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Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) 

This page contains contact information and resources including:  email addresses, New York State Education Department websites, mailing address, and phone number.


Arts English Language Arts Gifted & Talented Mathematics Middle Level
Physical Education Science Social Studies Special Education Teacher Centers


Marybeth Casey, Assistant

Erik Sweet, Supervisor;

General Curriculum Questions; 

Graduation Requirement Questions;


AP/IB Fee Waiver Program


English Language Arts

Gifted and Talented Education

 Graduation / Program Requirements 


Middle Level Education

Physical Education


Social Studies

Special Education

Teacher Centers

Support Staff


New York State Education Department (NYSED)

The NYSED website provides links to each of the offices under its governance. Important news items from the University of the State of New York (USNY) are posted periodically. A Google™ search engine provides quick and easy access to important topics. 

Office of Instructional Services (OIS)

The Office of Instructional Services provides leadership and oversight for systems coordination and implementation of the New York State Learning Standards (especially the Common Core Learning Standards) and the State assessment program. The work of the Office of Instructional Services transforms learning environments through the integrated use of technology to ensure effective teaching and learning for early education through secondary education in New York State.

Curriculum and Instruction (C&I)

The C&I website provides quick access to each of New York State’s seven learning standard areas (including the NYS P-12 Common Cor Learning Standards), core curricula, resource guides, publications, and links to related resources.


Provides information about the Common Core Learning Standards, curriculum modules for ELA and Math, the Social Studies Framework and Field Guide. 

Part 100 Regulations of the Commissioner of Education

The Part 100 website provides current information about general education and diploma requirements for elementary, middle, and secondary education. Links to regulatory language, Q&A regarding policy, program offices and contacts, resource materials, and a “hot topics” briefing are included.

Office of Early Learning (OEL)

The Office of Early Learning provides oversight and technical support to school districts in the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and policies related to educating students in prekindergarten to third grade that are aligned with the NYS Board of Regents Early Childhood Policy. The Office works closely with parents, early care and education agencies, school districts, state agencies and other community advocates to coordinate programs and resources, with the goal of making New York's early learning system as comprehensive and seamless as possible.

Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (OBEWL)

The Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages strives to ensure all students' individual educational paths and socio-emotional needs are met in multiple languages leading them to college and career readiness.  The goal of the Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages is to provide guidance, technical assistance, and support to NY State Districts, Charter Schools, Non-public Schools, and other organizations (Universities, State Educational Organizations) in the development of programs for  English Language Learners/Multilingual Learners and World Language students. 

Office of Special Education (OSE)

OSE strives to ensure that students with disabilities achieve the knowledge and skills necessary to live independent and self-directed lives.  The Office of Special Education works to promote educational equity and excellence for students with disabilities by overseeing the implementation of federal and State laws and policy for students with disabilities, providing general supervision and monitoring of all public and private schools serving New York State preschool and school-age students with disabilities, establishing a broad network of technical assistance centers and providers to work directly with parents and school districts to provide current information and high quality professional development and technical assistance to improve results for students with disabilities, ensuring a system of due process, including special education mediation and impartial hearings, and meeting with stakeholders through the Commissioner's Advisory Panel for Special Education Services.

Office of State Assessment
The APDA website includes links to specific content areas, schedules for upcoming State assessments, previously administered State tests, test samplers, and communications to the field regarding test administration.  


New York State Education Department 
Office of Curriculum and Instruction
Room 860 EBA
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234



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