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Home Instruction


Welcome to Home Instruction

Parents who intend to home school their children are required to adhere to the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) regulations and guidance regarding home instruction. For more information on home instruction, please visit the NYSED website. 
If you intend to home school your child(ren) and live in the Chittenango Central School District, please submit your letter of intent to home school for each child of compulsory attendance age to:
Chittenango Central School District 
Superintendent’s Office
1732 Fyler Road
Chittenango, NY 13037
The letter of intent must include your name and address, school district, your child's name (first, middle, and last), birth date, grade the instruction will take place, as well as the duration that the instruction will occur (example: from September 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021). This letter is due in the office on July 1st or within fourteen days of commencing Home Instruction. You will receive a letter from the District acknowledging receipt of your letter of intent along with a copy of the Commissioner’s Regulation Section 100.10:
  • Section 100.10: Regulations of the Commissioner of Education – Home Instruction
The District has the responsibility to review each proposed home instruction program and monitor the progress of students throughout the year.

An Individualized Home Instruction Plan (IHIP) must be completed within four weeks from receiving the forms and regulations from the Superintendent’s Office. For assistance in preparing the IHIP, please contact the Superintendent’s Administrative Assistant.
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