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Teacher Centers

The Office of Higher Education acts as the program office for the statewide network of Teacher Resource and Computer Training Centers, Regional Networks, Standing Committees and statewide projects. The program office provides oversight, leadership, and guidance to this Teacher Center network on the grant application process, as well as a wide variety of topics related to NYS learning Standards and school improvement.


"Thanks to the Hudson River Teacher Center, our teaching staff has benefitted from high quality professional development, integrating Common Core Standards in mathematics and literacy."

-Kim Fontana, Assistant Director, Special Education, Guidance and Child Study CenterPutnam Northern Westchester BOCES


Teacher Centers provide direct assistance with the development and training of school district Professional Development Planning Committees and mentoring programs that are required under Commissioner’s Regulations 100.2 (dd). The Centers are governed through Education Law 316 (pdf document 21 KB) and Commissioner’s Regulations Part 81 (pdf document 11KB) provides further guidance.


"Our New Hartford Teacher Center is an integral part of our school system and has been indispensable as we have worked throughout the past several years to support teachers in implementing the Regents Reform Agenda...Our TC has also been instrumental in expanding PD opportunities for our teachers so that more teachers may participate."

-Tina Klar, Instructional Support Specialist New Hartford Central School District ____________________________________________________________________________

NEW! Teacher Center Application for 2012-13 ( word document 142 KB) ( pdf document 75 KB)



Last Updated: February 11, 2014