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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

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    Congratulations to our Graduates!



    In picture: Danielle Nordin, Leigh Ercole, Robyn Fialkow, Hannah Ingram, Jess Cross

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TC Elementary Inclusive Education

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Mark your calendars and join program faculty, current students, and alumni for an Elementary Inclusive Program event! When: Tuesday, October 14th Time: 7:15-8:30pm Where: Everett Lounge This will be a great opportunity to connect with other members of the program and to talk with one another about our experiences, ideas, struggles, and commitments as inclusive ...

Monday, September 29, 2014

TC Services will hold several employer recruiting events with employers representing various fields and industries. TCCS_ Employer Showcase – October 1st! Scheduled employer showcases: WEDNESDAY – OCTOBER 1, 2014 Location: Everett Lounge Time: 4:00-6:00 pm Pleaseclick here to RSVP. Related Posts Harlem Village Academies Recruiting on Campus TC Career Services Information Session

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Mandell School on the Upper West Side is looking for a teacher for their 2s program, starting immediately. The job will last for about 6 weeks, but may last longer. It pays $150 per day. Anyone who is interested can contact Margaret Metz atMargaret dot Metz at mandellschool dot org. Related Posts Job opportunity ...

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A middle school principal we know and respect is in need of a sixth grade special education teacher to teach a self-contained class. School is a new small school in Brooklyn. If you are interested, please email Celia for details. Related Posts Teaching Positions at PS 87 Summer Teaching Positions at Teachers College Hollingworth Science ...

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Join TEN (Total Equity Now) for the 3rd Annual Literacy Across Harlem March, Book Drive & Community Celebration Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 1PM-4PM For more information, click: TEN-Total Equity Now Book Drive Related Posts Join Teachers Unite for the Upcoming Event “The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter” – Exhibit at Bryant Park ...


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."