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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

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    Congratulations to our Graduates!



    In Photo: Pornchompoo Suwanrut, Jess Cross, Christy Zheng, Danielle Nordin, Julia Manna, Leigh Ercole, Christina Wang, Lydia Lawanson, CJ Lee, Rachel Pellegrini


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TC Inclusive Programs

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Queens Yeshiva is looking for elementary, middle, and high school general studies teachers for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. Elementary education- (2nd grade)- 11:45am-6:00pm M-Th and Fridays 10:00am-1:30pm Middle and high school English and Math teachers Please email resume to jneff2@hotmail.com attention Mrs. J. Seideman Related Posts TCCS: Elementary School Literacy Manager Positions at HCZ […]

Monday, August 15, 2016

The Preservice Office will be closed from Tuesday, August 16 until Friday, August 26. We will reopen onMonday, August 29. There will be no advising during the intersession between the end of Summer B and the beginning of the Fall semesteron September 6. If you have general inquiries regarding the Elementary Inclusive Education Program, please […]

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Epiphany Community Nursery School, a traditional nursery school located at 510 East 74th Street, New York, NY, is looking for 2 three year old Head teachers for September. The hours are: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30-12:30, Tuesday 8:30-3:00 and Thursday 8:30-1:30. For more information, contact Wendy F. Levey, Head of SchoolEpiphany Community Nursery School Phone:212 […]

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

STAR Academy (P.S. 63), an elementary school on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, is seeking a physical education teacher for this coming year. Teachers with certification in general elementary education are qualified to apply! If you are interested, please reach out to Principal Darlene Cameron at Dcameron2@schools.nyc.gov. Related Posts TCCS: Elementary School Literacy Manager […]

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Students and staff from TC joined the NYC DOE on July 10 to march at the Disability Pride Parade which promoted the inclusion, awareness and visibility of people with disabilities. For more information about the event, go to https://www.ahrcnyc.org/news/new-york-citys-2016-disability-pride-parade/. Related Posts Disability Pride NYC on Sunday, July 10, 2016 Disability Pride NYC New York Historical […]


What Our Students Say

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    "I think the hardest aspect of teaching is making certain to meet the needs of every student. As a teacher, you are responsible for the education of the students. Parents have placed their trust into your hands. How does a teacher give a lesson to twenty-one different students sitting in one classroom? How does a teacher make certain that each student is learning?"