If you are at least halfway through the MSEd program and you have an offer to be hired as a full-time teacher by a public school, you may be eligible to apply for a temporary NYSED Internship Certificate if you meet all of the criteria.
The temporary NYSED Internship Certificate allows a teacher candidate to serve as a full-time paid teacher-of-record while completing the master’s degree program. The certificate is no longer valid when the teacher candidate completes or leaves the MSEd program.
At MCNY, teacher candidates must complete both Purpose 1 and 2 to be eligible, and the temporary Internship Certificate is valid through the completion of Purpose 3. Because of the requirement for college supervision during the final student teaching semester, the MSED program will recommend teacher candidates only after they have registered for all of the remaining Purpose 3 courses, including EDU 530 PUR – Analysis of Teaching Behaviors Grades 4-6 and EDU 530 CON – Practicum Grades 4-6. The teacher candidate will need to be supervised at the school site by an experienced certified teacher or administrator during the temporary Internship Certificate semester.