Applicants must be working full time (100%) as one of the following:
Bilingual special education teacher
Bilingual teacher of students with speech and language disabilities
Bilingual pupil personnel professional (i.e., guidance counselor, social worker, or school psychologist)
English as a new language teacher in special education
Applicant must obtain a nomination and commitment by the district superintendent, building principal in New York City, or preschool director stating that as a result of participating in and completing the ITI program she or he will be assigned to a full-time position as a bilingual special education teacher, ENL teacher, bilingual TSSLD or bilingual pupil personnel service provider from the position in which she or he is currently employed.
Applicants for the Bilingual Education Extension must already possess oral and written language proficiency in English and in the native language of instruction.
Applicants must indicate the certification sought: Bilingual Education Extension or ESOL Certification
Applicants must be working in either a NYSED approved special education preschool or in the K-12 grade continuum in a New York State school district.
Applicants must have and provide evidence of a current, valid NYS certification.
Applicants must complete the ITI application in its entirety and provide ALL required documentation.
Applicant must agree to serve as a Bilingual Special Education or ENL teacher, Bilingual TSSLD or Bilingual PPS provider for 2 years in the nominating district/school or preschool upon completion of the ITI program and New York State certification.