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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


TC Inclusive Programs

Thursday, December 08, 2016

The teacher:Socio-historical, cultural contextsof teaching C&T 4161 – CRN 52021 Professor Dirck Roosevelt * * * SPRING 2017 * * * Wednesday 7:00 9:00 PM How are teachers portrayed in the social imagination, in popular culture, in the sociology of teachingand in the hopes and fears of those who teach? What do representations of […]

Thursday, December 08, 2016

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Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Computer School (, a progressive, Upper West Side middle school is looking for a full time special education teacher to work with the math department. We are seeking a smart, motivated, team-player who loves kids and loves Math. We serve a racially, economically, and intellectually diverse group of learners and seek to grow them […]

Monday, December 05, 2016

The DOCTORAL SPECIALIZATION in TEACHER EDUCATION invites you to an OPEN HOUSE on Tuesday Dec. 6th, 4:30 6:00 in Horace Mann 140. For more information about the program, click here: Open_House_12-6-16 Related Posts Spots Open for Accessibility Camp NYC Employer Showcase on Tuesday, November 15 in the Everett Lounge from 4pm-5:15pm Pop-up discussion on […]

Monday, December 05, 2016

C&TStudentAdvisoryCouncilMeeting When:Thursday,December 8, 5:00-6:00 Where:Zankel, C&T hallway Who: All are welcome! masters and docstudents Discussion:How can we better support each other and our students in today’s political climate? We’ll also make progress on the graduate-studentled conference (for mastersstudentstoo!), mentoring programs, participatory action research, and other projects geared toward understanding and conversation […]

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?"