The Division of Teaching and Learning works to strengthen all schools’ capacity to continuously improve in order to ensure all students graduate from high school and become college and career ready, able to think for themselves, and with real options for success in their future.
The Division of Teaching and Learning is led by Deputy Chancellor Phil Weinberg
The offices that fall under the divison are: The Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Learning (CIPL)
produces high-quality instructional materials and curricula for schools and bring school staff together to engage in professional learning. The Office of Policy and Evaluation (OPE)
works with stakeholders to shape policies and practices to promote the best conditions of learning for students and adults to impact student achievement. In order to contribute to system-wide improvement, OPE develops tools, processes and reports to the NYCDOE understand the impact of their work towards goals at all levels. OPE is made up of seven teams: Academic Policy and Systems, Assessment, Data Management, the Research and Policy Support Group, Talent Research and Data, School Performance, and School Quality.The Office of Postsecondary Readiness (OPSR)
provides opportunities to combine rigorous academics with real-world experiences and provide cutting-edge college and career resources for school-based staff to better prepare students for life beyond graduation. The Office of DT&L Operations
supports the Division’s key priorities by spearheading our budget, grants, contracts, purchasing, and human resources.The Office of Strategy and Support (OS&S)
promotes and develops structures for collaboration, sharing of best-practices and continuous learning within the Division and across schools, including through the Vision for School Improvement
. The Office of Interschool Collaborative Learning (OICL)
leads Learning Partners, the Middle School Quality Initiative, and Showcase Schools, three programs that build the capacity of school communities by providing structured, supportive opportunities for collaboration between schools, tailored coaching, leadership development, resource sharing, and constructive feedback. The Office of Leadership (OOL)
aims to build and sustain a leadership pipeline that yields high-quality leaders at all levels of the system including teacher leaders, assistant principals, principals, and systems-level leaders.