This certificate is appropriate for teachers who teach students ages 14-18+ and who know the full range of the school science curriculum: physical sciences, life sciences and earth and space sciences.
A new edition of the Science Standards (3rd edition) has been published. If you are a first-time candidate beginning the certification process in 2014-15, please use these revised standards linked below.
Candidates who applied in 2013-14 and earlier should continue to use the previous version of the standards.
Review the AYA / Science Assessment at a Glance to learn more about the following:
Read the AYA / Science Standards (revised) that represent a professional consensus on the aspects of practice that distinguish accomplished teachers.
Understand how your entries are scored.