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Test Prep & Certification Workshops


The Mercy University School of Education offers test preparation workshops for certification tests. We offer overview workshops on: 

  • Educating All Students (EAS) (201)
  • Content Specialty Test (CST) for Early Childhood, Childhood (211/212/221/222/245)
  • CST Students with Disabilities (060)
  • CST TESOL (116)
  • School Building Leader (107/108)

Students have found these workshops very helpful for passing the exams. Most test prep workshops listed above are open to Mercy students, alumni and the general public. 

*Courses are offered through our Division of Workforce Credentialing and Community Impact. 

Training in the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) is required for everyone seeking certification. Mercy University offers six-hour DASA workshops to its students and alumni as well as the general public for $75. 

For more information about the Mercy DASA program, including our schedule of upcoming workshops, please visit our website: 

If you have questions about our DASA workshops after visiting the site, feel free to email us at

New York State requires that teacher candidates pass a number of certification exams to become New York State certified teachers. Click the title above to see more resources which can help you prepare for exams. 

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Education Law in New York State requires that certain persons seeking licensure need to take two clock hours of training in the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment. Mercy University is a New York State approved provider for both workshops. Our workshops are open to Mercy University students and alumni as well as the general public and are offered on all four Mercy University campuses year-round.

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