Along with the Leader in Me process, Charles O. Dewey implements the Common Core Learning Standards along with New York City's Blueprint for the Arts. Further information about the Common Core and videos can be found at Click on the highlighted links for more information and videos on CCLS.

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is engaging teachers, administrators, and education experts across the State and nation in the creation of curriculum resources, instructional materials, professional development materialssamples of test questions, test specifications, and other test-related materials that will help with the transition to the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS).

Watch our Common Core Assessment Video Series.

Read the memo that the State Education Department sent to school administrators on March 6, 2013 regarding Common Core implementation and the transition to Common Core assessments.  Field Memo (information obtained from EngageNY)


Blueprints For Teaching and Learning in the Arts
The Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts Prek-12 provides a standards-based, rigorous approach to teaching the arts. Click on the links below to learn more. 

Please click below to download each of the Blueprints.
Dance Blueprint 
Music Blueprint 
Theater Blueprint 
Visual Art Blueprint

The Moving Image Blueprint