Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision

Applications and Instructions for Licensed Private Career Schools


At this time some forms may be submitted electronicaly while the majority are in PDF format that require the user to have Adobe Acrobat, which is a free programExternal Link Image Icon, installed on the computer.  Although PDF forms cannot be edited, they can be printed without the loss of any formatting. Or if the user prefers, they can be converted to Microsoft Word or Apache OpenOffice Writer, a free open source applicationExternal Link Image Icon, for editing.  We are in the process of converting all forms to electronic versions.

Applications and Instructions
Applications Instructions

New School Application

New School Application Instructions
  Summary of Licensing Steps

Notification of Ownership ChangePDF Image Icon

Change of Ownership Fact Sheet

Candidate School Status Application PDF Image Icon


Candidate School Checklist PDF Image Icon


Candidate School Student Disclosure PDF Image Icon


School License Renewal Application PDF Image Icon

School License Renewal Instructions
  School License Renewal Fact Sheet

School Renewal Checklist PDF Image Icon


Agent's Application

Agent Application Instructions

Agent Application for Licensed Directors Only PDF Image Icon


Director's Application

Director Application Instructions

Private Career Teacher ApplicationPDF Image Icon

Private Career Teacher Application Instructions

Verification of Work Experience for Personnel LicensurePDF Image Icon


Curriculum Application

Curriculum Application Instructions

Affiliation Agreement, HHA PDF Image Icon


Affiliation Agreement, Internship Site PDF Image Icon


Affiliation Agreement, Nurse Aide PDF Image Icon


TAP Curriculum Application (BPSS 30A)PDF Image Icon


School Quarters ApplicationPDF Image Icon

Quarters Application Instructions PDF Image Icon

School Name Change Checklist PDF Image Icon

School Name Change Fact Sheet

School Move Checklist PDF Image Icon

School Move Fact Sheet

Financial Statement Summary Worksheet PDF Image Icon

Financial Information Reporting (PG 4-0900)

Gross Tuition Income (BPSS-100)

with informational memo

Deadline for Filing Annual Financial Statements
(PG 28-0909)
   Refund Policy Guidelines

Secretary's Certificate PDF Image Icon


2012-13 OEDS Form PDF Image Icon

(consider converting to Microsoft Excel or Apache OpenOffice Calc)

OEDS Form Instructions PDF Image Icon

If you have any questions, you can contact the Bureau by email at bpss@nysed.gov or by phone @ (518) 474-3969 or by regular mail at:

New York State Education Department
Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision

89 Washington Avenue, EBA 560
Albany, NY  12234

As mentioned above, the Bureau does not have the capability to accept all forms electronically, except for the ones found here.  For all other forms, applicants will be required to follow the instructions on the application with regard to how the forms are filed for Bureau action.

Last Updated: November 7, 2014