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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

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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 Elementary Inclusive Education

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 PS 154 Pre-Kindergarten to ...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Core class start-up day will take place on Wednesday, September 3 from 1:00-7:00pm in 179 GDH. Food will be provided. Bring your own mugs for water. Related Posts Core start up day 9/11/13 Core Start-up day location Core Start-Up on 1/23/13 Core- Dec. 16, 2013 Core on 10.16.13

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The CSE (dual cert) program start-up day will take place on Wednesday, September 3 from 9:30-3:00pm in 279 GDH. Food will be provided. Related Posts CSE Start-Up Day Core start up day 9/11/13 CSE Information Session on 3/5/14 Core Start-up Day on 9/3/14 Registration for continuing students begins on 4/29/13

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Orientation for student teachers will take place on Wednesday, August 27 from 5:00-8:00pm in 229 Thompson Hall. Sandwiches will be provided. Related Posts 10.2.13 Core Course Archiving the Educated Body Core start up day 9/11/13 Core on 10.23.13 Core- Dec. 16, 2013

Thursday, August 21, 2014

P.S. 87, located on the Upper West Side, is seeking assistant teachers for kindergarten classrooms. The hours are 8:20-12:20. 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 ...


What Our Students Say

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    "Even though I am learning the difficulties of being a teacher, I am also gaining a deeper appreciation of the joys involved in teaching. There is nobody more courageous than a child that raises his hand to answer a question even though he is not certain if he is correct. When he gives an incorrect answer, he is not discouraged. He does not stop raising his hand because he did not give the right answer. Instead, he is the first student to raise his hand to give the answer for the next question."