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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 Elementary Inclusive Education

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Mandell School on the Upper West Side is looking for a teacher for their 2s program, starting immediately. The job will last for about 6 weeks, but may last longer. It pays $150 per day. Anyone who is interested can contact Margaret Metz atMargaret dot Metz at mandellschool dot org. Related Posts Job opportunity ...

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A middle school principal we know and respect is in need of a sixth grade special education teacher to teach a self-contained class. School is a new small school in Brooklyn. If you are interested, please email Celia for details. Related Posts Teaching Positions at The Family School Babysitting Opportunity TeachNYC Select Recruits Job opportunity ...

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Join TEN (Total Equity Now) for the 3rd Annual Literacy Across Harlem March, Book Drive & Community Celebration Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 1PM-4PM For more information, click: TEN-Total Equity Now Book Drive Related Posts Volunteer Opportunity Professor Oyler’s Office Hours Communications & Storytelling Workshop 2013 Closing the Achievement Gap Series Student Teacher Panel

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Family Engagement: Authentic Partnerships for Increasing Academic Achievement with Mary Cowhey Saturday, September 20, 2014 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Teachers College, Grace Dodge Hall, Room 179 Please RSVP to cristina.fernandez5 at touro dot edu Related Posts Grace Dodge Hall. Teachers College Cafeteria. Copy Of A Drawing by John F. Jackson. (Date Not Known) (1999) ...

Monday, September 15, 2014

Tuesday, Sept. 16 is the last day to add and drop courses for the Autumn 2014 term, file a Certificate of Equivalency, and enroll in, upgrade, or submit a waiver request for the Columbia Health Program and the Columbia Student Medical Insurance. Related Posts Spring 2014 Registration Information Registration PIN-New student registration begins on 5/20/13 ...


What Our Students Say

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    "Even though I am learning the difficulties of being a teacher, I am also gaining a deeper appreciation of the joys involved in teaching. There is nobody more courageous than a child that raises his hand to answer a question even though he is not certain if he is correct. When he gives an incorrect answer, he is not discouraged. He does not stop raising his hand because he did not give the right answer. Instead, he is the first student to raise his hand to give the answer for the next question."