School of Education

Acting Dean Diana Sukhram

Leadership through interdisciplinary teaching and learning...

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The School of Education is Accredited!

On January 14, 2022, The School of Education at SUNY Old Westbury was awarded accreditation by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). The School of Education is now accredited through 2028. 

The School of Education offers academic programs leading to bachelor's and master's degrees that meet both initial/professional and professional certification requirements of the State of New York.  Our programs are approved by the New York State Education Department and we are proud members of the American Association of Quality Educator Preparation, accredited through 2028.  All courses are designed for students to achieve competencies identified by local P-12 school district personnel and prescribed by the New York State Education Department.

Our Mission
To prepare teacher leaders with the pedagogical content knowledge and skills to educate learners in diverse and socially just classrooms.  

Our Vision
To empower educators who use their training to build equitable and inclusive learning communities in and outside of the classroom. 

Our Departments

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Childhood Education & Literacy

For those seeking to become teachers in grades 1-6, including teacher-candidates with bilingual skills.

Adolescence Education professor Xavier Marechaux

Adolescence Education

For those seeking to become teachers in grades 7-12.

Professor Cale Teaching

Exceptional Education and Learning

For those seeking to teach students with disabilities in grades 1-6, including teacher-candidates with bilingual skills.

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