Special Education

Information Related to Graduation Requirements for Students with Disabilities

This page provides information on both high school diploma and nondiploma exiting credential options available to New York State students with disabilities. Information is provided on the course work, credit and assessment requirements students must successfully complete to earn a Regents or local high school diploma, including the various safety net options available to assist students with disabilities to earn a local diploma. Requirements, model forms, guidance, and questions and answers for the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential and the New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies Commencement Credential are also provided. Check this site often for additional resources and updated questions and answers on both of these high school exiting credentials.

General Education and Diploma Requirements


       Safety Net Options for Students with Disabilities

Attachments for August 2018 Superintendent Determination Option for Graduation with a Local Diploma:

Exiting Credentials


New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential

Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential for Students with Severe Disabilities

Technical Assistance

 

 

Last Updated: September 18, 2018