The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking educators to participate in test development activities for the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) Content Specialty Tests (CSTs) in  Early Childhood Education (birth to grade 2 – Math and ELA), Literacy (grades K-12), English to Speakers of Other Languages …

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The 2019-2021 NYSCEA Executive Board has begun to plan for the 50th Anniversary of NYSCEA for 2021!  On record, George Anderson held the first NYSCEA Presidency office from 1971-1973.  A Planning Committee has been formed and plans to meet during the regularly scheduled fall, spring and winter delegate meetings, with …

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Each year the Board of Regents and the New York State Education Department recognize an outstanding teacher from across the state to serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for New York teachers. The honoree is also put forth as the New York State nominee for the National Teacher of the …

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The New York State Board of Regents today called for continuing to phase in Foundation Aid and proposed a $1.6 billion increase in Foundation Aid and statutory reimbursement-based aids and to support English language learners, career and technical education programs and universal prekindergarten programs. CLICK HERE to read full article

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This paper is written for the purpose of recording the legislative history and intent of Chapter 390 of Laws of 2016, referred to herein as Mental Health Education in New York Schools, and to articulate a vision for its implementation in New York State from the perspective of the Mental …

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Commissioner Elia has developed the Education Department’s agenda and budget requests for the NYS Legislature.   These were presented at a NYS Joint Legislative Hearing on Education on February 14, 2017.  NYSCEA members should view her PowerPoint presentation to see how it addresses the concerns of their association. CLICK HERE for a …

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States and school districts that get federal funding to support students who are English-language learners can use that money to support long-term ELLs and ELLs in special education, as well as to help figure out how those students are progressing, according to new Every Student Succeeds Act guidance released by the …

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A new study suggests that schools districts take a closer look at the principal job if they want to get to the root cause of teacher turnover and find ways to prevent it. Susan Burkhauser, institutional research associate at Loyola Marymount University, outlines her study in a paper titled “How …

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Teacher voices are seldom heard in the policy space. The new report from the Center on Education Policy’s, Listen to Us: Teacher Views and Voices, surveying 3,000 public school teachers from across the country echoes this sentiment. The report addresses the teaching profession, standards and assessments, testing time, and teacher …

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