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School of Education

Hofstra's School of Education is dedicated to preparing outstanding professionals to serve in twenty-first century schools and facilities, providing students with the kind of experiences needed to succeed in today's world. State-of-the-art facilities, cutting edge curriculum and mentoring by a dedicated faculty will ensure students are prepared for the future.

Education

Did you know...?

  • All Hofstra teacher education and educational leadership programs are accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).
  • The Office of Educational Support Services and Office of Field Placement are critical resources for education students, providing comprehensive support for teacher certification and coordination of all clinical experiences, including student teaching.
  • New programs in Educational Technology, a doctoral in Higher Education/Leadership and the Hofstra Early Childhood Intervention Specialist (HECIS) program.
  • The Reading/Writing Learning Clinic and iDesign Makers Space are two practical sites serving both graduate students and nearby communities.
  • Faculty in special education have received over $3.75 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education to support student scholarships.


Graduate Programs Degrees Offered
Applied Behavior Analysis
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7149
Contact: Mary McDonald
Adv Cert
Art Education
See Fine Arts Education for more information.
MSED
Bilingual Education
201 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5170
Contact: Tatiana Gordon
MA
Bilingual Education Teaching Certificate Extension Program
201 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5170
Contact: Tatiana Gordon
Adv Cert
Business Education
202 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7284
Contact: Marsha Iverson
MSED
Childhood Special Education
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7149
Contact: Mary McDonald
Adv. Cert
Doctoral Program in Learning and Teaching
See  Learning and Teaching, Doctoral Program in for more information
EdD
Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2)
Phone: (516) 463-6382 / (516) 463-6543
Contact: Rosebud Elijah / Andrea Libresco
MA, MSED
Early Childhood Education and Childhood Education (Birth-2 & Grades 1-6) Dual Certification
Phone: (516) 463-6382 / (516) 463-6543
Contact: Rosebud Elijah / Andrea Libresco
MSED
Early Childhood Special Education
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7148
Contact: Stephen Hernandez
MSED
Early Childhood Special Education (Adv Cert)
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7149
Contact: Mary McDonald
Adv Cert
Educational and Policy Leadership (EdD)
Phone: (516) 463-5741 / (516) 463-5749 
Contact: Sean Fanelli / Eustace Thompson
EdD
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (K-12)
277 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5749
Contact: Eustace Thompson
MSED
Educational Leadership, (SBL and SDL)
277 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5749
Contact: Eustace Thompson
Adv Cert
Educational Technology
264 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5086
Contact: Roberto Joseph
Adv Cert
Elementary Education

Phone: (516) 463-6382 / (516) 463-6543
Contact: 
Rosebud Elijah / Andrea Libresco

MSED
Elementary Education: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

MA
Family and Consumer Sciences
202 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7284
Contact: Marsha Iverson
MSED
Fine Arts and Music Education
Phone: (516) 463-4976 / (516) 463-4514
Contact: Susan Zwirn / Nathalie Robinson
Adv Cert
Fine Arts Education
207 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-4976
Contact: Susan Zwirn
MSED
Foreign Language Education
207 Calkins Hall
Phone: 516-463-5653
Contact:  Mustapha Masrour
MSED
Gifted Education
206 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7149
Contact: Mary McDonald
Adv Cert
Health Education
125 Health Dome
Phone: 516-463-6673
Contact: Andrew Herman
MS
Health Professions Pedagogy and Leadership
216 School of Medicine
Phone: 516-463-7522
Contact: Alice Fornari
MS
Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies

MSED
Languages Other Than English (LOTE) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Phone: (516) 463-5170 / (516) 463-5653
Contact: Tatiana Gordon / Mustapha Masrour
MSED, MA
Learning and Teaching
128 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5803
Contact: Bruce Torff
EdD
Literacy Studies
261 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5769
Contact: Theresa McGinnis
MA, MSED, Adv Cert
Literacy Studies (B-6) and Special Education (B-2) or (1-6)
261 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5769
Contact: Theresa McGinnis
MSED
Literacy Studies - Doctoral Programs
259 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5801
Contact: Jeanne Henry
EdD, PhD
Middle Childhood Extension (Grades 5-6 or Grades 7-9)
201 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5783
Contact: Sandra Stacki
Adv Cert
Music Education
102 New Academic Building
Phone: 516-463-4514
Contact: Nathalie Robinson
MA, MSED
Pedagogy for Health Professionals
216 School of Medicine
Phone: 516-463-7522
Contact: Alice Fornari
Adv Cert
Physical Education
101C Hofstra Dome
Phone: 516-463-5811
Contact: Nancy Halliday
MS
School District Business Leader

Adv Cert
Secondary Education
128 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5853
Contact: Alan Singer
Adv Cert
Secondary Education - English
115 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-6775
Contact: Maureen Murphy
MSED
Secondary Education - Mathematics
128 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-6456
Contact: Sharon Whitton
MA, MSED
Secondary Education - Science
236 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5853
Contact: Alan Singer
MA, MSED
Secondary Education - Social Studies
236 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5853
Contact: Alan Singer
MA, MSED
Secondary Special Education Generalist
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5788
Contact: Gloria Wilson
MSED
Special Education
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-6476
Contact: Darra Pace
MSED
Special Education
216 Hagegorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7149
Contact: Mary McDonald
Adv Cert
Special Education and Early Childhood (birth-grade 2) Education (Inclusive)
203 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7148
Contact: Steven Hernandez
MSED
Special Education and Elementary (grades 1-6) Education (Inclusive)
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-6476
Contact: Darra Pace
MSED
Special Education and Secondary (grades 7-12) Education (Inclusive)
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5788
Contact: Gloria Wilson
MSED
Special Education Assessment and Diagnosis
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7149
Contact: Mary McDonald
Adv Cert
Special Education Early Childhood Intervention
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7148
Contact: Stephen Hernandez
MSED
Special Education: International Perspectives
216 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5762
Contact: Elfreda Blue
MSED
Students with Disabilities (Grades 7-12) Generalist with Extension in Secondary Education
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5788
Contact: Gloria Wilson
MSED
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL)
201 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5170
Contact: Tatiana Gordon
MSED, Adv Cert
Teaching Students with Severe or Multiple Disabilities
160 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7149
Contact: Mary McDonald
Adv Cert
Technology for Learning
264 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-5086
Contact: Roberto Joseph
MA
Work Based Learning
202 Hagedorn Hall
Phone: 516-463-7284
Contact: Marsha Iverson
Adv. Cert.