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
Mid-Hudson Master Teachers Cohort Meets at SOE
Twenty middle and high school math and science teachers met with college faculty and administrators for the first session of the New York Master Teacher Program Mid-Hudson Cohort, based at SUNY New Paltz. All twenty have been named by SUNY Central and the New York State Education Department as master teachers after an extensive selection process. After greetings from SOE Dean Michael S. Rosenberg, the group formed professional learning teams and planned their first activities.
19th Annual Multicultural Conference to be held Nov. 15
Enid Lee, author of Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education and Staff Development and Letters to Marcia: A Teacher's Guide to Anti-Racist Education, will be the keynote speaker at the 19th Annual Multicultural Conference.
Workshops and a book fair will be held throughout the day, and the Hip Hop Psychology Performing Arts Movement will be on stage at noon.
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