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Back-to-School Resources

The following resources are intended to provide ideas and inspiration for teachers and administrators as they welcome students back to school. 

The New York State Education Department applauds and thanks the thousands of teachers and administrators in New York State who do everything possible to ensure their students' health, safety, well-being, and education.


  • Welcome Back Video Series
    State leaders share their favorite school memories and advice for students.
  • Welcome Back Letters
    Chancellor Young and Commissioner Rosa welcome educators, students, and families back to school.
  • Health and Safety
    The New York State Education Department has compiled resources to provide additional information to help schools and families stay safe.
  • Social Media Posts
    Find links to social media posts with back-to-school tips and resources 
  • Digital Learning Resources Website
    These resources may be used for ideas and inspiration as districts, schools, and teachers utilize technology to provide high-quality learning experiences for their students.