Teacher Certification Office

  • The Monroe #1 BOCES Regional Certification Office works in conjunction with the New York State Education Department.

    This office assists applicants and processes online applications of candidates for New York State Certification for Teaching Assistants, Non-Teacher Coaches, and Professional Teaching and Pupil Personnel Certifications. During the 2019-2020 school year, the processing of Additional Teaching Certification applications will be added to the services provided by this office.

    The certification specialist can advise on requirements for certification, evaluate credentials for the titles listed above, and offer expedited processing of these applications.

    The Monroe #1 BOCES Regional Certification Office assists and acts as a resource to component school districts on the east side of the Genesee River.

For Certification Assistance

  • Amanda Bayer
    Regional Certification Evaluator

    Email: Amanda_Bayer@boces.monroe.edu
    Phone: 585-383-2208
    Fax: 585-249-7235

    Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am–3:00 pm
    Please call ahead for availability!
    For the safety and security of our schools no walk-in appointments will be accepted.

    Regional Certification Office Location
    Monroe #1 BOCES, Foreman Center
    Human Resources, T2
    41 O'Connor Road, Fairport, NY 14450

    Attention! Please note:
    For teachers from non-component school districts who utilize this certification service, there is a $30.00 fee.



    New York State Office of Teaching Initiatives

    Phone: 518-474-3901
    Email: tcert@mail.nysed.gov

    TEACH System Technical Assistance Hotline is accessible for when you are unable to log-in to your teach account. Please call 518-476-6041.