Special Education

Proposed Amendment of Sections 100.5, 100.6, and 200.5 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education to Establish a Regents Certificate of Work Readiness for Students with Disabilities

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking public comment on proposed regulations to establish a Regents Certificate of Work Readiness for students with disabilities (other than those eligible for the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential). The summary and full text of the proposed amendmentPDF document (20 KB) is available at:  https://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/timely.htm

Written comments word document (53 KB) on the proposed amendment will be accepted for 45 days after its December 26, 2012 publication in the New York State Register (comments must be received by February 11, 2013) and may be submitted to:  James P. DeLorenzo, Assistant Commissioner, P-12: Office of Special Education, 89 Washington Avenue, Room 309 EB, Albany, NY 12234, Attention: Proposed Regulations: Regents Certificate of Work Readiness  (email: spedpubliccomment@mail.nysed.gov). 

Written public comment regarding the proposed regulations should be provided using the Public Comment Submission Sheetword document (53 KB)

It is anticipated that the proposed amendment will be submitted for action by the Board of Regents at their March 2013 meeting with a proposed effective date of March 27, 2013. 

Last Updated: December 17, 2012