You Should Know - Supervisors of Nurses & Therapists

Civil Service

Check here for the latest information on the transition to civil service permanent status:

Sample resume for civil service application

Sample cover letter for civil service application

Physical therapist application - partially completed

Occupational therapist application - partially completed

Special OT/PT newsletter on the civil service exam with all Q&As [PDF]


Health & Safety

Environmental Health & Safety

UFT Welfare Fund


Pension & Retirement

Board of Education Retirement System (BERS)
The New York City Board of Education Retirement System (BERS) was founded on August 1, 1921 to provide retirement benefits for civil service employees permanently employed by the City and School District of New York other than those who may retire under the provisions of other retirement laws. BERS has since expanded to include other employees, such as provisional and part-time employees of the Department of Education (DOE) and other covered employers.


Your Profession

NYSED Office of Professions — Occupational Therapy
Information about laws, rules and regulations, continuing competency, practice guidelines, practice issues FAQs and other issues pertaining to the professional practice of occupational therapy in New York State can be found on this webpage.

NYSED Office of Professions — Physical Therapy
Information about laws, rules & regulations, continuing education, practice guidelines, frequently asked practice questions as well as news and current issues pertaining to the practice of physical therapy in New York State can be found on this webpage.

American Occupational Therapy Association

American Physical Therapy Association

DOE Office of School Health

New York State School Nurse Association


Your Rights

Disciplinary action

False accusations

Grievance FAQs

Workers' Compensation


Your Work in Schools

Check here for the latest information on SESIS.

Medicaid:  Questions and Answers on the NYS School Supportive Health Services Program
Here members can find answers to a wide range of questions on New York State's School Supportive Health Services Program. Note that with the exception of Q&A #5, which focuses solely on the Random Moment Time Study, other Q&As cover multiple topics, and topics are repeated in multiple Q&As. For example, the topic of written orders and referrals is covered in Q&As #1, 2, 3 and 4; documentation requirements are addressed in Q&As #1, 2 and 3; and session notes are covered in Q&As #2 and 4. Also, these Q&As are amended and updated regularly, so check back often for the most current information.

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