Examine critical education issues and gain the skills and experience to thrive as a teacher in today's urban classrooms. Our Childhood Education program prepares teachers who recognize the capacities, strengths, and needs of all children and their families in urban settings.
Gain hands-on experience student teaching in schools and collaborating with families to teach children with varying capacities and needs.
Learn to educate children at all learning levels and become eligible for initial teaching certification in general and special education for grades 1–6.
Expand your teaching skills through pedagogy and fieldwork and prepare to earn professional certification to work with students with or without disabilities.
Begin a career in childhood education with course work and student teaching that prepares you for New York State initial teaching certification, grades 1–6.
Become a first-rate scholar and practitioner in a focus area of your choosing, including literacy education, mathematics education, special education, and more.