- 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.
Learn more about the first annual Big Apple Awards, which will honor 10 outstanding teachers in 2014.
The NYCDOE is creating opportunities to recognize effective teachers for their contributions to the success of their students and peers, provide them with opportunities to grow their own professional practices while remaining in the classroom, and improve the quality of instruction for our City’s children.
The DOE's goal is to ensure that leaders of our system enhance their capacity, and that we continuously identify aspiring leaders who demonstrate commitment, innovation, and a relentless pursuit to meet the social and academic needs of our students. These programs provide PD experiences and opportunities for new, aspiring, and experienced school leaders.
In recognition of the demands of teaching in our highest-need schools, the New York City Department of Education offers financial incentives, including loan forgiveness opportunities, to teachers who take on challenging assignments.
Information and guidance on Response to Intervention.
Earn the bilingual extension to your teaching certificate, with the cost subsidized by the NYCDOE.