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Registration deadline: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus crisis, Spring 2021 registration will only be available ...
Registration deadline: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2021
PLE AS E NOT E : Due to the coronavirus crisis, Spring 2021 registration
will only be available online at www.uft.org. See pages 3-4 for instructions.
Registration deadline: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus crisis, Spring 2021 registration will only be available ...
Table of Contents
 Registration Information and Instructions�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 3-4
 General Information � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������5
 Promoting Professionalism • Getting Credit�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������6
 College Fair Information�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 7
 SPRING 2021 Calendar����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������8

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS
 COLLEGE OF MOUNT SAINT VINCENT: Master of Science in TESOL�������������������������������������������������� 10
 MERCY COLLEGE:
  Master of Science in Education� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������12
  Master of Science in TESOL�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������12
  Master of Science in Teaching Literacy � ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������14
 NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY:
  Master of Science in Instructional Technology (MSIT)� ����������������������������������������������������������������������14
  Master of Science in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6��������������������������������������������������������������������15
  Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 2���������������������������������������������������������16
  Master of Arts in Teaching��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 17
  Middle School Certification Extensions ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 17
  Master of Science in School Counseling (Guidance)������������������������������������������������������������������������19
                                                                                                                                                          United Federation of Teachers
 TOURO COLLEGE: Master of Science in Education and Special Education� ������������������������������������������� 22
                                                                                                                                                            EDUCATIONAL
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
 BROOKLYN COLLEGE������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������26
 MERCY COLLEGE ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������26
                                                                                                                                                             PROGRAMS
 NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY����������������������������������������������������������������������� 27
 NYIT/NCDA  � ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 27
 NYSUT COLLEGE PARTNERS � ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������28
GRADUATE EDUCATION COURSES
 GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES Assessment • Early Childhood Education • Math Education • TESOL����� 30
 SPECIAL EDUCATION COURSES Teaching Strategies� �������������������������������������������������������������������� 30
                                                                                                                                                           UNITED FEDERATION OF TEACHERS
ONLINE GRADUATE EDUCATION COURSES                                                                                                                                     OFFICERS:
 Achievement and Growth � ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32
 Adolescent Development � ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32                           Michael Mulgrew
                                                                                                                                                                       PRESIDENT
 Behavior Analysis � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32
 Bilingual Education � ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 32                         LeRoy Barr
 Bullying � ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33                     SECRETARY

 Early Childhood����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33                          Debra Penny
 Guidance/Special Education������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33                                TREASURER
 Innovation������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 34                        Michael Sill
 Instructional Strategies � ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 34                     ASSISTANT SECRETARY
 Literacy � ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 35                   Thomas Brown
 Math Education� ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 35                      ASSISTANT TREASURER
 Middle-Level Education������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36                            VICE PRESIDENTS:
 Reading��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36                        Karen Alford
 Special Education � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 37                      Evelyn DeJesus
 Student Development��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 38                            MaryJo Ginese
 Teaching & Brain Research��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 38                            Anne Goldman
 Teaching Strategies������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 38                          Janella Hinds
                                                                                                                                                                   Richard Mantell
UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE COURSES                                                                                                                                     Sterling Roberson­­­­
 ST. FRANCIS COLLEGE Secretarial Courses for Licensing � ����������������������������������������������������������������41
 PARAPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION Career Ladder Program � ������������������������������������������������������������41
                                                                                                                                                              COLLEGE COURSE PROGRAM
WORKSHOPS                                                                                                                                                          Laurie Hallick
 Elementary School Workshops • Middle School Workshops����������������������������������������������������������������������������45                                COORDINATOR
 High School Workshops • Stress Management Workshops�����������������������������������������������������������������������������46
                                                                                                                                                                      Ron Isaac
 MANDATED WORKSHOPS FOR NEW TEACHERS                                                                                                                                    EDITOR
  Child Abuse Recognition • The Needs of Children with Autism
  Violence Prevention • DASA Anti-Bullying����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 47                 Frango Akrivos
                                                                                                                                                                    DESIGN & LAYOUT
PEER INTERVENTIONPROGRAM                                                                                                                                           Cathy Mozyck
 Peer Intervention Program information����������������������������������������������������������������������� 24                                                  DATA MANAGEMENT

