Contact Information

Graduate Education
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Kellenberg Hall, K-326
Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002 516.323.3115

Childhood Education (1-6)

Childhood Education (1-6) - Initial Certification - M.S.

  • New York State registered program code: 25663
  • HEGIS Code: 0802.00 {Elementary Education, General}
  • Certification with NY State is for Initial Certification in Childhood Education.

Required Courses (36 credits):

Credits

EDU 502

Theoretical Foundations and Teaching Practices of Regular and Special Education for Birth- Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12

3

EDU 503

Science Curriculum and Methods for Childhood Diverse Learners Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6

3

EDU 504

Interdisciplinary Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, and Middle Childhood Teaching Methods for Diverse Learners

3

EDU 505

Advanced Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Inclusive Early Childhood, Childhood and Middle Childhood Classrooms

3

EDU506A

Childhood Integrated Language Arts and Reading for the Inclusive Classroom of Diverse Learners in Early Childhood and Childhood settings

6

EDU 509

Curriculum andd Methods of Teaching Social Studies in Birth-Grade 2, Childhood and Middle School Inclusive Classrooms

3

EDU 513

Meeting the Needs of Culturally Diverse Students in Inclusive Classrooms in Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12

3

Complete either EDU 521 or EDU 522*:

3

EDU 521

Technology for Inclusive Classroom Teachers Birth-2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12

*

OR

 

EDU 522

Advanced Design Technology for Inclusive Classroom Teachers

*

EDU 537

Edu500

Diverse Abilities and Needs of Students in Inclusive Classrooms Birth-2, Childhood 1-6, and Adolescence 7-12

Apprentice field experience in early childhood/childhood inclusive clasrooms (40 hours)

3

0

EDU 550A

Pre-Professional Childhood Field Experiences in Inclusive Classrooms

0

EDU 551A

Student Teaching Childhood (Grades 1-3)

3

EDU 552A

Student Teaching Childhood (Grades 4-6)

3

EDU 553A

Student Teaching Seminar - Early Childhood (Birth-Grade 2) and Childhood 1-6

0

Total Credits Required:

36

A total of 100 hours of observation/participation in a field school are required prior to beginning student teaching. *Designed for candidates who have classroom teaching experience and are knowledgeable in technology

All candidates are required by NYSED to have experience in a "high-needs" school setting. These schools/districts are designated as such by NYSED.