QUIERE ScholarsTeachers funded through QUIERE will...
complete a 48-credit dual certification Masters of Arts (MA) degree at Teachers College, Columbia University--about half of the degree will be funded by QUIERE (23 out of 48 credits);
be eligible for New York initial certification in early childhood education and early childhood special education;
teach in collaborative and inclusive settings as a general or special education teacher;
teach 2 years in inclusive pre-k, inclusive kindergarten, early intervention programs, or preschool special education for each year of QUIERE funding.