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Registration Procedures
                                                                                                           COVID-19 pandemic:
“T” COURSES
ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR UFT MEMBERS:
   Register through the union’s Website: www.uft.org. See online registration instructions on page 4.
                                                                                                           SAFETY FIRST
   The UFT Course Program is not responsible for any errors in online registration. If you are
   having difficulty registering, please call 212-475-3737 for assistance.
ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR NON-MEMBERS:                                                                       Please know that the UFT and
   Non-members should call 212-475-3737 for registration assistance.                                       our collaborating colleges are
REGISTRATION FEE:                                                                                          committed to the health and safety
   $50 payable by credit card (Visa or MasterCard only). No cash will be accepted.                         of our members, our instructors
   Registration fees are never refundable unless the UFT Course Program cancels the course.
                                                                                                           and their families. Our goal is to
TUITION PAYMENT:
   Instructions for tuition payment will be given at the first class. Tuition is payable by check, money
                                                                                                           maintain a safe workplace and
   order or credit card. Visa and MasterCard are accepted by Brooklyn College, College                     encourage practices that protect
   of Mount Saint Vincent and New York Institute of Technology. Touro College will email                   public health.
   payment instructions to students. No cash will be accepted.
                                                                                                           Given the rapid spread of
WITHDRAWALS:
   Participants wishing to withdraw from “T” courses before the first class must notify the                COVID-19 and upon guidance
   UFT Course Program in writing. Once classes begin, participants must notify the college in              from the NYS Department of
   writing to avoid academic consequences. Refunds are made at the college’s discretion.                   Health, we are working to stay
    BILLING ISSUES: Call a UFT Course Program assistant at 212-475-3737 during business hours.             vigilant and err on the side of
                                                                                                           minimizing risks.

“E” COURSES                                                                                                For that reason, we and the
                                                                                                           partnering colleges will be
REGISTRATION FEE:                                                                                          prepared to run site-based
   Credit-card payments will be accepted only for the TOTAL tuition (including $50 non-                    coursework remotely until a
   refundable fee), which will be charged two weeks prior to course start date.
                                                                                                           time that we can safely return
TUITION PAYMENT:                                                                                           to face-to-face meetings. Each
   Tuition for graduate courses is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active
   dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822). (Tuition for undergraduate courses varies.)             course is listed with a location,
   Students must register online at NYSUT’s Web site — http://elt.nysut.org — by credit card               but participants should refer to
   (American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa).                                                       instructors regarding alternative
ONLINE COURSE TUITION PAYMENT:                                                                             delivery.
   Payment will be charged two weeks prior to course start date. No refunds can be made once
   the course begins.                                                                                      You will continue to receive
TEXTBOOKS:                                                                                                 updates regarding the status of
   Textbooks for ELT courses must be purchased before the class start date directly via a                  remote/face-to-face courses.
   bookstore of the student’s choice. For a list of required texts, please visit http://elt.nysut.org.
WITHDRAWAL & REFUND POLICY:
   If a course is canceled by ELT, all paid tuition is 100% refundable.
Withdrawing from classroom courses:                    Withdrawing from online courses:
                                                                                                           All registration
• Participants who withdraw prior to the               • Participants who withdraw prior to the            will take place online.
  course start date will be charged a $50                course start date will be charged a $50
  administrative fee.                                    administrative fee.                               Mail in and in-person
• P
   articipants who withdraw at the end of             • P
                                                          articipants who withdraw within the first
  the first class will receive a refund of paid          two weeks of class will be refunded half of       registration will not
  tuition, less the $50 administrative fee.              paid tuition.                                     be available for
• Participants who withdraw prior to the               • Participants who withdraw prior to the
  course start date must send fax to NYSUT               course start date must send a fax to
                                                                                                           SPRING 2021 courses.
  ELT at (518) 213-6456.                                 NYSUT ELT at (518) 213-6456.                      If you need assistance
• P
   articipants who withdraw at the end of             • Participants
                                                                     who withdraw at the end of
  the first class must inform NYSUT ELT (see             the first class must inform NYSUT ELT (see        with registration, please call
  above) as well as their instructor.                    above) as well as their instructor.               212-475-3737.
• No refunds will be given after the second            • No refunds will be given after the second
  class.                                                 week.                                             Online registration is available only to
                                                                                                           UFT members. Non-members, may
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                                                                                                                                    SPRING  2021
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Online Registration Instructions
               PLEASE NOTE: All registration must take place online

