Over the past several years a shortage of certified school librarians (sometimes called "Teacher Librarians" or "Library Media Specialists") has existed for most parts of New York state. The American Association of School Librarians has officially adopted the term "school librarian". In order to obtain a school librarian position in New York state, one must have a Master's degree in Library Science and teaching credentials.
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Candidates applying for their first certification in New York, with the exception of the Endorsement pathway, are required to take and pass edTPA.
For more information about edTPA in New York State, visit the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) website or visit the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Teaching Initiatives edTPA webpage
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