Adolescence Education

New York State Initial and Professional Certification

Are you interested in studying with engaging and supportive professors, who are active scholars in their fields and bring real-world experience to teaching? Are you willing to be surprised, challenged, and encouraged to become the most thoughtful, creative, and effective middle and high school teacher you can be? If so, then you have come to the right place!

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Program Information:

Kiersten Greene, Associate Professor and Chair
greenek@newpaltz.edu or (845) 257-2887

Admission Information:

Alana Matuszewski, Director of Graduate Admission
gradadmissions@newpaltz.edu or (845) 257-3285


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Application Process

To ensure your application is reviewed and a decision is made in a timely manner, please send your application, essay and any unofficial/student copies of transcripts to secondaryed@newpaltz.edu. Applications sent through the mail will still be reviewed, but response time will not be as expeditious. Please be patient when sending mailed applications.

Please note the College will stop accepting admission to the following programs starting in fall 2019:

  • B.A. in Adolescence Ed: French
  • B.A. in Adolescence Ed: Spanish
  • M.S.Ed in Adolescence Ed: French Concentration
  • M.S.Ed in Adolescence Ed: Spanish Concentration
  • MAT in Adolescence Ed: French Concentration
  • MAT in Adolescence Ed: Spanish Concentration

While no new students will be admitted to these programs beginning in fall 2019, all students currently enrolled in these six programs (including JRTEP students at Ulster, Dutchess and Orange) will be able to complete their current degrees.