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Regional Certification Office

The Regional Certification Office at WSWHE BOCES works as a liaison with the NYS Office of Teaching Initiatives (OTI) by providing guidance for applicants and evaluating Classroom Teacher, Pupil Personnel Services, Teaching Assistants, and Coaching applications. Need to know the required certification workshops, click here. 

OTI utilizes the TEACH system to manage everything pertaining to certification, including applying, recording documents, and correspondence regarding certification status. Districts also access the system to check on certification status for current and prospective employees, and to verify various requirements for certificate applicants. To create an account or login into the TEACH System, click here.

If you are sending any documents to the Regional Certification Office, please ensure the last 4 digits of your social security number are written on them. Documents can be sent to this office via email, fax, or US Mail. For US Mail, please be sure to notate Regional Certification Office on the envelope to ensure receipt by the correct office. 

The State Education Department has authorized this office to evaluate classroom teacher, pupil personnel services, teaching assistant, and coaching applications. Please note, applicants who select this BOCES to evaluate pending applications will be charged a $25 processing fee. This does not apply to WSWHE BOCES employees or anyone applying for a coaching license.

Certification Questions?
Check out NYS OTI's Frequently Asked Questions
Email us by clicking here

​Jennifer Lunt
Regional Certification Officer 

​​​Bridget Albright
Personnel Assistant

Regional Certification Office
267 Ballard Road, Suite 5
Wilton, NY 12831
Fax: (518)-581-3359
[email protected]