For Teacher / Teaching Assistant / Coaching License

  • Point of contact to answer questions and provide information by phone or e-mail
  • Assists with navigating the TEACH Web site
  • Frequently referred by teachers
  • Level 1,2,3, Teaching Assistant applications
  • Temporary coaching licenses

View Teacher Certification Services License Flyer: [PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader Format]

For School Districts

  • Regional Certification Office provides expedited service for teachers in district
  • Serves as liaison between Districts and State Education Department
  • Provides up to date information and changes regarding certification
  • Swift response to district questions
  • Faster processing of applications
  • Workshops available by request
  • Processes coaching licenses
  • Maintains files for coaching licenses and all certification evaluations

View Teacher Certification Services for Districts Flyer: [PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader Format]

Our Certification Officer

  • Trained by the New York State Office of Teaching Initiatives
  • Serves the residents and school districts of Dutchess County
  • Customer Service Approach


Contact Information:

Janet Quade
Certification Officer
Dutchess BOCES Human Resources
5 BOCES Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
v: 845.486.4800 ext.2217

REVISED OFFICE HOURS:  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10:00AM-2:00PM: 845.486.4800 x2217.