YAA Equivalency Certification: The YAA offers individualized assessment for teachers who have already completed a 200-Hour Teacher Training Program, plus additional requirements.
YAA Recertification: YAA Certified Teachers must apply to recertify every three years, maintaining active participation in both classes/workshops and teaching hours in order to meet professional upgrading standards. With further training and experience, YAA Certified Teachers may also qualify for 500-Hour Certification, as well as 600+Hour Certification (Intermediate Teacher Status), 800+Hour Certification (Senior Teacher Status), and Permanent Certification.
Insurance: YAA Certified Teachers may obtain discount insurance rates under the umbrella of the YAA’s insurance policy. YAA members with outside certification and experience may also be eligible (some restrictions apply).