 “T” COURSES                                                  “E” COURSES
To register for a course please use the                        To register for a course please use the
following directions:                                          following directions:
1. Go to www.uft.org                                           1. Go to http://elt.nysut.org.
2. Under the Teaching tab click “Professional                  2. Click on “Search Course” located on the
   Development”                                                   left-side tool bar.
3. Click Courses and Workshops                                 3. To locate the course for which you wish to
4. On the top right hand corner of the page                       register, for you can:
   click “Log In/Sign Up” If you do not have                        •T
                                                                      ype UFT Code number (ie E14.1) in the
   an account you will be prompted to create                         Search Terms Box; or
   an account
                                                                    •S
                                                                      elect “New York City” from the drop
5. If you already have an account go halfway                         down box (located under Search Terms
   down the page click “Access The Online                            Box and has a magnifying glass symbol)
   Catalog And Registration”
                                                               4. Select your course and click the “Enroll”
6. Click College Course SPRING 2021                               button at the bottom.
7. Choose the College
                                                               5.	Returning users should use their existing
10. Choose the course and section and click                        accounts (if previously set up by the UFT,
    on the course number for example T000.1                        your log-in is your email address and your
                                                                   password is “nysutelt”).
11. Click “Sign Up”
                                                               6. New users will create a new account in
12. Then click either “Continue Shopping” to
                                                                  MLP.
    add a course or “Proceed to Checkout”
                                                               7.	Credit cards will be charged two weeks
14. Complete registration by entering your
                                                                   prior to the start date of the course.
    credit card. The $50 registration will be
    charged. Tuition will be paid directly to the
    college.

                                              Keep a record of your
                                                                                      If you are a person with
      REGISTRATION                           selection with all of the
                                              relevant information:                   a disability and need
        DEADLINE:                       UFT code, college course number,
                                     location, class times and starting date.
                                                                                      special accommodations,
                                                                                      please notify us in writing
     FEB. 5, 2021                                  See page 3
                                          for registration procedures.
                                                                                      during registration.

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READ CAREFULLY                                                     G
                                                                         eneral Information
                                                                         Please read carefully and keep as a reference
 All teachers seeking to matriculate
 in any college’s master’s degree
 program must apply directly to the                    ⊲ Course listings are grouped by category: master’s degree programs; certificate pro-
                                                         grams; post-master’s programs; graduate general education; graduate special education;
 college, meet all requirements and
                                                         graduate online education; and undergraduate. Subject areas are arranged alphabetical-
 be accepted by that college.                            ly in each category. There are also separate listings for secretaries; paraprofessionals;
 Each college has discretion over                        UFT workshops on child abuse recognition, the needs of children with autism, and vio-
 which courses, if any, will be accepted                 lence prevention; free UFT-sponsored stress-management workshops (Spring and Fall
 toward one of its master’s degrees,                     semesters only); and the Peer Intervention Program for tenured members who need one-
                                                         on-one help in perfecting professional skills.
 and also how many courses students
 are required to take on campus.                       ⊲ The UFT Course Program and the NYSUT Education and Learning Trust offer master’s
                                                         degree courses in education from various area colleges to assist teachers in obtaining
 A college may or may not accept                         initial and professional/permanent certification. See the “Master’s Degree Programs” sec-
 UFT-sponsored courses that are not                      tion beginning on page 9.
 part of a particular master’s degree                  ⊲ Registration for SPRING 2021 courses will only take place online. Instructions for on-
 program. Be sure to check with the                      line registration can be found on page 4.
 college so that your efforts are not                  ⊲ Colleges and universities will not allow students to continue as non-matriculants af-
 wasted.                                                 ter 6, 9 or 12 credits,depending on their policies. Please check by calling the college’s
 The master’s degree descriptions                        education department. If you are seeking a master’s through the UFT Course Program,
 listed here are presented to                            this information is listed in the college description under “Master’s Degree Programs”
                                                         beginning on page 9 of this catalog.
 highlight each particular program’s
                                                       ⊲ Registration fees are not refundable unless the course is canceled by the UFT Course
 requirements, but are not meant
                                                         Program.
 to substitute for the college’s own
                                                       ⊲ The deadline for receipt of registration fees is Friday, February 5, 2021. Keep a copy of
 catalog.                                                your registration receipt for your records.
 It is highly recommended that you
                                                       ⊲ Some courses may have different meeting times and dates. Please read all starting
 obtain a college catalog for admission                  dates carefully. Instructors will provide a course schedule at the first class meeting.
 policies and proce­dural information.
                                                       ⊲ Course schedules and offerings are subject to cancellation based on registration.

