School Administrators Oppose SUNY Charter School Training Proposals

NYSSACThe state’s leading organizations representing school building administrators oppose a proposal by the State University of New York (SUNY) Board of Trustees to allow charter schools authorized by SUNY to evade state requirements for the certification of school teachers.

Draft regulations approved by the SUNY Board of Trustees on July 6 would allow certain charter school “networks” to sidestep current teacher certification requirements and create their own training programs instead. Persons having as little as 30 hours of classroom instruction could teach students in publicly funded charter schools.

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About the New York State School Administrators Consortium (NYSSAC) – NYSSAC is an advocacy partnership of the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS) and the New York State Federation of School Administrators (NYSFSA).

NYSSAC is a diverse coalition of active and retired public school Principals, Assistant Principals, Supervisors, and Administrators across New York – some 23,000 strong. Our union and non-union members live and work in urban, suburban, and rural school districts across the state.