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NYS Regulations

Certified Athletic Trainers in New York State are required to be registered with the New York State Office of Professions. Please review the information contained on their website for complete details on the process.

Article 162 of New York State Education Law


New York State High School Regulation

SED Concussion Act of 2011


NYSED Mandated Education:
Certified athletic trainers in secondary schools must complete the Department approved course* for school nurses and certified athletic trainers every two (2) years.


NYSED has approved the course Heads Up to Clinicians for these professions, which is a free web-based course that has been developed by the CDC. It is available HERE.  Licensed health professionals are encouraged, but not required, to seek out further professional development on concussions.

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