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Elementary Inclusive Education

In the Department of Curriculum & Teaching

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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

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Join Katie Newhouse and Sarah Schlessinger for a film screening on Monday, Nov. 10 from 4:00-6:00 in ZB 304 for Wretches and Jabberers. Craft beer will be served! Click here to see flyer: Wretches and Jabberers on Monday, Nov. 10 RSVP by Friday, Nov. 7 at 5:00 pm to preservice at tc dot edu. Related ...

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Join Katie Ledwell and Britt Hamre for Voices of a People’s History 10th Anniversary Performance on November 21, 7:00pm at The New School. For more information, click: Voices of a Peoples History on 11/21/2014 RSVP to Preservice at tc dot edu no later than 11/20/14 at 5:00pm The event is free, but registration is required. ...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

East Harlem Tutorial Program has an opening for Part-Time Assistant Teachers,Elementary &Middle School Programs. East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP) seeks Assistant Teachers to support the planning and implementation of educational activities to support the planning and implementation of educational activities for 18-25 elementary or middle school students during out-of-school hours. Additionally, we are seeking aManager ...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

To see the Employer Recruiting Events for this week, click here: Weekly ER Program Announcement (October 20) Next employer showcase: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24th, 2014 Location: Everett Lounge Time:10:30-12:30 pm Pleaseclick here to RSVP.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Positions: Two teachers for an ICT classroom (Ideally, one of them needs to be trained as a special education teacher) Where: PS 321, The William Penn School, Park Slope, Brooklyn When: Beginning February/March. Can begin substituting in the school as soon as January. Age: 2nd grade (7-8 year olds), 27 students in total Paid positions?: ...


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?"