The TEACH System

New York State uses the online TEACH system for teacher certification.

Before using the TEACH system, we recommend that you read Certification from Start to Finish. 

Please read the following information prior to logging into the TEACH system: 

When you're ready, self-register and login to the TEACH System.

Graduate Certification and Endorsement Programs Registered in New York State 

  • Adolescent Literacy
  • Childhood Literacy
  • Gifted Education
  • Secondary Education (7-12) (in areas of Biology, Chemistry, English, Earth Science, French, Mathematics, Physics, Social Studies, Spanish)
  • School Building Leader
  • School Counselor
  • School District Leader 

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Phil Eberl

Philip Eberl
Certification Officer 
(716) 375-2367
Plassmann Hall, B10

Pat Riehle


Ms. Pat Riehle
(716) 375-2357
Plassmann Hall, B08


Buckles, Thomas

Titles/Responsibilities Adjunct Professor
Academic School
School of Education
Academic Department Counselor Education
Contact Information Phone: 716-373-8080 ext. 5301
Office Location/Hours
Courses Taught
  • Seminar in Community Mental Health Counseling 
Academic Degrees
  • Marymount University, M.A. in Psychological Services – Counseling, 1998
  • St. Bonaventure University, B.A. in History, 1996 
Other Education
Professional Background Trained EMDR Therapist, Program Director for Foundations for Change – PROS Program in Olean
Teaching Philosophy
Current Research Interests/Projects
Other Interests/Community Involvement
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