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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 Elementary Inclusive Education

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Click here for Fall courses that fulfill program requirements:  Fall 2014 Courses that fulfill program requirements Click here for Summer Courses that fulfill program requirements:  Summer 2014 Courses that fulfill program requirements Registration for continuing students starts on Monday, April 28.  Speak to your advisor to make sure that you're on track for graduation. Email ...

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Core will be held in room 179 GDH from 4-7pm. If your group is presenting, you may want to arrive early and check on technology set-up. If you have specific technology requirements beyond powerpoint and video, please contact your Core instructor with the request by Friday. Related Posts Elementary Inclusive edTPA Study Halls Additional edTPA ...

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Professor Oyler is canceling office hours on Thursday, 4/24, however, you may reach her by email.  <co74 at tc dot edu> Related Posts Professor Oyler’s Office Hours Prof. Oyler’s office hours for 4/3/14 Prof. Oyler’s Office Hours for 12/12/13 Professor Oyler’s office hours Prof. Oyler’s office hours

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

80% of NYC public schools are functionally inaccessible. Join us to discuss issues of access and plan actions to disrupt exclusionary practices in New York City schools on Wednesday, April 30 from 7:15-9:00 in Thompson 229. Register at Eventbrite <>.  Contact <frankholcomb9 at gmail dot com> with any questions. Related Posts AGITATING FOR ACCESS – ...

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Core will start in Choice Time groups and then move to 179 GDH for two guest speakers on advice re the Common Core for beginning teachers. For some very basic background information, you may want to check these two sources out: Teacher blogger Anthony Cody critiquing the standards: New York State Commissioner of Education, ...

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."