Welcome to the role of Webmaster! You are now tasked with the vital responsibility to create, maintain or support your school’s website. To ensure your school’s site is operating at its best, the first step is to make sure it is accessible for all users. To help guide you along the way, The Office of Digital Literacy & Inclusion has provided several resources to support you in your new role.
You can start with the infohub links below - in some cases, you’ll need to be logged into the InfoHub with your DOE account for the links to work.
- Digital Accessibility Overview Page
- Accessibility and Websites
- Digital Accessibility Classes
- OTIS/Teq On Demand Accessibility Classes–now via WeLearn
*Note: All Webmasters are required to take 180 minutes/3 hours of Accessibility training OR be certified in both Digital accessibility Basics and Webmaster and Application Developer.
- Join our Webmasters Team
- Join the #NYCSChoolsTech FaceBook Group
- Join the Website Accessibility by Borough team
Once you have an hour’s worth of training, email Digitalaccessibility@schools.nyc.gov for the registration link for consultations. You can book 15-30 minutes of consultation with the team, M-F, 9:45AM - 4:30PM.
If you have any questions you can email Digitalaccessibility@schools.nyc.gov someone from our team will respond.