Special Education Guidance for the 2021-22 School Year

The DOE and the UFT have collaborated on a number of guidance documents and policies regarding special education and related services for the 2021-2022 school year. Please check this page for additional updates.

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Special Education DOE Resources

Guidance from the DOE on Special Education policies, procedures and protocols

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Academic & Special Education Recovery

Information on SERS, SEED, screeners, interventions and funding

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Principals Digest Items

Excerpts from DOE Principals Digest communications pertaining to Special Education topics

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SESIS Guidance

Documents and materials to help special education staff navigate SESIS

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Special Education Recovery Services job postings and related guidance 

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Federal Guidance

Federal guidance on the provision of services to students with disabilities related to COVID-19

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More Resources

Additional guidance for members who work with students with disabilities and Special Education Town Hall meeting materials


Source URL: https://www.uft.org/teaching/students-disabilities/special-education-guidance-2021-22-school-year