NYC Public Schools Speak Your Language!

If you or someone you know needs help receiving information or communicating with a school staff member in a language other than English, please tell your school’s principal or parent coordinator, call the DOE at (718) 935-2013 or visit Contact Us(Open external link).

Learn more about the Office of Language Access on the InfoHub(Open external link).

NYC Public School staff can visit the employee only InfoHub page(Open external link) for additional language access supports and services.

Requesting Language Services

Families may complete the Translation and Interpretation Services Request Form(Open external link) to request language services.

The NYC Public Schools’ Office of Language Access will forward your request to the appropriate school, office or Committee on Special Education (CSE).

The Translation and Interpretation Services Request form is also available in the following languages:

Please note language services may vary depending on the student’s school. Parents can also call (718) 935-2013 to make a request for language services. Interpretation over-the-phone is available in over 240 languages.

Important Translation Resources

Find a few of the translation resources available on the NYC Public Schools' public website and InfoHub, including:

Download and print:

Having Difficulties Obtaining Language Assistance?

If you are having difficulties obtaining language assistance, learn how to Get Help or File a Complaint. You may also provide feedback on the NYC Public Schools' language services by completing our Translation & Interpretation Feedback Survey(Open external link), or calling 718-935-2013.

Sign Language Interpretation Services

For sign language interpretation services, please contact your school’s parent coordinator or the Office of Sign Language Interpreting Services at [email protected].

Translation of the NYC Public Schools' Website

The NYC Public Schools' website can be translated by selecting your language on the top part of any of its public pages. This feature has been enabled for your convenience using translation software powered by Google Translate. Please note, however, that automated translation are not intended to replace human translators and are provided as a service to users of the website. No warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, is made as to the accuracy, reliability, or correctness of any translations made from English into any other language. Some content (such as images, videos, Flash, etc.) may not be accurately translated due to the limitations of the translation software.