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Message from the Dean
Welcome to the School of Education (SoE). I am delighted to welcome you to our community of scholars. Housed in the Old Main Building with state-of-the-art classrooms, an expanded Curriculum Materials Center, and remodeled Literacy Center spaces, the SoE offers students a range of opportunities to work with talented faculty and connect theory with policy and practice. Working collaboratively with local schools, community agencies, professional organizations, and campus-based programs (e.g., the Literacy Center, Numeracy Club, Kappa Delta Pi), the SoE prepares students to apply a wide range of evidence-based practices that meet the diverse needs of all learners... READ MORE
Our mission statement:
Preparing Caring, Critical, and Reflective Professionals to Maximize Student Success
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.
Latest NewsRead our Spring 2014 Issue of the School of Education Newsletter to stay informed!
New Paltz Master Teachers Present at First State-Wide Professional Development Annual Conference
Two groups of Master Teachers from the SUNY New Paltz School of Education Mid-Hudson cohort presented at the Master Teacher Program's first annual conference. The conference was the first opportunity for Master Teacher groups from across the state to meet and join each other in workshops and discussions.
New Paltz Master Teachers Deanna Rizzo, Juan Urena, Lisa Roloson, and Aileen Toback led an afternoon session on Inquiry-Based Learning in Science Classrooms, showing how to transform science lab learning from teacher-directed activities to student-directed inquiry-based exercises.
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