What is QUIERE?
Are you interested in pursuing or enhancing a teaching career in early childhood education (0-5) in inclusive and culturally diverse settings?
Are you seeking dual certification in early childhood/early childhood special education?
Are you interested in working with children of bilingual, immigrant, and low-income families?
If so, consider becoming a QUIERE scholar.
The Integrated Early Childhood Education Masters Program at Teachers College, Columbia University invites applications for scholarships made available through a new personnel preparation grant federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs--QUIERE: Quality Universally Inclusive Early Responsive Education
QUIERE scholars (teachers funded through QUIERE) will be prepared as dually certified early childhood and early childhood special educators.
QUIERE scholars will address the critical needs of infants, toddlers, and young children with disabilities and their families, particularly those of immigrant backgrounds.
We are especially seeking diverse applicants whose backgrounds and/or experiences reflect a capacity for addressing more fully the needs of young English language learners and low-income families.