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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 Inclusive Programs

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The student teacher information will take place on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 7:15pm in 229 Thompson. This will be followed by an alumni panel. Pizza will be served. Please RSVP to preservice at tc dot edu by 5:00pm on Monday, July 13. Related Posts New York Historical Society Tour on March 6 Summer 2015: […]

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

New student orientation will take place on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 2:00 in GDH 277. Please bring your program planning sheet and handbook. Related Posts Registration advising for 5/18-5/27/15 Registration for newly admitted students

Monday, June 29, 2015

P.S. 87, located on the Upper West Side is seeking assistant teachers for kindergarten classrooms. The hours are 8:15-12:15. Responsibilities include small group and one on one instruction, assisting in the day to day operation of the classroom and supervising lunch and recess. Great opportunity for beginning students or those finishing their programs. Contact Robyn […]

Thursday, June 25, 2015

PS 24 is looking for a a teacher with the following qualifications: *license in SWD k-6 and/or common branch k-6 *inclusive mindsight *experience with writing IEPs, planning from IEPs *implementing behavioral and academic modifications *knowledge of and experience with various literacy and math instructional practices *collaborates well with colleagues and/or teaching partnerships *classroom teaching experience […]

Thursday, June 25, 2015

NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Online Teacher Application Update! Final Deadline – The last chance for candidates who wish to receive our standard review process, New Teacher Finder consideration and related support from the Office of Teacher Recruitment and Quality. For 2015-16, our final deadline will be Monday, June 29, however the application will […]


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."