Here you will find the latest guidance and handbooks for administering the 2019 New York State ELA, Mathematics, Science, and Regents Exams. These guides are produced mainly for district schools, but include regulations and resources suitable for charter schools. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
|SED Test Schedule 2019|
|DOE Charter Test Administration Training|
|SED School Administrator’s Manual for Secondary Level Exams|
|SED Testing Accommodations for Students with Disabilities|
|NYC DOE Directions for Scribing|
|Science **Guides for 2019 are not yet released**|
|2018 Science Grades 4 & 8 DOE Administration Memo|
|2018 NYS Grade 4 Science Testing Manual|
|2018 NYS Grade 8 Science Testing Manual|
|Science Scanning Handbook|
Here are updated timelines for the submission of applications to establish charter schools in New York State authorized by NYS Board of Regents and the SUNY Board of Trustees with a plan to open in 2019.
Each charter school receives a grant for textbooks, library books and software under the New York State Textbook Law (NYSTL). The grant is administered by the NYC DOE, so all purchases with these funds must be processed through the FAMIS purchasing portal.
These documents provide guidance for administrators and teachers as they complete the Institutional Master File (IMF) and Personnel Master File (PMF) as part of the annual BEDS survey.
The Charter Center’s resources are compiled from NYSED and our experience assisting teachers to navigate the certification process. Schools participating in our Teacher Certification Program will also find additional resources through the HR community of practice.
Please note: The Charter Center’s resource guide “Applicants from Other States Seeking NYS Classroom Teaching Certificates” reflects recent updates in exams and exam requirements for eligible interstate candidates.
For additional detailed information for both teachers and school administrators with out-of-state credentials, visit the NYSED’s TEACH website
Whether you are a new school or just new in your role, you need to navigate many New York City and New York State systems. We have collected some of the most valuable basic guides and resources here: