NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

 
General Information
Description of AgencyResponsible for general supervision of all educational institutions in the State, operation of a number of education and cultural institutions, and for certifying or licensing teachers and practitioners of forty-seven professions. Charters all educational institutions in the state, developing and approving curricula, accrediting college and university programs, allocating State and Federal financial aid to schools, provision and coordination of vocational rehabilitation services. The commissioner exercises a quasi-judicial authority to review, upon appeal, the actions of any local school operates a school for the blind and school for the deaf.
Geographic AreaNassau, Suffolk
Funded ByGovernment
Agency TypeGovernment
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday- Friday 8:30am-5pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameMaryEllen Elia
Contact's PositionCommissioner of Education
Contact's Emailcommissioner@nysed.gov
Physical Site Address 1Education Building
Physical Site Address 289 Washington Avenue, Room 111
Physical Site City, State, ZipAlbany, New York 12234
Mailing Address 1Education Building
Mailing Address 289 Washington Avenue, Room 111
Mailing City, State, ZipAlbany, New York 12234
Main Phone(518)474-3852 (general information)
Fax(518)473-4909
Web Addresswww.nysed.gov
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateMar19
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Affiliated Programs: NEW YORK STATE LIBRARY
NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM
NEW YORK STATE SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE
Affiliated Services: NEW YORK STATE LIBRARY
NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM
NEW YORK STATE SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE