School of Education

New York State Certification Exams

New York State Teacher Certification Exams

Want to Practice for the ALST and EAS Exams?

CUNY has been kind enough to provide Lehman Education Students with practice versions of the ALST and EAS. Come to Carman Hall, Room B55 during open hours (listed below) and take one of these tests. We only have a limited number of free exam codes to distribute, so do not hesitate to get in on this very good opportunity. Details

Educating All Students (EAS) Study Guide:

ALST Study Guides

Practice Tests for Multi-Subject CST & Educating All Students ($29.99) (Optional)

Lehman Library Resources

  • Use the tabs to look for resources to help you prepare for the CST, EAS and the ALST exams. These resources will be updated as new materials are sent to the library.

Dr. Mary K. Sanford, Lehman Professor: Resources for Candidates

ENGAGE NY Common Core ELA Regents Exam Items

PARCC Sample Common Core Questions


New Testing Requirements for Teacher and School Building Leader Candidate!

Testing Update:

School Building Leader Assessment: Pass Status

Test Dates for Paper Based Exams

Exams available on Paper Based Testing

Exams Available on Computer Based Testing

Contact List for Questions regarding New York State Teacher Certification Exams

Email additional questions to our Office of Higher Education Certification Policy team at;

The New York State Education Department is revising the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) required for teacher and School Building Leader certification.

The new tests include a portfolio-based teacher performance assessment (edTPA), an Educating All Students test, and Academic Literacy Skills Test, updated Content Specialty Tests, and updated School Building Leader assessment.

Testing requirements will depend on certification type and when you complete your program:

Visit the NYSTCE Web site ( for the latest information on the following



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