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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 Inclusive Programs

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Program orientation and advising for newly admitted students will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 1:00 in Srikala Naraian’s office in Zankel Building 306A. Please bring your program hand book and program planning sheet. Related Posts Welcome! Match Making at the Gottesman Libraries Registration information for newly admitted students Admitted Students Day Welcome new […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Click here to see job opportunities for special ed and bilingual teaching positions at PS 226X: 226X_Flyer Related Posts 10X226 – Vacancy – Special Ed & Bilingual – Teacher TESOL K-12 position opening at Teachers College, Columbia University Paraprofessional Needed on UWS Curriculum & Teaching Internship (with Stipend) Employer Showcase on Tuesday, November 15 in […]

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Dear C&T community, Here’s a reminder of TWO Opportunities to share and present your work! Deadlines are coming up quickly, but please don’t let that deter you! Any and all ideas, work you already have, and works in progress are welcome. 1. Teachers’ Gallery Places, Philosophies, Pedagogies – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION: 2017 […]

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Full-time sub position in a self-contained classroom, starting in January or February. Possibility of becoming full-time faculty next year, depending on the fit. You’d be working at a school that has multiplealums from the Elementary Inclusive Program. If anyone is interested in getting in touch, they should email the principal (Zak Haviland)directly, using the subject: […]

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Speech Competition Theme: Keeping the Dream Alive February 27, 7pm, Milbank Chapel This program is made possible by the Vice Presidents Grant for Diversity and Community Initiatives   Dear Teachers College Students: Student Development & Activities and the Office of Residential Services would like to invite ALL TC STUDENTS […]


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?"