St. Bonaventure University

Educator Preparation Placement & Certification

The Office of Educator Preparation Placement and Certification provides assistance for incoming students, current students and alumni. We work collaboratively to assist all along their path to certification.


The Administrative Coordinator of Educator Preparation Placement and Certification assists St. Bonaventure University teacher candidates, as well as our alumni, with all certification questions. The links at right connect you to specific information on the following topics:NCATE logo
  • Fingerprinting Information
  • Help with Teach Online Services
  • Information about New York State Teacher Certification Exams (NYSTCE) and the edTPA
  • Steps to Initial/Professional Teacher Certification
  • Teaching in other states

Helpful Documents & Links