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April 25, 2017
Special Education

NOTE TO STAFF: Staff Resources are now located on BERT.

Maywood School Matters blog is back!

Written by student reporters, this blog gives students an opportunity to work toward their literacy goals on a real-world, 21st-century forum, while highlighting school events and classroom lessons and showcasing the innovative instruction happening in our special education division. Visit the blog!

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Special education Resources

BOCES Review: Independent In-depth Review of Special Education Division

This fall, consultants Rita Levay, Ed.D., Diane Albano, Ed.D. and Amanda McNeal, M.S. conducted an independent in-depth review of the special education division.
A copy of their final report is now available, which includes the nature of work; deliverables; methodology; strengths and assets; findings on teaching and learning; and recommendations. Download the report [PDF]

CSE resources

CSE committee members: Check out the CSE resources page, which provides quick access to program info, special education regulations, workshops and other resources to help you serve your students.  

IEP Web Booklet 2016-17

To support the important process of developing a meaningful IEP for our students, we are providing the following set of guidelines and requirements that have been developed over the years for use within our BOCES system.  


Resources for families

At our family resources page you'll find a growing listing of workshops, activities for children, teens and families, local organizations and reference materials on topics related to special education.


Documents required by the New York State Board of Education 

arrow bulletDownload Capital Region BOCES testing transparency report 



Release of student directory information

Capital Region BOCES has an opt-out policy regarding the release of student directory information.


Special Education Division Information

Special Education program offerings

Find a comprehensive listing of programs and related service offerings.  

Contact and location information

View administrative contact, program location and staffing information.

Division overview

Read frequently asked questions about the division program offerings, populations, philosophies and operations.

Beyond BocES: Special Education News and Information

New York State Education Law

arrow bulletFind an overview of current New York State Education Law, regulations and guidance pertaining to special education and students with disabilities


Federal Special Education Law


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