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Elementary Inclusive Education

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Welcome to Elementary Inclusive Education

  • Welcome Message

    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

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Scarsdale Synagogue Temples Tremont and Emanu-El are seeking a certified, engaging, committed and creative special education teacher for a new program for children with special needs beginning September 2015. The ideal candidate has a strong background in differentiated and experiential instruction for children in grades 4th-6th with a range of learning and social challenges, as […]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

New student orientation will be held on Monday, August 31. The C&T department’s orientation will be held from 1:00-1:30pm in 408 Zankel. Elementary Inclusive program’s orientation will be held from 1:30-2:30pm in room 281 Grace Dodge Hall. Please bring your program booklet and program planning sheet. All new students should attend the departmental orientation. If […]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The start-up day event for Core will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 11:00-5:00pm in Grace Dodge Hall 179. Related Posts New Student Orientation and PIN From teachingto teaching teachersto teaching teacher educators: A journey through the profession from Singapore and back again New Student Orientation 8/31/15 Registration Information for Fall 2012 Student Teachers […]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Student teacher orientation will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 5:00-8:00pm in Thompson 229. This is a required event for all student teachers. Related Posts Student Teacher information session Recruiting Muslim Student Teachers for Study NYC Dept of Ed online teacher application Library Resources and Services for the AEGIS Program Job At CUNY Lehman […]

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Im looking for a sitter to assist with taking my daughter to school Monday-Friday and picking her up. We live in the north Bronx off of Pelham Parkway South. Her school is located at 425 E. 35th street. The school day starts at 8:30am and ends at 2:50pm. I work at W. 146th street (on […]


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?"