Education Department, NYS


The New York State Education Department is part of the University of the State of New York (USNY), one of the most complete, interconnected systems of educational services in the United States.

Our mission is to raise the knowledge, skill, and opportunity of all the people in New York. Our vision is to provide leadership for a system that yields the best educated people in the world.



  89 Washington Ave., Albany NY, 12234    Map this
NYC Office:   55 Hanson Pl., Brooklyn NY, 11217    Map this

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Shannon Tahoe , Interim Commissioner of Education/Interim President of the University of the State of New York.
Elected by the Board of Regents.