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COVID 19 Resources & Guidance

Athletics


Agency

Date

Guidance Link

NYSED  9/1/20

Eligibility for Interscholastic Athletics, Inclusive Athletics and Extracurricular Activities

     
     

Buisness Operations & Human Resources


Agency Date

Guidance Link

NYSED 9/11/20

Update on Providing Equitable Services to Students and Teachers in Non-Public Schools with Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding

NYSED   9/1/20

2020-21 School Year COVID-19 Snow Day Pilot Program

NYSED 7/20/20

Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding

NYSED  7/7/20

Providing Equitable Services to Non-Public Schools

NYSED 6/24/20

Memo: Feeding Children in Need and Child Care for Essential Workers During the Summer

NYSED 6/9/20

Providing Equitable Services to Non-Public Schools Under the CARES Act


English Language Learners


Agency Date Guidance Link
 NYSED  10/30/20

FAQ Providing Services for English Language Learners (ELLs) During the Pandemic

     
     

Facilities


Agency Date Guidance Link
NYSED  8/26/20

 COVID 19 Reopening Guidance – Facilities Clarifications

     
     

Health and Safety


Agency Date

Guidance Link

NYDOH 11/14/20

ADDITIONAL ADDENDUM to Interim Guidance on Mandatory COVID-19 Testing in Public and Non-Public Schools Located in Areas Designated as “Yellow Zones” Under the New York State Cluster

NYDOH 11/12/20

Addendum to Interim Guidance on Mandatory COVID-19 Testing in Public and Non-Public Schools Located in Areas Designated as "Yellow Zones"

NYDOH 11/10/20

Updated Guidance for School Administrators Regarding Limited Temporary Enforcement of Student Immunization Requirement

CDC 10/29/20

Updates to Operating Schools during COVID-19: CDC Considerations

 NYDOH  10/5/20

Pre-K - Grade 12 Coronavirus Toolkit 

 Governor  9/8/20

The Covid 19 Report Card - Tracking Real-Time COVID-19 Infections and Testing Operations of Every New York School and School District

NYSED 3/26/20

Resources for Mental Health and Talking to Young People About COVID-19


School Closure & Reopening Guidance


Agency Date Guidance Link
NYSED 9/--/20

Links to District, School, and BOCES Reopening Plans – Excel Format

Links to District, School, and BOCES Reopening Plans – PDF Format

NYSED 9/9/20

2020-21 School Reopening – Instructional Models Report and Report of School Closure and Report of School Reopening for Approved Special Education Programs

NYSED 7/29/20

Submission Extensions for NYSED-Issued Re-Opening Survey

NYSED  7/27/20

Submission of School Reopening Plans for Approved Private Programs Serving Students with Disabilities

NYSED 7/22/20

School Reopening FAQs

NYSED   7/17/20

NYS School Reopening Guidance 

NYSED  

Assurances for Districts/Schools

NYSED  

Checklist for Pre-K to Grade 12 School Reopening Plans

Governor 7/17/20

Reopening New York: Guidelines Pre-K to Grade 12

NYSED 7/17/20

Submission of School Reopening Plans for BOCES, School Districts, and Charter Schools

NYSED 7/16/20

Press Release: State Education Department Issues Guidance to Reopen New York State Schools

NYSED 7/13/20

Framework of Guidance to Reopen New York State Schools

NYSED 6/--/20

Handbook for Summer School Administrators and Principals 2020

NYSED 4/27/20

Update to Guidance #3: Required Updates to District Continuity of Learning Plans

NYSED 3/17/20

Guidance #3: Statewide School Closures

NYSED 3/13/20

Guidance #2: Additional Guidance to Schools from NYSED

NYSED 3/9/20

Guidance #1: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for P-12 Schools


Special Education


Agency Date Guidance Link
NYSED 10/23/20

Guidelines for Determining if Mealtime May be Included When Calculating Instructional Time for Preschool Special Education Programs

NYSED 10/15/20

FAQ Regarding the Provision of Services to Students with Disabilities During the 2020-21 School Year

OCR 09/28/20

Questions and Answers for K-12 Public Schools in the Current COVID-19 Environment 

