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TC offers a wide range of state approved teacher education programs leading to initial or professional teacher certification,and school/district administrator certification in NY State. All programs blend graduate study and professional preparation, ensuring strong connections of theory with practice through extensive field experience and multiple opportunities for experiential learning informed by substantive engagement with education research and literature. Our programs are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, and have met the highest standards set by the profession.
On Thursday, March 26, Vice Dean A. Lin Goodwin will share highlights and insights from two important studies that bear on the future of education worldwide and offer lessons on preparing quality K-12 teachers through the lens of Singapore. (3/23/2015)
OTE has numerous events scheduled for the Spring 2015 semester, including a VIALOGUES workshop, teacher certification and edTPA info sessions and a lot more. (2/12/2015)
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has provided Teachers College with funding to support students who need to RETAKE any certification exams. (12/12/2014)
A teacher candidate who is seeking initial certification on or after May 1, 2014 and prior to June 30, 2015, will be required to submit the edTPA. (5/19/2014)