NYS Certification Exams and Practice Material

EAS State Framework

This website will provide information on test design, test content and types of question. 

EAS State Study Guide

This section contains sample test questions and same responses.

EAS Tips and Tricks From Workshop

A comprehensive explanation of the application of EdTPA and tips for the EAS exam can be found here.

ALST Test Design

This website will provide information on test design, test content and types of question. 

Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST)

ALST Sample Selected-Response Questions

ALST Comments by Brooklyn College Students

The following are comments and advice from students who have taken the ALST and EAS. Forgive some of the repetition; that which is repeated has been added for emphasis because many students have included it in their commentary, and we believed these repeated comments would enhance your understanding of the demands of and requirements for these exams.

EAS Additional Practice Material

EAS Additional Practice Material Part 1

EAS Additional Practice Material Part 2

EAS Additional Practice Material Part 3

EAS Additional Practice Material Part 4

EAS Additional Practice Material Part 5

EAS Additional Practice Material Part 6

EAS Additional Practice Material Part 7

EAS Additional Practice Material Part 8

EAS Additional Practice Material Part 9 

ALST Additional Practice Material   

ALST Sample Constructed Responses

Long Island Region EAS and ALST Webinar

Additional Resources

Regulations and Standards for ESL Students

ELL/LEP Identification Screening

Individualized Education Program Form

NYS Special Education Regulations

NYS Special Education Legislation for Special Needs Students

NYC DOE Special Education Glossary of Terms

Academic Language

Academic Language Tool Kit