FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Notice: Notice of Public Hearing on February 14 on Proposed Resolution Related to Videoconferencing Under Extraordinary Circumstances
Registration to Provide Comment is Required and Open Until February 10
The New York State Board of Regents (Board) will hold a public hearing on February 14, 2023 to hear all interested parties regarding the adoption of a proposed resolution relating to the authorization of members of the Board and its subcommittees, and members of all State Education Department boards and subcommittees, to attend meetings by videoconferencing under extraordinary circumstances. The hearing will be held on the 14th of February, at 11:30 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, at 89 Washington Avenue, Seminar Room 5th Floor, Albany, NY 12234. The hearing also will be streamed on the Department’s YouTube Channel.
Individuals may make a comment, offer testimony in person at the hearing location identified above or by Zoom during the hearing, however, registration in advance is required. Written comments/testimony are also accepted by mail addressed to New York State Education Department, 89 Washington Avenue, Board of Regents, Room 110 EB, Albany, New York 12234 or by email sent to RegentsOffice@nysed.gov with the subject line “Chapter 56 Public Comment.” Comments must include name, contact information, including email address and/or phone number, title and institution/organization affiliation (if applicable).
Persons who are providing public comment will be given three minutes to highlight/summarize their testimony and may be asked to respond to questions from the members of the NYS Board of Regents Hearing Panel.
The deadline to register to give testimony is February 10, 2023. Further information about this hearing and related procedures, including a copy of the proposed resolution, may be obtained from the Board of Regents website. A copy of the proposed resolution may be mailed or emailed by calling (518-474-5889) or emailing (RegentsOffice@nysed.gov).
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