School PD Requirements in New York

What professional development requirements does a school in New York need to meet?

All school staff must complete two hours of training regarding the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment.

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According to the NY Mental Health Guide, school staff should receive regular training about supporting mental health, recognizing, and responding to mental health needs in a developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive way. 

Each school shall establish policies, procedures, and guidelines to implement dignity act school employee training programs to promote a positive school environment that is free from harassment, bullying and/or discrimination


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How do I contact the NY State Department of Education?

Contact the New York State Department of Education
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-3852

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Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your school and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and school PD requirements in New York listed on this page are current as of December 6th, 2023 to meet the best information available. State professional development  requirements and may change and it is your responsibility as a school administrator to know your state staff development requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or local authority.

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