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How do I find another position if I am excessed?

Once you are in excess, you must register on the online Open Market Transfer system. You may apply for any vacancies in your license area throughout the city. The DOE sends ATRs who haven’t found another position to schools in their district or to...

If I am excessed from my school, am I fired and out of a job?

Excessing is not a layoff. A person in excess is not out of a job. You will continue to work and receive your full pay and benefits. You can check your status (Excessed or Not Excessed) on the online Open Market Transfer system. You will continue to...

If I am going to be excessed, when will I be notified?

According to the UFT/DOE contract, you must be informed in writing by June 15 if you are at risk of being excessed for the next school year.

What determines who gets excessed in a school?

If the school’s budget or a drop in enrollment requires a reduction in staff, the principal decides which license area(s) in which to reduce positions. Excessing in those licenses is done in inverse seniority order; that is, the person with the least...

What is excessing? What is the difference between excessing and layoffs?

Excessing is the process of reducing staff in a particular school when there is a reduction in the number of available positions in a title or license area in that school. Notification of the risk of excessing usually occurs in June in preparation...