Introduction

  • This survey is for parents of NYC students receiving special education services. This survey focuses on the impact of NYC DOE teacher shortages on special education services for students.  
  • Collective survey results will be shared publicly including on our website/social media, released to the press, and with NYC DOE staff. 
  • The survey takes 10 minutes to complete. Please respond to all questions that pertain to your situation. If you are unsure about a question, email Jenn Choi.
  • Before completing this survey, you may want your child’s IEP (individual education program) in front of you  You may also wish to contact school administration for teacher names.
  • TIP: You can check special educator certification status. Enter the teacher’s name, then click the “Submit button.” When the results display, select the button to the right of the teacher’s name and then press “view detail” in order to see certifications. Do note that the website can be slow, especially after 5pm. 
  • If you are a parent with more than one child who receives special education services, please complete one survey for each child. 
Thank you for participating! We believe there is power in data.

Amber, Rachel, and Jenn of Special Support Services,LLC 



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