Special Education

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – EXPANSION OPPORTUNITY FOR NYC APPROVED 4410 PRESCHOOL PROVIDER

The following programs have notified the New York State Education Department (NYSED) that they will cease operation effective June 30, 2015.  As a result, NYSED is seeking program modification applications from State approved 4410 preschool providers, currently approved to operate in NYC, that are interested in a program expansion to address needs resulting from these program closures.

S.K.I.P (Special Kids Intervention Program) is located at 156-45 84th Street; Howard Beach, New York 11414.  The agency operates the following:

  • One full-day monolingual Special Class with a 12:1+1 ratio
  • Two full-day monolingual Special Classes with a 12:1+2 ratio
  • One full-day monolingual Special Class with an 8:1+2 ratio

Whitestone School for Child Development  is located at 14-45  143rd Street; Whitestone, New York  11357.  The agency operates the following:

  • One full-day monolingual Special Class with an 8:1+2 ratio
  • One full-day monolingual Special Class with a 10:1+2 ratio
  • Four full-day monolingual Special Classes with a 12:1+2 ratio

Our P.L.A.C.E. is located at 329 Norway Avenue, Staten Island, New York  10305.  The agency operates the following:

  • Two full-day monolingual Special Class with a 12:1+1 ratio
  • Two full-day monolingual Special Class with a 12:1+2 ratio
  • Two full-day monolingual Special Class with an 8:1+2 ratio
  • One half-day monolingual Special Class with a 12:1+1 ratio

Milestone School for Child Development is located at 15 Hanover Place, Brooklyn, New York  11201.  The agency operates the following:

  • Five full-day monolingual Special Class with a 12:1+2 ratio
  • One full-day monolingual Special Class with a 8:1+2 ratio
  • One full-day monolingual Special Class with a 8:1+3 ratio
  • One full-day monolingual Special Class with a 10:1+3 ratio
  • One full-day Special Class Integrated Setting with a 15:1+1/7:1+1 ratio
    (note: this class currently has an innovative waiver)
  • Two full-day Special Class Integrated Setting with a 20:1+2 (9:1+1) ratio     
    (note: this class currently has an innovative waiver)
  • One full-day Special Class Integrated Setting with a 15:1+1 (7:1+1)  ratio      
    (note: this class currently has an innovative waiver)
  • One full-day bilingual Spanish Special Class with a 12:1+2 ratio
    Note:  Milestone serves students recommended for interim alternate bilingual placement (IABP).

Applications will be considered as they are received and determined to be complete.  The application form can be found at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/applications/preschool-home.html

In addition, please send an email of your intent, to submit an expansion modification application to:

Belinda A. Johnson
Regional Coordinator
NYCSEQA@nysed.gov
Fax: (718) 722-2032

If you have specific questions, please contact your agency’s Regional Associate at (718) 722-4544.

Last Updated: April 17, 2015