• Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Requirements

    Classroom Teacher and School Leader Professional Certificate holders or Level III Teaching Assistant Certificate holders only. 
    CTLE requirements do not apply to holders of Continuing Teaching Assistant certificates and Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) certificates, such as School Attendance Teachers, School Counselors, School Psychologists, School Social Workers, School Dental Hygiene Teachers and School Nurse Teachers. 

    CTLE certificate holder: 

    Professional classroom teaching certificate, educational leadership certificate, or Level III teaching assistant certificate is required to successfully complete 100 clock hours of acceptable CTLE during the registration period if they practice in a NYS school district or BOCES. (CTLE completed during a prior registration period may not be carried over.)

    Acceptable CTLE Hours: 

    Acceptable CTLE must be taken from a sponsor approved by the Department.
    Acceptable CTLE shall be study in the content area of any certificate title held by the individual or in pedagogy, and include any required study in language acquisition addressing the needs of English language learners as described in section 80-6.3 of Commissioner’s Regulations. 

    For more information go to NYSED Office Of Teaching Initiatives:
    Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Requirements  


    Additional Resources 
    CTLE Hours Individual Record