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NY License in Speech Pathology or Audiology

Professional Development Requirements for the 2020 Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Certification Standards

Effective: January 1, 2020 

Ethics: Professional Development Requirements

Who? All individuals who hold the CCC-A and/or CCC-SLP.

What? Out of 30 required professional development hours for certification maintenance, at least 1 hour must be in the area of ethics. 

When? Beginning with certificate holders in the January 1, 2020–December 31, 2022 certification maintenance interval.

How Often? Each 3-year maintenance interval.

Supervision: Professional Development Requirements

Who? All clinical supervisor and clinical fellowship (CF) mentors providing supervision/clinical instruction for students and/or Clinical Fellows for purposes of ASHA certification. 

What? Complete a minimum of 2 hours of professional development in the area of supervision/clinical instruction 

When? After being awarded the CCC-A or CCC-SLP.

How Often? One time.

Approved Course Content


Have you met the supervision requirements? Check your status by looking up yourself on the certification verification page.


 Requirements for the New York License in 

Speech-Language Pathology and/or Audiology

For additional information contact:
New York State Board for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
(518) 473-0221
Fax: (518) 473-6282
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Office of the Professions Home Page

State licensing information:


Requirements for New York State Certification as a Teacher of Students with Speech Language Disabilities (TSSLD) Initial Certificate (TSSLD)

  • Academic: BA or BS degree including coursework in general education, speech and language disorders and special education.and student teaching of children with communication disorders.
  • State testing: Candidates for professional certification must pass the a) Liberal Arts and Science Test (LAST); b) Written assessment of Teaching Skills (ATS-W

Permanent Certification (TSSLD)

  • Academic: Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • State testing: Professional certification must be obtained within three years of after receiving the initial certification.

For additional information contact:
New York State Education Department
Division of Teacher Certification
5N Education Building
Washington Ave
Albany NY 12234
(518) 474-3901
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