State Aid Management System (SAMS)

Contact: David Fedorchak
The State Aid Management System (SAMS) is a secure information system that facilitates the collection and processing of data required by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) to distribute annual state aid to all New York school districts. SAMS is accessible to authorized users from each school district, staff from the State Aid unit of the Education Department, and other authorized users from various state agencies.
SAMS User IDs and Passwords: For assistance with user ids, passwords and/or using the SEDDAS system, you may contact NYSED using the following:
Help Desk: (518) 473-8832
or E-mail:

You can visit for more information.
Check out the FAQ section under the Training Materials link.

Now Available -
2013-14 BOCES State Aid Claim Forms are now available in SAMS

2013-14 State Aid Claim Forms are now Available in SAMS

File Import Specifications for 2013-14 SAMS

For Information regarding the conversion of the BOCES data collection to SAMS go to the BOCES/SAMS Information page.
Information regarding the New State Aid Claims Verification Process and new SAMS Automated Claim Verification Component.
State Aid Claim Verification Process (pdf 31 KB)
Last Updated: September 4, 2013