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
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|
|2019 June Regents Exam Schedule|
|2019 June Regents Administration Charter Memo|
|Regents Scanning Handbook|
|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|
The Charter Center’s Vendor List is one of the many ways in which we help schools share resources with one another. Last year alone, there were 11,000 hits on over 300 businesses recommended by NY charter schools. We’d like to remind you that all vendors on the list have not only worked with a charter school, but have also received a written recommendation from one or more charters.
Emergencies in schools must be addressed in an expeditious and effective manner. Schools are at risk of acts of violence, natural, and manmade disasters. To address these threats, the State of New York has enacted the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) law. Project SAVE is a comprehensive planning effort that addresses prevention, response and recovery with respect to a variety of emergencies in schools.
Individual charter schools are required by the NYSED to complete 2 safety plans: a District- Wide Safety Plan and a Building-Level Safety Plan. These plans differ as defined here taken directly from the NY Safe Schools website.
Here you can find diagrams and guidance for the packing and collections of exam materials for the 2019 Test Scoring Consortium.
|Guidance for 2019|
|Packing and Shipping Instructions [Webinar Slides]|
|ELA Packing and Shipping Instructions|
|ELA Packing Diagram|
|MATH Packing and Shipping Instructions|
|MATH Packing Diagram|
|Checklist: Packing for Scoring|
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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.