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Continuing Professional Studies

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Bilingual Extension

The Bilingual Extension Institute is directed by Professor Catherine Crowley, from the Speech Language Pathology program at Teachers College, Columbia University.  The Institute, in its 19th year, and at Teachers College for the past 13 years, has an 8-person faculty with 7 master clinicians/mentors.  It is discipline-specific, open only to bilingual speech and language providers.

The Bilingual Extension Institute at Teachers College Columbia University fulfills all requirements of the bilingual extension, except for the NYSED BEA, the language proficiency test.

The Institute is offered as a credit-bearing, non-degree program.  The 2014 cost is $6350 and attendance at all sessions is mandatory.

The Bilingual Extension Institute

May to December

Session dates:
May 16, 17, 18; June 14,20,21, 22; Sept 19,20,21
Oct 17, 18, 19; Nov 14, 15, 16; Dec 5, 6, 7

Fridays 6 pm to 8:30 pm; Saturdays 9 am to 4 pm; Sundays 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

The application for the 2014 Bilingual Extension Institute is now available

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For more information, please email

Professor Catherine J. Crowley
Program in Speech-Language Pathology
Teachers College, Columbia University

For past institutes, funding sources and other important information visit the The Bilingual Extension Institute’s website