- August 31, 2015 : Staff Report
The following staff report: Assistant Principals and school-based intermediate supervisors not designated to work an increased work year.
- September 07, 2015 : Labor 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.
- September 07, 2015 : Labor Day (Schools Closed)
Central offices will be closed
- September 08, 2015 : Staff Report
Classroom Teachers, Bilingual Teachers in School and Community Relations, Guidance Counselors, Attendance Teachers, Nurses, Therapists, Laboratory Specialists and Technicians, Educational Paraprofessionals report. School Secretaries, Psychologists and Social Workers report for a regular work day. Employees in titles not listed should consult the applicable collective bargaining agreement. For all UFT-represented employees who, pursuant to the June 22, 2009 agreement, report to school on the Tuesday following Labor Day, that Tuesday shall be utilized first and foremost for preparation of the classroom and for the arrival of students. If time permits, the remainder of the day may be utilized for professional development. Students will not be in attendance.
- September 09, 2015 : First Day of School
First Day of School
- Early dismissal for non-District 75 kindergarten students only.
- Partial school time for pre-kindergarten public school students.
- 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.