Office of Teaching and Certification

The Office of Teaching and Certification serves all teacher education students on campus with information on certification-related issues. The office also supports area mentor teachers by issuing tuition waivers and mentor teacher payments.

Located in the Department of Education, 194 Phillips Hall, the office is open from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. M-F.  The teacher certification specialist for IC is Bonita Ferguson; you can reach her at (607) 274-1488 or at

Applying for Teacher Certification in New York State
If you have graduated from a college teacher education degree program, you should use the "Approved New York State Program" route to certification.

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