School Social Worker Certification

The School Social Worker Certification is issued by the NYS Education Department-Office of Teaching Initiatives.

The requirements for the Provisional and Permanent Certificates are available on their website. Click on the following link

In the sequence of drop down boxes select the following options:

1. Administration and Pupil Personnel Services
2. Social Work
3. Pre-K – 12 All Grades
4. School Social Worker
5. Select the option for either Provisional Certificate OR Permanent Certificate

Contact Information

Office of Teaching Initiatives-Certification Unit
New York State Education Department
89 Washington Ave, 5N EB/
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3901

School of Social Work Update

NASW-NYS   188 Washington Ave.   Albany, NY 12210   Tel: 518.463.4741 or 800.724.6279   Fax: 518.463.6446