Understanding the Requirements and Pathways to Graduation Brochure – Information for parents about the complicated diploma options in NYS. This resource can be provided during a CSE meeting (or any time!) and fulfills the requirements for school districts to provide written information to parents, as indicated in the Part 200 Regulations.

Workforce Solution: The Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential
Key information about the benefits to students who earn this Certificate of Readiness for Entry-level Employment which is endorsed by the NYS Board of Regents. Parents and employers will better understand how hiring students with this certificate will bring added value to any organization.

The Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential
A description of the requirements to earn a Certificate of Readiness for Entry-level Employment and the possible ways to complete activities through career and technical education and/or work-based learning experiences.

4+1 Pathway Assessment Options
A chart that outlines the multiple options that students have toward meeting the assessment requirements needed for graduation with a Regents or local diploma.

The Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential
Guidelines for awarding the certificate to students with severe disabilities and the documentation of learning, experiences, skills and levels of independence to improve student opportunities upon exit from school.