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Bilingual Education Programs

  • Bilingual Education, M.A. 
    Courses in this program lead toward a New York State teaching certificate extension for bilingual education. The program is designed for teachers who hold New York State certification in early childhood education, childhood education, middle childhood education, special subjects, or career and technical education and wish to earn a certification extension for bilingual education. The program is designed to blend on-campus preparation with field experiences in the school settings specific to the foci of students’ base teaching certificates. Literacy education, multicultural education, and the use of technology are integrated throughout all aspects of the program. The program conforms with the requirements of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards and is registered with the New York State Education Department. 
  • Bilingual Education Teaching Certificate Extension Program, Advanced Certificate
    Courses in this program lead toward New York state initial teacher certification for teaching English as a Second Language at the preschool, elementary, middle or secondary levels. This program is intended for teachers who hold a master’s or higher degree in education as well as New York state certification in an area other than TESOL. The program is designed to blend on-campus preparation with field experience in a variety of school settings, culminating in full-time practicum. Literacy education, multicultural education, meeting the needs of learners with exceptionalities and the use of technology are integrated throughout all aspects of the program. The program conforms with the National TESOL Standards and the requirements of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards.