On December 10, 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law by President Obama. This bipartisan measure reauthorized the 50-year-old Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the nation’s national education law. The New York State Education Department has established an ESSA Think Tank that will assist the New York State Education Department (NYSED or “the Department”) with development of New York’s ESSA state plan, which we anticipate that the Department will be required to submit to the United States Department of Education (USDE) in early 2017. MORE......
Attached is the copy of the ESSA Open Regional Meetings. Please plan on attending the meeting in your area so that CTE has a voice all across the state. You will need to RSVP to attend the meeting so that there is plenty of room at the meeting site. If you have any questions, please free to contact me either via email at email@example.com or phone at 585-352-2459.
We are CTE and have a voice – let us be heard
ESSA Think Tank Representative for NYSACTE and NYSWECA VICE PRESIDENT
This new legislation may affect our CTE and WBL programs.