More Resources

Additional guidance on topics of interest to school staff, including agreements affecting working conditions for the 2021-22 school year and materials presented at Special Education Town Hall meetings.

Town Hall Resources

PowerPoint presentation on Academic Recovery for All (Oct. 7, 2021) 

Recording of Special Education Town Hall (Oct. 7, 2021)

Special Education Teacher Certification Resources

Please note: The term "special class," as used in the documents below, refers to self-contained special education classes and does not include ICT classes. 

NYSUT Fact Sheet 20-10 - NYS Certification: Students with Disabilities

Special Education Teacher Certification Options

History and Rationale for Change in Certification Requirements for Teachers of Special Classes in Grades 7 -12 (also see related item

Special Education Teaching Assignments and Certification

Statement of Continued Eligibility (SOCE) for Teachers of Students with Disabilities Who Teach a Special Class in Grades 7 – 12

Limited Extension to Teach a Subject in a Special Class Grades 7-12

Subject Area Extension in Grades 5-9 and 7-12 for Special Education Teachers

Students with Disabilities Generalist Grade Level Extensions

Special Education Licensing Side Letter (Probationary period for teachers working under non-special education license who also hold a Students with Disabilities Certificate)

Incidental Teaching

Additional Information

Special Education Standard Operating Procedures Manual

Other agreements and guidance on working conditions for the 2021-22 school year

Face Covering Guidance (DOE InfoHub login required)

DOE-UFT Field Guidance: Digital Classrooms


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