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Memoranda to the Field


May 2018 Accreditation with a Professional Education Accrediting Association that is Seeking Recognition from the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the United States Department of Education (USDE)
March 2018 Critical Information for Your Teacher Candidates
March 2018 New Registration Requirements for Programs Leading to Certification in School Counseling
October 2017 Redeveloped Part Two: (Math) of the Multi-Subject: Secondary Teachers Grades 7-12 Content Specialty Test for Students with Disabilities Certification
March 2017 Safety Nets for certain single-subject Revised Content Specialty Tests to expire June 30, 2017
September 2016 Fall 2016 Standard Setting Nomination
July 2015 edTPA Use of Materials and Originality
June 2015 NYSTCE Safety Net Refund Policy
March 2015 Exam Site Availability
January 2015 Unified English Braille (UEB) System

December 2014

Increase in English Language Learner Population and Corresponding Instructional Needs
August 2014 Implementation of the Revised Multi-Subject Tests
July 2014 Content Specialty Test Preparation Guides
November 2013 edTPA - Use of Materials
August 2013

Administer NYSTCE computer-based tests by becoming a Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Center

August 2013 Examination Requirements for School Building Leader (SBL) Certification
December 2012 Certification Examination Guidance and Framework Documents
December 2012 Certification Examination Development
September 2012 Electronic Submission Process for Program Proposals
July 2012 Certification of Compliance - Article 129-A
July 2011 Article 129-A of the Education Law
November 2010 Feedback Desired on the Draft of New York State Teaching Standards
November 2010 Regulation Changes for All Teacher Education Programs and Restructuring Students with Disabilities Certification
November 2010 Question and Answer Document on the New Standards of Academic Progress for the Tuition Assistance Program
September 2010 Emergency Adoption of a Proposed Regulation – Tuition Assistance Program
August 2010 Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
July 2010 SED Comments on Proposed Federal Title IV Program Integrity Rule
July 2010 Invitation to Comment on the NYS Preliminary Draft of Teaching Standards
June 2010 Article 129-A of the Education Law
April 2010 Update and Request for Feedback on Certification Structure for Special Education Teachers
April 2010 April Regents Actions – Teacher Certification Flexibility
November 2009 Online Enhancements
November 2009 Recommendation on Certification Structure for Teachers of Students with Disabilities
May 2009 Tenure for Teachers in Instructional Support Service Positions
August 2009 Invitation to a Forum on the Statewide Educational Technology Plan PDF Image Icon (58KB)
June 2009 Professional Development Standards PDF Image Icon (121KB)
June 2009 Teacher Quality Partnerships PDF Image Icon (262KB)
May 2009 Tenure for Teachers in Instructional Support Service Positions PDF Image Icon (81KB)
2008 Public Forums on Growth Model for New York State Accountability System
2008 Measuring Up 2008
2008 New York State Participation in the 2008 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study
December 2008 Recent Statutory and Regulatory Changes Regarding §211 Waiver Requests
October 2008 Modified Proposal on Certification for Teachers of Students with Disabilities PDF Image Icon (59KB)
March 2008 Student Lending, Accountability, Transparency and Enforcement Act


Last Updated: May 10, 2018