Education Departments

The School of Education is approved by the New York State Education Department and is a proud member of American Association of Quality Educator Preparation (AAQEP). The School of Education is currently engaged in a process that is expected to result in AAQEP accreditation in the Fall of 2021.

The School of Education is comprised of three academic departments

  • Adolescence Education:  Provides instruction and preparation for those seeking to become teachers in grades 7-12.
  • Childhood Education and Literacy:  Provides instruction and preparation for those seeking to become teachers in grades 1-6, including teacher-candidates with bilingual skills.
  • Exceptional Education and Learning:  Provides instruction and preparation for those seeking to teach students with special needs within grades 1-6, including teacher-candidates with bilingual skills.