New York

New York

Contact Information:

New York State Education Building
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
NYSED General Information: (518) 474-3852

Certification Types:  

Initial and Professional Certification Types

Family and Consumer Sciences teachers help students prepare to maintain a career and household. Since a well-rounded background in Family and Consumer Science is desired, a maximum of 9 semester hours of coursework is acceptable from each Family and Consumer Science discipline listed below:

  • Human Service and Family Discipline,
  • Food and Nutrition Discipline,
  • Textiles and Design Discipline,
  • Consumer Skills, Resource Management and Career Studies Discipline
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Alternative Certification:

Certification Requirements
Supplementary Certification Information

Must have existing teacher certification and 12 semester hours in FCS content area, with no more than 9 semester hours in one of the disciplines listed below.
 
Family and Consumer Science discipline listed below:
  • Human Service and Family Discipline,
  • Food and Nutrition Discipline,
  • Textiles and Design Discipline,
  • Consumer Skills, Resource Management and Career Studies Discipline

Teacher Prep Program/Courses:


SUNY Oneonta
CUNY Queens
Buffalo State University
Hofstra University
 
Additional Coursework:
  • Sage College
  • Syracuse University
  • Nassau Community College
  • Empire State College