call to make an appointment:

Office of Certification and Student Records
Harvey Hall, Rooms 117
p – 516.877.3816

You can also contact:

Nicole E. Schmidt 
Assistant Director for Certification and Student Records
Harvey Hall, Room 117
p – 516.877.3816
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Marcella Mandracchia
Assistant Director of Student Success
Harvey Hall, Room 120
p – 516.237.8503
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