Cindy Mickelson, Regional Certification Officer
Phone (845) 295-4021 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sullivan County Board of Cooperative Educational Services serves as a regional office for the Office of Teaching Initiatives of the New York State Education Department. We welcome inquiries by telephone, email and mail. Anyone interested in obtaining specific information may contact this regional office Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 3:30 PM.
The regional office is authorized to evaluate credentials and make recommendations for provisional, permanent, initial and professional certification. We offer certification services such as advice, interpretation of past and current regulations, transcript evaluation and personal contact to administrators, prospective teachers, and certified teachers seeking certification in other areas or teachers seeking permanent or professional certification. This office should be utilized as a means to expedite the certification process for any school district or teacher in
Once an evaluation has been completed (by this office or the Office of Teaching Initiatives), we can provide assistance in determining acceptable coursework to fulfill any requirements that have been determined to be deficient.
The Regional Certification Office processes all Temporary and Professional coaching licenses for Sullivan County School Districts. This includes providing athletic directors with up-to-date information as well as assisting individual coaches through the certification process.