- September 25, 2014 : Rosh Hashanah (Schools Closed)
Central offices are open
- September 25, 2014 - September 26, 2014 : Rosh Hashanah
These days remain a paid holiday for employees except for "prevailing wage rate employees" subject to Section 220 of the New York State Labor Law and managerial/confidential employees, i.e., pedagogic managers not covered by a collective bargaining agreement (even when receiving benefits through the CSA), all administrative managers, and employees in Original Jurisdiction (OJ) titles receiving benefits through the City of New York Management Benefits Fund (MBF). When they fall on weekdays, these days are scheduled as regular workdays for these specifically identified groups of employees. Those employees who need time off should request annual leave.
- September 26, 2014 : Rosh Hashanah (Schools Closed)
Central offices are open
- October 04, 2014 : Yom Kippur
In accordance with longstanding past policy and practice, the day of Yom Kippur (Saturday, October 4, 2014) is not scheduled as a holiday because it falls on a weekend.
- October 13, 2014 : Columbus Day (Offices Closed)
All central headquarters offices of the Department of Education will be closed. Except for "prevailing wage rate employees" subject to Section 220 of the New York State Labor Law, absence of per annum, per diem, hourly non-competitive employees, and monthly salaried employees of the administrative staff and headquarters’ pedagogical personnel scheduled to work on this day shall be excused without loss of pay and without charge to annual leave.
- Physical Education Resources for Home and Hospital Instruction, Grades 9-12
In accordance with Chancellor’s Regulation A-170
, New York City’s Home and Hospital Instruction programs provide educational services to students who cannot be accommodated in a regular school facility because of a medical or physical condition and/or a severe emotional, psychological, or behavioral disability that prohibits the student’s attendance in school. The affiliate high school must provide the Home Instruction teacher with access to needed curricular materials, including those courses of study in physical education. Click here for guidance, resources, and sample assignments.
- CDC's School Health Education Resources (SHER)
CDC's School Health Education Resources (SHER)*provides user-friendly access to the myriad school health education offerings available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- National Association for Sport and Physical Education
The mission of NASPE is to enhance knowledge, improve professional practice, and increase support for high quality physical education, sport, and physical activity programs through research, development of standards, and dissemination of information.
- Alliance for a Healthier Generation
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is a partnership between the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation. The alliance's mission is to eliminate childhood obesity and to inspire all young people in the United States to develop lifelong, healthy habits.
- TeenSpeak... About Getting Fit
TeenSpeak was created by and for teens like you. Hear about health...in your own words.
- Health and Physical Education Requirements
Reference guides to health and physical education requirements, standards, recommended resources, and more.
- Interactive Training to Help Educators Learn About Psychological Distress in Teens
The New York City Department of Education in collaboration with New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is offering teachers a free online training on how to identify, approach, and refer students who show signs of psychological distress.