                                                         Instructions for tuition payment will be available at the first class.
    HOW TO GET IN TOUCH                                    If tuition is not paid on time, some colleges impose a late fee.
 The UFT Educational Programs, including                          This may be up to $100 or more, and is determined
 NYSUT/ELT and the UFT Course Program,                                           by each college’s policy.
 are located at 52 Broadway (near Wall
 Street), New York, NY 10004. Please direct            ⊲ If you drop a course after attending the first session, a     portion of your tuition may
 all mail and inquiries to that location.                be refunded after the UFT Course Program and the college offering the course receive
 You can also call 212-475-3737 and                      written notification of your decision. The refund will be pro-rated in accordance with the
                                                         established college/program policy. Processing refunds takes at least six weeks.
 ask to speak with a NYSUT/ELT or UFT
 Course Program assistant. Please have                 ⊲ Bounced checksfor tuition payments will be returned by banks with an administrative fee
 the following information ready when you                set by the individual college/program. To maintain registration in the course, replace­ment
                                                         payments must be made immediately with a certified check or money order only.
 call: UFT code, title and location of your
 course.                                               ⊲ Photo ID is required for admission to courses at public schools and UFT borough offices.

 For specific information on degree or
 certificate programs, please consult the
 college’s catalog and call the contact
                                                          IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING
 person listed at the UFT Course Program,                DEGREE & CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
 NYSUT/ELT or the participating college.                Descriptions of degree and certificate programs
                                                        have been provided to the UFT Course Program                         PROOF OF
                                                        by the collaborating colleges or universities.                     IMMUNIZATION
 NOTE: All courses, locations, dates, times and tui-    Any problems, issues or concerns regarding this                      REQUIRED
 tions may change without notice. The UFT Course        information or your academic status must be                  S tudents born on or after Jan. 1,
 Program strives to offer the most current infor-       addressed there and not to the UFT. The UFT                   1957 are required to provide the
 mation available before each issue’s publication                                                                     college with proof of immuniza-
                                                        Course Program does not grant credit; only the
 deadline, but cannot be held responsible for any                                                                     tion from measles, mumps and
                                                        collaborating colleges and universities can do so.            rubella by the start of classes.
 later changes.

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                    romoting Professionalism
                   UFT Educational Programs lead the way

