The mission of the New York State Education Department Charter School Office is to create and sustain excellent educational options for New York State families on behalf of the Board of Regents through high quality charter school authorizing, fair and transparent oversight of all charter schools, and the dissemination of innovative school designs and practices.
2011-2016 NYSED Charter School Office Strategic Plan
NYSED Performance Framework for Regents-Authorized charter schools (392 KB)
Charter School Office Recent News
3/21/13 - Audit Guide Training: Audit Guide training will be held Wednesday May 22nd in Brooklyn and a webinar will be held on Thursday May 30th. Along with detailed sessions on the Audit Guide, two sessions will be held for school business leaders as follows:
- Operation Systems (May 22nd in Brooklyn)
- Allowability and Grants Management Compliance ( May 30th webinar).
- 2/5/13 - 2013-2016 Charter School Dissemination Grant Program
Other Recent Information:
- The Technology Readiness Tool
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) have set a course to prepare for a transition to computer-based testing. New York State is using the Technology Readiness Tool (www.techreadiness.net) to prepare for computer-based testing. Nonpublic and charter schools are encouraged to participate in the Technology Readiness Tool by providing a point of contact to NYSED at firstname.lastname@example.org. When you provide a point of contact for your school's use of the Technology Readiness Tool, s/he will receive an auto-generated welcome message to get started with the Technology Readiness Tool. A recommended point person could be your school's technology or data director/coordinator. Attached please find information regarding New York's use of the Technology Readiness Tool intended for your school's technology or data director/coordinator. If you have any questions about the Technology Readiness Tool, please send them to email@example.com. For information about the transition to computer-based testing, please refer to NYSED's computer-based testing web page at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/technology/ComputerBasedTesting.html.
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