The NYC Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling

Welcome to the New York City Task Force on Quality Inclusive Schooling regional website. The other sections of our site can be accessed through the navigation at the left.

Our Mission in NYC

The mission of the NYC Task Force is to support preparation of teachers and related services providers for inclusive urban classrooms by using research based practices and pedagogy; collaboration among Institutes for Higher Education (IHE), schools, parents/families, and professional organizations; influence public policy and support professional development efforts in high need schools. The NYC Task Force recognizes the impact of disability on the classroom and the family; appreciates the willingness and courage of school personnel who undertake inclusive practices, and commitment of schools to receive professional development, implement strategies to improve inclusive practice, and host practicum students and student teachers in inclusive settings.

Noteworthy from NYC

The liaison for this region is Howard Weiner from Touro College.