1. Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 3.0 or a master's degree with a GPA of at least 3.5.
2. New York State initial, professional, or permanent teacher certification as a Middle Childhood (5-9) or adolescent (7-12) content teacher.
3. Satisfactory communication skills, as demonstrated through an oral interview and an on-site writing sample, after the application is reviewed.
4. Submission of a letter of recommendation from a supervisor to be included in the application as one of the two required recommendations.