Career changers and college graduates who want to teach elementary age children (grades 1-6), but do not have an undergraduate degree in education.
What You Learn
The pedagogical knowledge, skills, and disposition necessary to become a successful classroom teacher, both in general elementary and special education classrooms.
How You Learn
This 47-credit program provides a focused exploration into the organization of schools, the different ways that students learn, and the adaptation of teaching methods to meet the needs of individual students with and without disabilities in inclusive and self-contained settings.
After completing the program and passing the New York State Teacher Certification Exams, candidates are eligible for initial teaching certifications in Childhood Education (grades 1–6) and Students with Disabilities (grades 1–6) in New York State.