­­­­When it comes to expanding the knowledge and skills of UFT            of child abuse and learning how to report it; another is on preventing
    members, no one does it better than the UFT Educational Programs.     violence in schools; the third is on the needs of children with autism;
    They include:                                                         and the fourth is on prevention and intervention against bullying.
                                                                          Visit www.uft.org for workshop scheduling.
⊲   UFT Teacher Center.
⊲   NYSUT Education and Learning Trust.                                   Knowing how tough it can be getting through a day in our schools,
                                                                          the union’s Stress Management Workshops provide tuition-free
⊲   UFT/Department of Education Peer Intervention Program.                courses for members (Fall and Spring semesters only).
⊲   UFT Stress Management Workshops
                                                                          Finally, the union worked long and hard with the NYC Department of
    (Spring and Fall semesters only).
                                                                          Education to create the Peer Intervention Program through a section
⊲ UFT TeacherLine.                                                        in our contract. PIP helps tenured, appointed teachers improve
⊲ Mandated Workshops on:                                                  their classroom skills with confidential, one-on-one assistance in
   • Child Abuse Recognition.                                             participants’ own schools. Admission is by application only. See
   • The Needs of Children with Autism.                                   page 21 for details.
   • Violence Prevention.
   • Dignity For All Students Act (DASA): Training in
      Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Discrimination                             IMPORTANT NOTICE
      in Schools: Prevention and Intervention
                                                                                      TO ALL TEACHERS APPLYING
The NYSUT Education and Learning Trust and the UFT Course
Program offer a wide variety of no-nonsense, hands-on, credit-
                                                                                     FOR NYS INITIAL CERTIFICATION
bearing courses taught by savvy classroom teachers at sites
citywide. These courses can be used to meet state certification, to
achieve salary differentials or to enhance your professional growth.             In addition to other regulations, the state
The UFT Teacher Center also has school-based con­sultants who                    requires teachers to attend workshops on:
provide day-to-day professional support in schools throughout the
city. Through local resource centers full of instructional materials,            ⊲   Child Abuse Recognition And Reporting (two hours)
they work with individual UFT members as well as with programs and               ⊲   The Needs of Children With Autism (three hours)
entire schools, providing workshops, planning sessions, coaching
                                                                                 ⊲   Violence Prevention (two hours)
and other support activities.
New York State requires all teachers who are seeking initial                     ⊲   Dignity for All Students Act (six hours)
certification to take four workshops. One is on rec­ognizing the signs

                  Getting Credit
Here are answers to several common questions the UFT Course                   COLLEGE OF MOUNT SAINT VINCENT
Program receives:                                                              MS in TESOL
⊲ If you are in a master’s or doctoral program, you should check              MERCY COLLEGE
  with your college to verify that it will accept particular courses           MS in Education
  in this educational supplement for credit toward your degree.                MS in Teaching Literacy
⊲ Only the NYS Education Department can tell you which of these                MS in Teaching TESOL
  courses will meet your individual certification requirements.               NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
  Although the state has approved all of these courses, that                   MS in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6
  does not mean that every course will satisfy your particular                 MS in Instructional Technology
  requirements, so we urge you to contact the State Education                  MS in Adolescence Education: Specialist in Mathematics
  Department at 518-474-3901 or TCERT@mail.nysed.gov.
                                                                               MS in Adolescence Education: Specialist in Science
⊲ The NYS Education Department often updates certification                     MS in Childhood Education: Professional Certification
  requirements. Most classroom teaching certificates require                   MS in School Counseling
  three semester hours in methods of teaching reading.                         MS in School Counseling with Bilingual Extension
  Many require additional semester hours in teaching
  literacy skills. Each in­dividual evaluation form will give the             TOURO COLLEGE
  amount of literacy course work required beyond the three                     MS in Education and Special Education
  semester hours needed in methods of teaching reading.
  You may select reading courses listed in this catalog.                         It is important to note that students must apply formally
⊲ Although all of these graduate-level courses carry college credit,            to the college, meet all requirements, and be accepted for
  courses offered by the UFT Course Program do not, in and of                   matriculation into the college’s master’s degree program.
  themselves, lead to a graduate degree, with these exceptions:

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Virtual
         SPRIN G
          2021              COLLEGE FAIR
      The UFT Course Program and the NYSUT Education and Learning Trust invite you
      to reserve this important date to meet with representatives of most sponsoring
      colleges offering master’s degree programs for teachers.
      Explore all the available opportunities in low-cost, conveniently located courses
      leading to degrees in education, liberal studies, literacy, technology, TESOL,
      professional studies and educational administration.

      At this virtual college fair we have invited representatives from Brooklyn College,
      College of Mount St. Vincent, Mercy College, New York Institute of Technology, and
      Touro College to participate and provide information about the different programs
      and answers to your questions. Application packets will also be made available.

