Our Certification Officer

The Dutchess BOCES Regional Office is closed due to the retirement of the Regional Certification Officer. In the future, all paperwork should be forwarded to the following address at the State Education Department.

Please be assured that your concerns are important to Dutchess BOCES and every effort has been made to insure that your paperwork will be processed by the State Education Department.

Contact Information:

New York State Education Department
Office of Teaching Initiatives, Room 5N
89 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12234
- Please be sure that all paperwork has identifying information i.e. DOB and last 4 digits of SS#

- Emails should be sent to tcert@nysed.gov(link sends e-mail) with Coaching in the subject line if applicable

- Telephone inquiries (518) 474-3901