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School of Education


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. See our students' passing rates on the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations.

New and Noteworthy

SOE News

Department of Elementary Education Holding Information Sessions on MS (for) T Program

The Master of Science for Teachers Initial Certification program, with two tracks for Grades 1 - 6 and Birth - Grade 6, allows students to earn a master's degree and begin a teaching career in only two years.  This cohort-model program offers courses at convenient times for working adults and culminates in a full-semester supervised student teaching experience. Focused on developing critical, caring, and reflective teachers, the program has an emphasis on economically disadvantaged student populations.

Information sessions will be on Wednesday, February 19; Wednesday, March 5;and Wednesday, March 10. All sessions are from 7 pm to 8 pm in LC 110.

Save the Date! Dean's Distinguished Speaker 4:30 p.m. April 23!

The School of Education Dean's Distinguished Speaker 2014 is Lisa Dieker, Pegasus Professor and Lockheed Martin Eminent Scholar, University of Central Florida. Her lecture, Preparation of the Next Generation of earners: Innovations and Practical Application of Current and Emerging Technology, will be at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 in LC 100. A reception will follow.

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