Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Welcome to the Program in the Education of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing


The Program in the Education of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing provides an intensive study of the educational issues of individuals who are d/Deaf and hard of hearing from the perspectives of psychology, anthropology, linguistics, child development, and pedagogy with the aim of preparing teachers who will address the educational and literacy needs of these children and youth. We prepare candidates for work with individuals who possess a wide range of hearing losses in classroom settings using diverse communication systems.

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Our master's degrees have certification and non-certification options.


Our master's degrees provide an intensive study of the educational issues of individuals who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing from the perspectives of psychology, anthropology, linguistics, child development, pedagogy, and regular education with the aim of preparing teachers who will address the educational and literacy needs of these children and youth.

Master of Arts (2-tracks)

Our master's degree provides an intensive study of the educational issues of individuals who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing from the perspectives of psychology, anthropology, linguistics, child development, pedagogy, and regular education with the aim of preparing teachers who will address the educational and literacy needs of these children and youth.

Master of Education with Dual Certification (4-tracks)

Admission to general education programs is dependent upon program requirements and subject to program approval.

 

The Ph.D. program covers several areas of study including: advanced study in general special education, in research paradigms, in the education of the d/Deaf and hard of hearing, in linguistics, psycholinguistics, and developmental psycholinguistics and a professional specialization.

Stories


Feel the Beat

TC Deaf Ed grad Jari Majewsky (class of 2013) recently founded ‘Feel the Beat’, a nonprofit dance program and studio for children who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing and with Special Needs! See the full story here.

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The halls of TC are quiet on this Friday afternoon in August. In a few short weeks we will be welcoming all of our new and returning students for the Fall semester. 🍂🍃 Enjoy the rest of your summer and we can’t wait to see you soon! ☀️📚 #BackToSchool #SummerInTheCity #TCWay #CUatTC #TeachersCollege #ColumbiaUniversity

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Knowing your legal rights and being able to advocate for yourself are important skills for everyone but especially for people with hearing loss. For information on knowing your rights, head to bit.ly/2uDF7AT #agbell #deaf #hardofhearing #hearingloss #advocate #rights

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We enjoyed visiting with faculty, staff and students this afternoon to give tours of the new TC website over ice cream 🍨 🍦outside Everett Lounge. Thank you to everyone who stopped by including President Thomas Bailey! You can read more about the TC website refresh project by clicking the link in our bio. #WebsiteWednesday #IceCreamSocial #CommunityGathering #WebsiteLaunch #TeachersCollege #ColumbiaUniversity

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Once More, With Feeling: Jacquelyn Briggs tc.columbia.edu/articles/2018/…

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TC has refreshed its website, www.tc.edu. Conducted in consultation with stakeholders across the College, the website make-over has raised the bar for a customizable, user-friendly experience that caters to prospective students and gets site visitors where they want to go. Click the link in our bio to learn more! #WebsiteWednesday #TCWay #CUatTC #WednesdayWisdom #WebsiteLaunch #TeachersCollege #ColumbiaUniversity

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Thank you to Ms Jillian Anderson and her students at the Lexington School for the Deaf in Queens, New York, who submitted cloud observations every day this spring. bit.ly/2K7CBbE #ThankfulThursday #clouds #citizenscience

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Helping singers take ownership of their voices – and often, of their identities – is the focus of the unique Vocal Workshops for teens, based at TC. “Teens need a lot of reinforcement,” says Workshops director Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, who recruits her graduate students to serve as mentors. “Even the best-intentioned kind of criticism can shut them down, especially when it comes to singing, because their voices are physically a part of them. So we’re all about positivity.” . Click the link in our bio to learn more about Vocal Workshops for teens at TC and to learn about how you can become a “vocal supporter”! 🎶🎵(📷: Singers’ Workshops) #TCWay #TeachersCollege #ColumbiaUniversity #VocalWorkshops

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“26 Children’s Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism & Resistance” by The Conscious Kid Library medium.com/embrace-race/2…

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