Please be advised the New York City Department of Education Science Safety Manual for Grades 6–12 has been updated and is now available on WeTeach; this manual replaces the 2008 Science Safety Manual version for grades 6–12. Note that the 2008 Science Safety Manual is still applicable for grades K–5. 

The new NYCDOE Science Safety Manual Grades 6–12 is designed for secondary school administrators, science teachers, laboratory specialists, and other staff working with secondary science classes. It provides guidance around safe and ethical procedures for science teaching and learning—including information on City, State, and federal regulations for science laboratories, investigations, and experiential learning activities.

It also contains information about obtaining, using, storing, and disposing of chemicals and materials used for science and STEM activities, and provides a set of relevant links, forms, and other resources to support science safety.

For questions, email with the subject line, “Science Safety Manual.”

Highlights of Past Meetings

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Cengage/National Geographic (2023)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Dec. 2019)

New Visions (Nov. 2019)

iTutor (Oct. 2019)

Lab Aids (Apr. 2019)

McGraw Hill Education (Dec. 2018)

 LiveOn NY (Nov. 2018)

Pearson Education ( Sept. 2018)

Mcraw-Hill Education (April 2018)  ​​

Vernier  (Jan. 2018)

Lab Aids

Penquin Random House

​Pearson Publishing

McGraw Hill​​

Random House Publishers 

​American Museum of Natural History

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Perfection Learning

Cengage Learning

CTLE credit available for attendance at these meetings

NYCDOE Updated the

Science Safety Manual

(Grades 6-12)

Good Afternoon Everyone:

Our morning session will focus on strategies for supporting ENL students in the science classroom and for the afternoon session we are excited to share we will have a National Geographic Explorer to tell us about their research.

​Breakfast and lunch will be provided as always and CTLE credit is available

Bring MEMBERSHIP DUES to the first meeting and save the postage.


All paid members receive student graduation certificates and an end-of-year gift.

​If you know another supervisor of science, please encourage them to join us.

March 2024 PD Meeting

DATE:        3/25/24

TIME:         9:00 am - 3:00 pm

​Location:  CSA offices

                  40 Rector Street,

                  New York, NY 10006

Sponsor:  National Geographic​​