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Welcome to the School of Education at the State University of New York at
New Paltz

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.


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Read our Spring 2014 Issue of the School of Education Newsletter to stay informed!

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New Paltz sends 5 STEP Scholars to MedQuest Camp at Albany Med

STEP MedQuest 2014

From left: Dentonai Downer, Jhonn Borbor, Alexis Bageras, Gian Grahm, and Antonio Sanabria.

Five high school students in the School of Education's Science and Technology Program (STEP) spent a week at Albany Medical College's MedQuest Camp for an introduction to the medical field.

Alexis and Gian practicing infant CPR

Alexis (Middletown High School)
& Gian (Newburgh Free Academy)
both juniors

The intensive week saw them being trained in CPR for infants and adults, casting and a variety of other skills. Work in the Anatomy Lab and drills helped explain to them the varying career pathways in medicine and the latest in medical education and technology. New Paltz STEP student trips to MedQuest camp are supported by the Catskill Hudson Area Health Education Center CPR for infants and adults was part of their training..

Of course, there was time for fun. For more photos, see STEP's Facebook page.

MedQuest Sculpture Fun


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