By the Numbers
NYC Special Education Collaborative founded to support schools’ compliance-related needs.
Developed differentiated supports through tiered levels of membership. Offered approximately 30 workshops a year.
Team grew to enable school-based observations and consultations. Programs shift to supporting instruction and school-wide culture.
Mission revised to focus on inclusive education. Brought small group of NYC charterss to visit inclusive schools across the country (LA and Boston).
Advocacy resulted in $7.5M in support of Committees on Special Education for charters. Offered nearly 80 workshops a year, including new in-school workshops for teaching staff. Hired an ELL Specialist to offered compliance guidance.
Collaborative expands programming to include ELL supports and social emotional workshops. Established communities of practice for high schools and counseling staff. Launched a Leadership Coalition for Special Populations.
Focus has shifted to equity and culturally responsive teaching. Doubled the offerings and fully integrated ELL programming into the Collaborative schedule. Over 100 PD opportunities already planned for the year.