Education Council Training Materials

2017-18 Schedule of Council Training

Translation and Interpretation for Community and Citywide Education Councils

On-site interpretation services are provided for the following types of CCEC meetings:

  • Calendar and Business Meetings (inclusive of Special Meetings)
  • Committee Meeting
  • Annual Meeting

Languages available include: Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu.

To obtain services, a CCEC Interpretation Request Form must be completed for each event and submitted by the council’s Administrative Assistant to interpretations@schools.nyc.gov.

Translation Services

Translation services are provided for the following types of CCEC documents:

  • Meeting Notices
  • Meeting Agenda
  • Resolutions
  • Bylaws

Languages available include: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu.

To obtain services, a CCEC Translation Request Form must be completed for each document and submitted by the council’s Administrative Assistant to translations@schools.nyc.gov.

Applicable Laws and Regulations

Education Council members should be familiar with the laws and regulations that govern their council’s membership and work. Relevant sections of these laws and regulations are included in the CCEC Guide.

  • NY State Education Law Art. 52, §2590-b, c, e, h, l.
  • Public Officers Law, Art. 6, § 84-90 (FOIL)
  • Public Officers Law, Art. 7 § 100-111 (Open Meetings Law, see also the Committee on Open Government website)
  • Law of General Construction, § 41 (Quorum and Majority)
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