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Public School Administrator


A public school administrator provides administrative and supervisory leadership to public schools and school districts in relation to public school curriculum design, development and implementation to facilitate the achievement of specific instructional program objectives.

Certification Requirements:

New York State teachers, administrators, and pupil personnel service providers are required to hold a New York State certificate for employment in the State’s public schools. The Office of Teaching Initiatives issues certificates to certify that an individual has met required degree, coursework, assessment, and experience requirements. There are numerous certificates titles in three major categories: classroom teaching, administrative and supervisory, and pupil personnel service (e.g., school counselor, psychologist, social worker). Types of Certificates and Licenses - School Administrator and Supervisor

Certification Authority:

New York State Education Department
Education Building 5N
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3901

Standard Occupational Classification:

11-9031 to 11-9039 - Various Education Administrators through All Other Education Administrators
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 2/9/21.

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