OSEP 09/28/20

OSEP Questions and Answers on IDEA Part B Provision of Services

NYSED 09/09/20

2020-21 School Reopening – Instructional Models Report and Report of School Closure and Report of School Reopening for Approved Special Education Programs

NYSED 6/22/20

CPSE Considerations for Conducting Preschool Evaluations during COVID-19

NYSED 6/20/20

Memo: Supplement #3 - Provision of Services to Students With Disabilities During Statewide School Closures Due to Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Outbreak in New York State

NYSED 6/20/20

Memo: Supplement #2 - Provision of Services to Students With Disabilities During Statewide School Closures Due to Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Outbreak in New York State

NYSED 6/18/20

Memo: Providing Over-Age Students the Opportunity to Return to School in the 2020-21 School Year Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic


State Assessments and Graduation


Agency Date Guidance Link
NYSED 11/6/20

Reporting of Student Exemptions for the January 2021 Regents Examinations in SIRS in Response to COVID-19

NYSED 11/5/20

January 2021 Regents Examinations Cancelled Due to Ongoing Pandemic

NYSED 11/5/20

Memo, Cancellation of January 2021 Regents

NYSED 11/5/20

 FAQ January 2021 Regents Examinations

NYSED 9/30/20

Procedures for Requesting, Shipping, and Storing of Materials for the Spring 2021 Administration of the New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts and Mathematics Tests and Information on Computer-Based Testing for Spring 2021

NYSED 9/30/20

State Assessment Letter

NYSED 6/11/20

Memo: Section 100.2(c)(11) of Commissioner's Regulations Hands Only CPR Requirement Exemption for Graduating Seniors Due to the COVID-19 Crisis

NYSED 6/4/20

Flexibility for the Administration of Technical Skills Exams Conferring Industry-Recognized Credentials to Secondary Career and Technical Education Students


Teaching and Learning


Agency Date Guidance Link
NYSED 10/29/20

Responding to the Challenges of Learning in Masked Environments

NYSED 10/23/20

FAQ on School Reopening Regarding Teaching and Learning

NYSED 8/28/20

Updated Guidance on Clinical Hours Required for Secondary Nurse Aide Training, Home Health Aide Training, and Emergency Medical Technician Training Programs in Response to COVID-19

NYSED 8/26/20

Updated Guidance on Driver and Traffic Safety Education in Response to COVID-19


Transportation


Agency Date Guidance Link
 NYSED 11/6/20

Transportation Reimbursement during Periods of Closure

 NYSED 9/9/20

Guidance on Pupil Transportation for Resident Students Attending Non-District Instruction During Periods of Remote Instruction for District Students

 NYSED  8/21/20

 Guidance Regarding Hand Sanitizer on School Buses


Archived ESSAA COVID-19 GUIDANCE UPDATES


ESSAA’s COVID-19 GUIDANCE UPDATE July 9, 2020

ESSAA’s COVID-19 update for June 10, 2020

May 28, 2020 COVID-19 GUIDANCE UPDATE 

Regents Examination and Graduation Requirements Questions Related to COVID-19 Closure

May 13, 2020 NYSED COVID-19 GUIDANCE UPDATE

May 7, 2020 NYSED COVID-19 GUIDANCE UPDATE

April 24, 2020 Guidance on Federal Funds Impacted by COVID-19

April 22, 2020 COVID-19 GUIDANCE UPDATE 

April 15, 2020 COVID-19 GUIDANCE UPDATE 

April 8, 2020 – COVID-19 GUIDANCE UPDATE

April 2, 2020 – NYCOSS Resources, Postponement of School Votes

March 17, 2020 – Suspension of the Spring 2020 Grades 3–8 English Language Arts Test Shipments and Computer-based Test Window Opening

March 17, 2020 – Additional Guidance on Statewide School Closures Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak in New York State

March 14, 2020 – Department to Provide Flexibility to Schools Affected by Closures Related to COVID-19

March 13, 2020 – News and Notes: Coronavirus (COVID-19 Information and Guidance for Schools

March 9, 2020 – School (PreK-12) Guidance: COVID-19

March 8, 2020 – NYSED Web site – Information and Guidance for Schools

 

 

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