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


TC Elementary Inclusive Education

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Star Academy, PS 63, located in the East Village, currently has a fourth grade general ed ICT opening (the special ed teacher that you will be working with is great).  Interested folks can send a cover letter and resume to the principal, Darlene Cameron:  <dcameron2 at schools dot nyc dot gov> Related Posts Job ...

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Hamilton Heights Elementary School, located at W. 146th street and Amsterdam, is looking for a Kindergarten Teacher. Interested candidates should send resumes and cover letters to Jennifer Kaiser at <>. Related Posts Long-Term Substitute Position Opening at PS 321 in Brooklyn Job Opportunity at PS 20 Common Branch Hiring Freeze Lifted for Certain Districts Job ...

Thursday, July 17, 2014

PS/IS 366: Washington Heights Academy is a small public school serving families from upper Manhattan.  To support our school's successful growth and expansion, we seek dynamic, committed educators for anticipated openings in Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 6.  Candidates should send cover letter and resume to Principal Renzo Martinez at <RMartin8 at schools dot nyc dot gov>. ...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Come enjoy a summer evening of music just a few blocks from TC!!  Please join Katie Newhouse and other members of our program on Wednesday July 30th for the Jazzmobile at Grant’s Tomb.  It’s only a  few blocks away from TC. Let’s plan to meet outside in front of Zankel Hall at 6:30pm and walk ...

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Please click to see attachment for the student teaching checklist (2014-15 Student Teaching Packet) and handbook (2014-15 Student Teaching Handbook). The Office of Teacher Education at Teachers College will be offering the following events to help student teachers go through the student teaching clearance process: Tuberculoses/TB/PPD TEST ADMINISTRATION August 11th (Mon), 10am–1pm, Grace Dodge, Room 363 Cost: Free ...

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."