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Parent and Family Resources


Looking for a resource that isn't listed on this page? Please contact web administrator Brooks Brown for assistance.

Code of Conduct

 The Capital Region BOCES' Special Education Code of Conduct applies to all elementary, middle school and high school students, school personnel, parents and other visitors when on school property or attending school functions.


Committees on Special Education (CSE)

School district committees on special education (CSE) help determine eligibility and appropriate services, provided by the BOCES Special Education Division as well as other sources. Please contact the the CSE staff in your home school district if you have questions or concerns about your child/teens development or special educational needs. Find contact information for Capital Region BOCES component districts.


Parents Bill of Rights

The Parents Bill of Rights is now available, a posting required by the New York State Board of Education.


Rights for Parents of Children with Disabilities, Ages 3-21

Learn more about these parent rights and recent changes (effective July 2017) related to procedures concerning appeals of impartial hearing officer determinations for students with disabilities to a State Review Officer.

Questions may be directed to the Office of Special Education Policy Unit, at (518) 473-2878 or


Release of student directory information

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



Transportation is provided by the home school district of each student. Find contact information for Capital Region BOCES component districts.


State and Federal Special Education Resources
New York State Education Law
Federal Special Education Law





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