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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 Elementary Inclusive Education

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

OTE Workshops Registration required. See attachment for RSVP link: Fall 2014 Workshops September Highlights: 13:Dignity Act/DASA Workshop; 10:00am-4:30pm (Closed/full) 16:edTPA Info Session;4:30-5:30PM, Russell 306 (Walk-ins welcome) 23:Ins and Outs of Teacher Certification;4:00-5:00PM(Walk-ins welcome) 25:Dignity Act/DASA Workshop; 10:00am-4:30pm Related Posts NEW CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013-DIGNITY ACT New Teacher Cert Exams edTPA forum on Sept. ...

Monday, September 08, 2014

Click here for Fall 2014 Faculty and Staff Office Hours: Fall 2014 Office Hours Poster Related Posts Fall 2013 Office Hours Walk-in Advising for Sept. 3 & 4 Professor Oyler’s Office Hours Prof. Oyler’s office hours for 4/3/14 Fall 2012 Staff Office Hours

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Subject: **Part-Time Job and Volunteer Fair- September 10** From: Anna Cho <ajc2232 at tc dot columbia dot edu> Topics: Student Events, Job Opportunities Do you have work-study funds? Are you looking for a part-time job? Join us, Wednesday, September 10 to meet with departments and offices throughout the college looking for student staff. Bring copies ...

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Wed., Sept. 3 Celia Oyler, 312 ZB 3:00-4:00 Michael Wilson, 303D ZB 4:00-5:00 Thur., Sept. 4 Detra Price-Dennis, 308A ZB 3:00-4:00 Sarah Schlessinger, 308B ZB 4:00-500 Related Posts Fall 2012 Staff Office Hours Summer B Office Hours Summer A Office Hours Preservice Office Closed Week of Aug. 13-17 Office hours for ...

Friday, August 29, 2014

A last minute 3rd grade teaching position is available at a large Brooklyn school where a terrific educator has just been appointed principal. If you are interested in applying, email Celia at (co74 at tc dot edu) and she will provide details. Related Posts Prof. Oyler’s office hours Job Opportunity at The Earth School Job ...


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?"