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Intensive Teacher Institute

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  NEW COHORT BEGINS SEPTEMBER 30, 2017!
  IMPORTANT DATES 
 
8/24/17   INFORMATION SESSION 
                SUNY New Paltz
                Old Main, rm. B125 at 5pm
  9/25/17   APPLICATION DEADLINE
  9/26/17   ORIENTATION
                 SUNY New Paltz
                 Old Main, rm. B125 at 5pm
  9/30/17   PROGRAM BEGINS!
                New Paltz Central School District
                1 Eugene Brown Drive
                New Paltz, NY 12561
 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Devon Duhaney, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Teaching and Learning

Beth Clark-Gareca, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Teaching and Learning

Carmen Vazqueztell
Coordinator, Intensive Teacher Institute

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Program Requirements

SUNY New Paltz’s clinically rich 15-credit Intensive Teacher Institute in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is designed for NYS professionally certified teachers who have an interest in working with multilingual learners. This page outlines the program requirements. Please read it carefully and email intensiveteacher@newpaltz.edu if you have any questions or concerns.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

To participate in this program, participants must be employed within a school/school district and secure nomination by their principal and/or school district administration.

CURRICULUM
The following courses are offered in a HYBRID format and are required of all CR-ITI Participants:

  • SED 573-96: Teaching English as a New Language I
  • SED 576-96: Teaching English as a New Language II
  • SED 575-96: Teaching Literacy in English as a New Language
  • SED 577-96: Applied Linguistics for Teachers of English as a New Language
  • SED 580-96: English Grammar for Teachers of English as a New Language

Additionally,

  • Participants must successfully complete the NYS Content Specialty Test (CST) in English to Speakers of Other Languages.
  • Participants must have completed all the required state-mandated workshops.
  • Participants must have demonstrated successful completion of twelve credits of college level coursework in a language other than English or the equivalent College Level Examination Program (CLEP) credits.

THE SCHOOL/SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHOULD:

  • Provide professionally certified teachers a letter verifying employment and recommending them for the TESOL: Clinically Rich Intensive Teacher Institute;
  • Provide classroom(s) for participants to engage in clinical activities;
  • Identify highly qualified Bilingual or TESOL certified mentor teacher(s) within their district(s) to mentor participant(s) in the CR-ITI program;
  • Provide at least one continuous school year of mentored clinical experience for participant(s) by mentor teacher(s);
  • Provide opportunities for participant(s) to engage in classroom activities--3-5 hours per week--within the ENL classroom(s);
  • Provide opportunities for the participant(s), upon completion of the program, to engage in sheltered instruction for ELLs within his/her classroom.

PROGRAM COST

Course Tuition  Number of Courses  Total Tuition Cost 
$1250/3-credit course  5 courses $6250.00

 

Participant Stipend  Number of Credits Total Reimbursement*
$300/1-credit  15 credit (maximum) $4500.00
Participant Cost after Reimbursement: $1750.00
Textbooks and other fees are not included

* Participants are only eligible to receive a reimbursement if they successfully complete all five courses and obtain certification. Participants who complete the required coursework, but fail to obtain certification will neither be eligible for a stipend, nor will they reimbursed for costs they have incurred.