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Elementary Inclusive Education

In the Department of Curriculum & Teaching

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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 Elementary Inclusive Education

Friday, November 21, 2014

Manhattan School for Children (P.S. 333), a progressive K-8 public school in District 3 on the Upper West Side, is seeking an immediate hire for a third grade classroom teaching position. The school has a collaborative planning approach, provides professional development support, and partners with a number of organizations, including Teachers College Reading and Writing ...

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Registration for continuing students begins on December 8. Email preservice at tc dot edu if you would like to request special permission to take C&T 4000 or C&T 4143 in the spring semester. Click here to get the list of spring courses: Spring 2015 courses that fulfill program requirements Please use your program planning sheet ...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

PAVE Schools is a newly formed Charter Management Organization that opens and operates public charter schools and Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) programs that prepare students to thrive in competitive high schools and four-year colleges by providing a rigorous academic program in a school community build on the schools core values of Perseverance, Achievement, Vibrance, and Excellent character. ...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

EMPLOYER SHOWCASES These showcases will feature multiple employers on campus in our Everett Lounge located in our Main Hall adjacent to our campus entrance. The employers will represent various fields and industries. Please feel free to pop in to connect and learn about organizations and opportunities (internships, part-time and/or full time). Scheduled employer showcases: WEDNESDAY, ...

Monday, November 17, 2014

Family Looking for a Private Tutor in northern NJ We are seeking a private tutor for our children. We have a 4, 10 (11 in a month and a half), 8 (9 in a month), and 7 1/2 year old. My wife and I have organized a curriculum for our children at home but we ...

What Our Students Say

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    "I am beginning to think that one way in which I can be more helpful in creating a classroom environment where no one is excluded is simply by getting to know the strengths, passions, and unique backgrounds of each of the students. (As I write that I realize it sounds like a very tall order.) I decided to use fifteen minutes that the students are allotted for snacktime as an opportunity to discover things about my students."