NYSED Past Announcements


  • NYSED ALE Funding Memo - Purga (March 2019)
    • Appendix S-1             MWBE Grant Package 30
    • The items requested are as follows:

      Fiscal year 2019-2020 FS10

      These forms can be found at: http://www.oms.nysed.gov/cafe/forms/  

      Please use either the Excel or Word version of this document, no pdfs are acceptable Fiscal year 2019-2020 Budget Narrative

      Fiscal year 2019-2020 Work Plan = Proposal Narrative originally submitted with your proposal package in 2015 (along with any approved amended changes to your programming)  

      Fiscal year 2019-2020 Program Component Worksheet ( Word template is attached to this email) 

      Fiscal year 2019-2020 MWBE Reports (also attached to this email)

      S-1 Parents’ Bill of Rights (also attached to this email)

      Each ALE program must collect student demographic data as a requirement to be entered into the ASISTS database for reporting purposes.  Should you use any of these data for other purposes or if you share these data with other entities, you must explain your process for doing so.  If you do not share it but rather only collect it to satisfy the reporting requirements then on the S-1, briefly explain that.

      As originally requested, please send all your completed documents to NYSED as email attachments to ALE@nysed.gov by Friday, March 15, 2019


4/10/2018 -- Board of Regents, through the consent agenda, approved the 4th pathway to a HSE.  The effective date is April 25, 2018. Please see link for details: HSE_4th_Pathway_Regents


WIOA RFP has been released -- the direct link is:http://www.acces.nysed.gov/aepp/rfp-gc18-016-workforce-innovation-and-opportunity-act-title-ii-and-welfare-education-program

Advisory Notice - January 17, 2018

Our state director Bob Purga has issued two very important additional items:

1. The deadline for applications is April 11, 2018 

2. The email for the Notice of Intent is:  wioarfp@nysed.gov   There is no hyphen


Advisory Notice - January 31, 2018

The Q & A has been posted for the Title II RFP. Please note that Attachment 5 has been updated and the dates for LWDB have been revised.

Here is the link to the RFP, the Q & A, and the updated Attachment 5: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/aepp/rfp-gc18-016-workforce-innovation-and-opportunity-act-title-ii-and-welfare-education-program

Here is the direct link to the Q & A: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/common/acces/files/aepp/rfpgc18016-qa.pdf 


Advisory Notice - March 2, 2018

We are happy to report that the Governor’s Office has given us permission to post the proposed Modifications to the State’s Combined Plan. It can now be found at https://labor.ny.gov/workforce/swib/swibplan.shtm and the public comment period has started.

Thank you for everyone’s hard work. It was truly a group effort.

Vicki L Gray - Manager, Human Resource Development, New York State Department of Labor, Harriman State Office Campus





New policy memos:

New post testing protocol and the timeline for TABE 11 & 12 implementation -- Assessment Policy Dec-2017 (NYSED Robert Purga)

Students achieving the HSE and the criteria for counting them in ASISTS -- HSE_Diploma Criteria for Counting in ASISTS Dec-2017 (NYSED Robert Purga)



NYSED is requesting that BOTH WIOA and ALE programs use the same Program Component Worksheets.  Programs must also submit their FS10 for the upcoming FY2017/2018.  The form is located on the NYSED website through this link: http://www.oms.nysed.gov/cafe/forms




EPE Providers (January 25, 2018): Please note that February 3rd is a Saturday so the actual due date moves to Monday, February 5th. 


  • FEBRUARY 2, 2018 is the last day to enter EPE eligible contact hours in ASISTS for the period from July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. 
  • FEBRUARY 3, 2018 at 12:01 am, the data in ASISTS is frozen for July 1,2017-December 31,2017 .
  • FEBRUARY 3 ,2018 the SA160.1 from ASISTS and Interim Report must be submitted by fax or email attachment on this date. * Full year projections must be included in SA160.1. Email epe@mail.nysed.gov or fax to 518-486-1751. Att. Erik Lindell and Constance Carroll
  • FEBRUARY 20,2018  SA160.1 with Superintendent’s original signature MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 20, 2018: NYSED AEPP Program Office,  89 Washington Avenue, Room 460 EBA, Albany NY 12234. Document must be mailed.