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All pedagogical DOE employees, including teachers and school administrators, must maintain valid certification to remain employed. If you are a current certificate holder, see this important information on new requirements for maintaining your certificate.
Limited Extensions to Teach a Subject in a Special Class in Grades 7-12
The limited extension is a credential from the NY State Education Department that enables eligible special education teachers to be certified in a subject area while they teach a special class (self-contained) in grades 7-12. Read more on the Limited Extensions to Teach a Subject in a Special Class in Grades 7-12 document.