TEACH Certification Application Fields

As teacher candidates enter their information into TEACH, the information below can be helpful.


Early Childhood with Childhood Education (Bachelor of Science in Education)

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Education

SUNY Geneseo program: Early Childhood Education and Childhood Education

Major: Education

Area of interest: Classroom Teacher

Subject area(s): Early Childhood Education AND Childhood Education

Grade level(s): Birth - Grade 2 AND Grades 1-6

Title: Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2) AND Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)

Type of certificate: Initial Certificate (Click "add" after each certificate is added. Then finished adding, click "next")

Childhood with Special Education (Bachelor of Science in Education)

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Education

SUNY Geneseo program: Early Childhood Education with Special Education (1-6)

Major: Education

Area of interest: Classroom Teacher

Subject area(s): Childhood Education

Grade level(s): Childhood education grades 1-6

Title: Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) AND Students with Disabilities (Grades 1-6)

Type of certificate: Initial Certificate (Click "add" after each certificate is added. Then finished adding, click "next")

Adolescence Education (BS or BA)

Degree: Bachelor of Arts OR Bachelor of Science

SUNY Geneseo program: Choose from the Adolescence Education options (not 7-12 options)

Major: Content Area

Area of interest: Classroom Teacher (Spanish and French candidates would select "Classroom Teacher-Foreign Languages")

Subject area(s): Content Area (Adolescence Science candidates select "General Science Extension" for your second certification)

Grade level(s): Adolescence 7-12 (Adolescence Science candidates select "General Science Extension, Initial Extension Annotation" for your second certification)

Title: Content Area 7-12 (Adolescence Science candidates, you will select your content area the first time and "General Science Extension, Initial Extension Annotation" the second time. Note: English Language Arts is correct, not English)

Type of certificate: Initial Certificate (Click "add" after each certificate is added. Then finished adding, click "next")

Reading and Literacy B-12 (Master of Science in Education)

Degree: Master of Science in Education

SUNY Geneseo program: Reading and Literacy B-12

Major: Education

Area of interest: Classroom Teacher

Subject area(s): Literacy

Grade level(s): Birth - Grade 6 AND Grades 5-12

Title: Literacy (Birth- Grade 6) AND Literacy (Grades 5-12)

Type of certificate: Initial Certificate (Click "add" after each certificate is added. Then finished adding, click "next")

Adolescence Education (Master of Science in Education)

Degree: Master of Science in Education

SUNY Geneseo program: Choose from the Adolescence Education options (NOT 7-12 option)

Major: Content Area

Area of interest: Classroom Teacher (Spanish and French candidates would select "Classroom Teacher - Foreign Languages")

Subject area(s): Content Area

Grade level(s): Adolescence 7-12

Title: Content Area 7-12 (Note: English Language Arts is correct, not English)

Type of certificate: Initial Certificate (Click "add" after each certificate is added. Then finished adding, click "next")