CSA has continued to hear concerns from ECE directors about the lack of information, resources, and support that they require from the DOE and they sponsoring boards in order to reopen your buildings safely.
Consistent with CSA’s advocacy, the DOE has negotiated a waiver with New York State that will allow centers to delay reopening until August 31, 2020 instead of the previously announced date of August 13, 2020. Those unable to reopen by August 31,
As we near the end of July, it is abundantly clear that the DOE has not provided you with the guidance and relevant information necessary for you to effectively plan for the opening of school buildings and offices in the fall. You have done everything the DOE has asked of you from the onset of this pandemic, and your frustration with this alarming lack of direction is beyond understandable. CSA knows that without clear guidance and support on protocols and
On July 15th, the DOE issued guidance on the reasonable accommodations process for the fall. Please be reminded, this guidance applies to both school-based and non-school-based employees. Any CSA members who are over the age of 65 and/or who have an underlying medical condition as set forth by the CDC guidelines may be eligible for an accommodation to work remotely. We encourage all members who wish to have this accommodation to apply as soon as possible.
At 9am this morning, the Mayor and Chancellor addressed principals regarding the reopening of school buildings just before they shared related announcements at the Mayor’s daily press conference. We have continued to advocate that the DOE must communicate directly with school leaders so that they can more successfully lead their communities, and we thank the Chancellor and his team for doing so.
Today’s session again assumes that New York City schoo
The Chancellor has just met with principals to share preliminary guidance on the reopening of school buildings in the fall. We thank him and his team for addressing principals directly so that they can better lead their communities through this complicated and evolving rollout.
Today’s session assumes that New York City schools will need to operate with both in-person and remote instruction in order to properly comply with current CDC and state guidel
Juneteenth commemorates a declaration of the Emancipation Proclamation in Texas in 1865, and each year it serves both as a celebration of freedom and an opportunity to recommit to the fight for racial justice in all aspects of American life. CSA joins all those honoring the holiday tomorrow and applauds the Governor for his pledge to introduce legislation to make Juneteenth an official state holiday next year. We encourage our members to find moments to ho
To learn more about the NYAPE Research Journal’s call for manuscripts on remote learning, read their language below:
Call for Manuscripts
Due to the current pandemic of Covid-19 which has impacted life unlike many of us have ever witnessed, the editors of The New York Academy of Public Education Research Journal have decided to include a new section in its professional journal called Case Review.
The tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the events that have unfolded since have undoubtedly had a profound emotional impact on your students and their families, your staff, as well as you and your own families. CSA stands with all those opposing the systemic injustice against communities of color and shares the hurt, sorrow, and frustration that our city and nation is experiencing during this painful moment in our history. Very few understand
Webinar for CSA Members: “COVID-19: Re-Entry and Beyond” From AFSA and Founder of ICLE, Dr. Bill Daggett
On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, between 3:30-4:30pm, AFSA and the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) will host a webinar “COVID-19: Re-Entry and Beyond.” Dr. Bill Daggett, Founder of ICLE will share his findings from roundtable discussions with school leaders. Click
On Thursday, May 7th from 4pm-5pm, Dr. Marc Brackett will hold a webinar for CSA and AFSA members entitled, “Strategies for Healthy Emotion Regulation for School Leaders During Uncertain Times.” Here is a description of the webinar from his team, including a link to register: Have you been riding a roller coaster of emotions lately? You aren’t alone. In this live webinar, Dr. Marc Brackett will
Webinar For CSA Members: “Strategies for Healthy Emotion Regulation for School Leaders During Uncertain Times”
On Thursday, May 7th from 4pm-5pm, Dr. Marc Brackett will hold a webinar for CSA and AFSA members entitled, “Strategies for Healthy Emotion Regulation for School Leaders During Uncertain Times.”
Here is a description of the webinar from his team, including a link to register:
Have you been riding a roller coaster of emotions lately? You aren’t alone. In this live webinar, Dr. Marc Brackett will