All applicants must take and pass the New York State Teacher Liberal Arts and Science Test (LAST) before applying. Candidates who do not have time to take this test prior to the application deadline may submit a test registration form as evidence of their intent to take it. New York State Teacher Examination information can be found at the New York State Education Department website.
Each Secondary Spanish Education graduate program has its own set of pre-requisites. Please refer to the graduate programs page for specific details.
To maintain one's status as a secondary Spanish teacher candidate and be recommended for student teaching, a candidate must:
*Note: The educational core includes 100 hours of pre-student teaching experience in the New York City Schools. Teacher candidates must have time during normal public school hours to fulfill this requirement.
Admission to student teaching requires completion of the student teaching application during the first 10-weeks of the semester prior to student teaching. Contact the Office of Field Experiences and Student Teaching (NAC 6/207A or 212-650-6915) for information regarding the deadlines and application process. Admissions requirements include:
During the student teaching semester you will register for:
To be recommended for certification, teacher candidates must:
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