Exam Preparation Resources
CUNY Has developed SUPPORT RESOURCES for you!
CUNY has developed a variety of resources to support students on their path to certification.  View the resources below to learn more about computer-based testing, getting certified in New York, and strategies for successfully completing the new certification exams. We've also created a roadmap to help you get started: 5 Steps to Prep! <pdf>
Information on the new NYS Teacher Certification Exams.
CUNY offers free webinars for teacher candidates. Live webinars will be offered this fall. The archive below features both slide decks and video presentations with sound.
Queens College: Professional & Continuing Studies
Medgar Evers College: Adult and Continuing Education
Lehman College: Continuing Education
College of Staten Island: Continuing Education
CUNYMedia, the University's YouTube channel, contains videos on important topics in Teacher Education, including preparing for the certification exams. Video presentations from our Webinar Series appear under the Teacher Education playlist .
CUNY Students can access additional preparation resources for the certification exams and job searches by joining the CUNY Teacher Education organization in Blackboard. The online preparation materials include key vocabulary, test-taking strategies, and six-week study plans. Job postings and hiring guides are also available.
Many of the New York State Teacher Certification Exams are now solely offered as computer-based tests.
Before you register for the exams, you will want to find a testing location and learn more about the computer-based testing platform.
- Check seat availability.
- Locate a test center.
- Learn more about computer-based testing and how to prepare.
- Practice modules are also available on Blackboard <pdf>.
 All resources developed with permission from the New York State Education Department. <pdf>