Back to School Resources
The following resources are intended to provide ideas and inspiration for teachers and administrators as they prepare to welcome students back to school.
NYSED applauds and thanks the thousands of teachers and administrators in New York State who continue, even in these unprecedented times, to focus on doing everything possible to ensure the health, safety, well-being, and education of their students.
- Health and Safety Guide for the 2021-2022 School Year
The New York State Education Department has released a summary guide, based on the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools and the American Academy of Pediatrics’ COVID-19 Guidance for Safe Schools, to aid schools and districts as they prepare for the 2021-2022 school year.
- Digital Learning Resources Website
The New York State Education Department's website features remote/hybrid instructional and learning resources to provide districts and teachers with increased options to keep students engaged in learning.
- Staying Connected: Your Stories
The New York State Education Department features the work of individual teachers, districts, and BOCES to encourage district-to-district support and collaboration across New York State, enabling educators and administrators to benefit from the collective knowledge and experience of colleagues.
- Health and Safety
The New York State Education Department has compiled resources to provide additional information to help schools and families stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Social Emotional Learning
The The New York State Education Department offers resources and support to provide social emotional learning resources to students, families, and educators.
- Archived Guidance and Resources from the 2020-21 School Year