School of Education

The SUNY Old Westbury School of Education offers 28 academic programs offering bachelor's and master's degrees and meeting both initial and professional certification requirements of the State of New York.  See the Undergraduate Programs and Graduate Programs pages to learn more about specific degrees that are offered.

These programs have been recognized as being among the strongest in the nation and are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.  The Old Westbury degree programs provide professional courses and extensive field experience, including student teaching.  All courses are designed so that students achieve competencies that have been identified by local school district personnel and prescribed by the New York State Education Department.

The School’s accomplished faculty members pursue research and scholarship activities that expand the frontiers of knowledge in their areas of expertise. Their cutting-edge research enriches and informs classroom teaching and their achievements gain national and international recognition.

Nancy Brown 
Dean, School of Education


Secretary, School of Education
(516) 876-3275