Resources for the General Public

Forms in use by the State Education Department.

NYS Archives - NYS Archives cares for and provides access to more than 200 million documents that tell the story of New York from the seventeenth century to the present.

NYS Library - Administers the Research Library, the Talking Book and Braille Library (TBBL), and the Division of Library Development. Collections include over 20 million items that support State government work and the research needs of the general public.

NYS Museum - Exhibits, Research and Collections, Programs, and Publications

Public Broadcasting - Partners with and provides funding to local stations to provide quality, educational programming

Schools in NYS - Information about public and non-public schools in New York.

Data Reporting - Reports and tables generated from the data collected from schools and districts, including New York State School Report Cards.

TEACH Public Inquiry System - View the New York State certification status of individual teachers, school administrators, and pupil personnel professionals.

Professional License Verification - Search to verify a professional's license to practice in New York.

Funding and Grant Opportunities

Report Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

Consents, Charters and Certificates of Incorporation - The following institutions must be chartered by the Board of Regents: (1) a college, university or other institution of higher education; (2) a nursery, elementary, secondary or charter school; (3) a library, archives, museum, historical society or other cultural institution; and (4) a public television or public radio station.

Last Updated: February 18, 2011