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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.
The Urban Education Fellowship at Teachers College created a space for pre-service and first year teachers of color to have collective interactions focusing on influences of race/ethnicityfor teachers of color in urban schools. (5/13/2015)
On March 26, 2015 Vice Dean A. Lin Goodwin shared 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)
At its May 2015 meeting, the Board of Regents, by emergency regulation, extended the edTPA Safety Net and created safety nets for the Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST), Educating All Students test (EAS), and certain redeveloped Content Specialty Tests (CSTs). (5/27/2015)
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is eliminating the use of the current NYSED managed fingerprinting process which includes all NYSED Livescan fingerprinting systems and the current "ink and roll" card submission process. (4/6/2015)