Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students Guidance Document: July 20, 2015
This document includes information to help districts comply with local, state and federal laws concerning bullying, harassment, discrimination, and student privacy, and meet school obligation to provide all students with a safe and inclusive environment.
MaryEllen Elia Appointed New NYSED Commissioner: May 26, 2015
Ms. Elia served as superintendent in Hillsborough County, Florida since 2005, where she is credited with successfully raising standards, partnering with teachers to develop a comprehensive evaluation system, and raising student achievement. A native New Yorker, Ms. Elia began her career in education in 1970 as a social studies teacher in Buffalo and taught for 19 years before moving on to administrative positions.