What we offer
The School of Education (SOE) offers baccalaureate degrees in Elementary and Secondary Education, master's degrees in Elementary and Secondary Education, Literacy, Special Education, and Humanistic Education, as well as Certificates of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership.
SOE is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Most programs lead to our recommendation for New York State certification. As a graduate, you will be well grounded in content, theoretical and historical perspectives, pedagogy, the Common Core Learning Standards and clinical practice. Our students' passing rates (link to page) on the New York State Teacher Certification
New and Noteworthy
SUMMER 2013 YOUNG WRITERS' PROGRAMS FROM THE HUDSON VALLEY WRITING PROJECT
YOUNG WRITERS' CAMP @ SUNY New Paltz
In this afternoon program, writers entering grades 4-6 will enjoy writing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. We will explore many kinds of writing and read children's literature to generate ideas and learn the writers' craft. We'll share drafts of our writing, get feedback, and refine our writing for a class anthology. We will explore the use of digital tools and explore places on the college campus. Students may register for more than one session. Tuition: $200.
Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. @ SUNY New Paltz, Old Main Building
Elementary SESSION 1: July 8-12 / SESSION 2: July 15-19 / SESSION 3: July 22-26
DIGITAL WRITING CAMP @ Poughkeepsie Day School
In this full-day program, students entering grades 6-8 join a lively and creative group led by two HVWP teachers. Students will have fun writing and telling their stories using digital tools that incorporate photograph, sound, and voice. We will explore nearby Vassar College as one of many inspirations for our writing. All writers will have access to computers or they may bring their own. Students may register for one or two weeks. Tuition: $285.
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Poughkeepsie Day School, Kenyon House
Middle School SESSION I: July 15-19 / SESSION 2: July 22-26
TEEN WRITERS' INSTITUTE @ SUNY New Paltz
In this five-day program, students entering grades 9-12 will have focused, creative writing time to explore a variety of ways to tell the stories that have made them laugh, learn, and reflect on what they know and believe. For older students, the summer writing will provide a solid foundation for college application essays and scholarship applications. Tuition: $250.
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. @ SUNY New Paltz, Old Main Building
High School SESSION I: July 8-12
PROJECT WRITE: Documenting the Walkway Over the Hudson
In this five-day program, we welcome students entering grades 9-12 who want to write, explore history, engage in interviews, and develop their digital and artistic talents. As a group, we will create a documentary film about the Walkway Over the Hudson and the diversity of the communities it connects. Tuition: $285.
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Ulster County Location, to be announced
High School SESSION 2: July 15-19PROGRAM INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION
See our Frequently Asked Questions
Early Bird Registration: $10 discount through May 1, 2013
SUNY New Paltz Faculty and Staff receive a $25 discount
A limited number of scholarships are available. To apply, complete a scholarship application.
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