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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


TC Elementary Inclusive Education

Monday, September 15, 2014

Tuesday, Sept. 16 is the last day to add and drop courses for the Autumn 2014 term, file a Certificate of Equivalency, and enroll in, upgrade, or submit a waiver request for the Columbia Health Program and the Columbia Student Medical Insurance. Related Posts Courses that fulfill program requirements Special Permissions Registration for New Students ...

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Salk School of Science, a middle school in the Gramercy Park area, is looking for two leave replacement teachers. The first position is a learning specialist/special education teacher for ICT science and SETSS . This position will start at the end of September beginning of October through the remainder of the school year. The ...

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 edTPA forum on Sept. 23 International Student information ...

Monday, September 08, 2014

Click here for Fall 2014 Faculty and Staff Office Hours: Fall 2014 Office Hours Poster Related Posts Fall 2012 Staff Office Hours Prof. Oyler’s Office Hours for 12/12/13 Change in Megan’s Office Hours Change in Prof. Oyler’s office hours Spring 2014 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 ...

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."