NYSAA Resources

 
 

WEB ADDRESSES:

Office of State Assessment:
http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/osa/

New York State Alternate Assessment:
http://emsc.nysed.gov/osa/nysaa/home.shtml

VESID:
http://www.vesid.nysed.gov

VESID Special Education:
http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/specialed/home.html

VESID Special Education Publications:
http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/specialed/publications/home.html

VESID Special Education Quality Assurance:
http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/specialed/quality/home.html

If you would like to receive e-mail notifications of VESID publications, register at:
http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/specialed/publications/register.htm

KEY DOCUMENTS:

VESID Policy Memorandum 01-02, March 2001, "State Alternate Assessment for Students with Severe Disabilties":
http://www.vesid.gov/specialed/publications/policy/aterassess.htm

Parts 200-201 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education:
http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/specialed/publications/lawsandregs/coverpage.htm

Important Changes Regarding Administration fo the New York State Alternate Assessment for 2006-07:
http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/osa/nysaa/home.shtml

Revised Guidelines for Participation of Students with Disabilities in State Assessments for 2006-07:
http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/specialed/publications/policy/ungraded.htm

New York State Education Department Contacts

NYS Education Department
Office of State Assessment

Room 775 EBA
89 Washington Avenue
(518) 474-5902

NYS Education Department
Office of Vocational & Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities

99 Washington Avenue, Room 1624
(518) 474-7566

NYS VESID Special Education Quality Assurance Regional Offices
Western Regional Office: ...................... (518) 344-2002
Central Regional Office: ........................ (315) 428-3287
Eastern Regional Office: ....................... (518) 486-6366
Hudson Valley Regional Office: ............. (914) 245-0010
Long Island Regional Office: ..................(631) 884-8530
New York City Regional Office: .............. (718) 722-4544