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Private School Teacher License or Permit


State Education, Department of

A license is necessary to teach in a private school in New York. This license is from the New York State Department of Education (NYSDOE).

Private schools can only hire an unlicensed teacher if an application is filed before the teacher starts. Schools can have stronger license requirements for teachers.

NYS Education Department (NYSED)

Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision
99 Washington Avenue, Room 1613 OCP
Albany, NY 12234
Phone (518) 474-3969
Fax (518) 473-3644
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