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Elementary Inclusive Education

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Welcome to Elementary Inclusive Education

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    The Preservice Program in Elementary Inclusive Education is both a graduate program and a professional course of study. This rigorous academic program is designed primarily for those who have no (or minimal) formal preparation or coursework in education and are beginning their study of teaching. The program leads to an M.A. degree and New York State teacher certification. Upon completion of the program, graduates can also apply for teacher certification in states other than New York, and many secure teaching positions elsewhere in the U.S. as well as internationally.

    There are two main components to the program: course work and student teaching. All M.A. students have a five-year candidacy period in which to complete their degree program.

    Learn more about the program


Spotlight On Our Students

  • Congratulations 2013 Graduates!

    Congratulations to our Graduates!



    In photo: Kismeth Caminero and Jeremy De Nieva




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TC Elementary Inclusive Education

Monday, January 26, 2015

Since the College will be closed through tomorrow due to the weather, the registrarwill extend the add/drop period by one day, through Wednesday, February 4. Therefore, you will be able to add and drop classes freely through February 4. Registration requests received on or after Thursday, February 5 will be considered late.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Here is a great opportunity for people near Philadelphia, PA. http://www.temple.edu/instituteondisabilities/voices/interviewers.shtml

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Historic Hudson Valley (HHV) has opportunities for education students to gain real-world teaching experience in a museum environment. Candidates will lead elementary and middle school students in field trips at three HHV sites: Philipsburg Manor, Van Cortlandt Manor, and Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, all located in Westchester County. Now accepting applications for training beginning in late […]

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Click here to view the spring office hours: Spring 2015 Office Hours Poster   To book an appointment, visit the following links: Molly Cutler – https://cutler.youcanbook.me/ Erica Colmenares – https://ericac.youcanbook.me/ Britt Hamre – https://bkh11.youcanbook.me/ Megan Lawless – https://mcl2136.youcanbook.me/ Katie Ledwell – https://katieledwell.youcanbook.me/ Katie Newhouse – walk-in only Detra Price-Dennis – https://docs.google.com/a/tc.columbia.edu/document/d/1VfBHxBltPfRY7USOdasHUlUg22IP3rgSaNBQnirIkpM/edit Sarah Schlessinger – https://schlessinger.youcanbook.me/ […]

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

If you graduated in October, February or will this upcoming May, please visit the convocation page for information about graduation activities. http://www.tc.columbia.edu/convocation/


What Our Students Say

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    "Even though I am learning the difficulties of being a teacher, I am also gaining a deeper appreciation of the joys involved in teaching. There is nobody more courageous than a child that raises his hand to answer a question even though he is not certain if he is correct. When he gives an incorrect answer, he is not discouraged. He does not stop raising his hand because he did not give the right answer. Instead, he is the first student to raise his hand to give the answer for the next question."