Central Administrative and Managerial Employees

Employee Development     

Employee Development for New York City Department of Education’s central administrative and managerial employees includes training and professional development offerings, citywide personnel programs, and other important information. Below is a listing of class offerings, schedules, fees, and general information about programs offered by the city, as well as external vendors. 

Please note:
Registration/attendance of all classes is contingent on supervisor/manager prior approval.

Department of Citywide Administrative Services

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) is the administrative arm of New York City government. They are the entity responsible for supporting all City agencies that provide services to the public.  DCAS offers training and development programs for employees on all levels.  Their programs include:  Management Academy, Leadership Institute, Distance Learning Programs, Mayor’s Graduate Scholarship Program and the Citywide Training Center.  For more information on these programs visit the DCAS Web site

Mayor’s Graduate Scholarship Program

The Mayor’s Graduate Scholarship Program (MGSP), a DCAS program, is an opportunity for full-time New York City government employees (employed by a City agency) with undergraduate degrees to study at accredited colleges/universities in the metropolitan area.  Schools fund partial or full graduate scholarships for City government employees through the Mayor's Graduate Scholarship Program. The scholarships are for employees' study, on their own, in areas such as business and public administration, policy analysis, law, education, engineering, nursing, public health, computer science, and social work. 

Application Filing Period
The filing period for the 2011 – 2012 program is closed.  The filing period for next year’s program will begin in September 2011 (based on the availability of funding).  Please check back around that time for more information.  You can also visit the DCAS Web site for more information.

Chancellor's Fellowship Program

In 2008, the DOE launched the first Chancellor’s Fellowship Program as the Chancellor’s personal commitment to developing the most outstanding managerial talent in the DOE’s central and administrative offices.