               Wednesday, January 13, 2021
                           To register, visit www.uft.org

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Session     MON              TUES             WED     THURS              FRI            SAT             SUN

      1          2/22             2/23            2/24      2/25            2/26            2/27            2/28

      2           3/1              3/2              3/3     3/4              3/5             3/6             3/7

      3           3/8             3/9              3/10     3/11            3/12            3/13            3/14

      4          3/15             3/16             3/17     3/18            3/19            4/10            3/21

      5          3/22             3/23            3/24      3/25            3/26            4/17             4/11

      6          4/5              4/6              4/7      4/8             4/9             4/24            4/18

      7          4/12            4/20              4/14     4/15            4/16             5/1            4/25

      8          4/19             4/27             4/21    4/22             4/23             5/8             5/2

      9         4/26              5/4             4/28     4/29            4/30             5/15            5/16

     10           5/3             5/11              5/5     5/6              5/7            5/22            5/23

      11         5/10             5/18             5/19    5/20             5/14             6/5             6/6

     12          5/17             5/25            5/26      5/27            5/21            6/12            6/13

     13         5/24               6/1             6/2      6/3             6/4             6/18            6/20

     14                           6/8                       6/10

     15                           6/15

HOW TO USE THIS CALENDAR                                  NO CLASSES WILL BE HELD ON THESE DATES:
Read each course listing carefully. Note the day of
the week the course runs on, the starting date and        WINTER RECESS...................................Feb. 15-19, 2021
the number of sessions scheduled.                         UFT SPRING CONFERENCE..................May 16, 2021
Then, in the table below, find that day of the week
and follow the dates that are listed in its column.       MOTHERS’ DAY.....................................May 9, 2021
                                                          MEMORIAL DAY....................................May 31, 2021
For example, a Tuesday course that starts on
2/23 and runs for 12 sessions will meet on:               FATHERS’ DAY......................................June 20, 2021
2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/18,
6/1 and 6/8.                                              ATTENTION, TOURO COLLEGE STUDENTS:
If a course doesn’t follow this sched­ule, a note will    In addition to the above dates, Touro College courses will NOT meet
be included in the description.                           on FEB. 25 and MAY 16-18 due to religious observance.
                                                          Touro courses do not meet on Friday evenings or Saturdays.
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Master’s
 Degree
Programs                     READ CAREFULLY
All teachers seeking to matriculate in           part of a particular master’s degree
any college’s master’s degree program            program. Be sure to check with the col-
must apply directly to the college, meet         lege so that your efforts are not wast-
all require­ments and be accepted by             ed. The master’s degree descriptions
that college. A college has sole discre-         listed here are presented to highlight
tion over which courses, if any, will be         each particular program’s require-
accepted toward one of its master’s              ments, but are not meant to substitute
degrees, and also how many courses               for the college’s own catalog.
you are required to take on campus.              It is highly recommended that you ob-
A college may or may not accept                  tain a college catalog for admission
UFT-sponsored courses that are not               policies and procedural information.

 PROOF OF IMMUNIZATION REQUIRED
           S tudents born on or after Jan. 1,
                                                         COLLEGE FAIR
            1957 are required to provide the             Wed., January 13, 2021
            college with proof of immuniza-                  4 – 6 p.m.
            tion from measles, mumps and                  For more details,
            rubella by the start of classes.              see page 7.
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MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

    COLLEGE OF MOUNT                                                                      Transfer credit
                                                                                            A maximum of 6 transfer credits from other colleges may be ac-
      SAINT VINCENT                                                                       cepted into the program pending departmental approval. Transfer
                                                                                          credits cannot be applied to courses required on campus and must
                                                                                          meet all criteria (see College Catalog). Only matriculated students
  M A ST E R O F S C I E N C E I N E D U CAT I O N                                        may file a transfer credit request application. Official transcripts
                                                                                          must be submitted with the transfer application.
 Descriptions of these degree and certificate programs have been provided to the          Tuition
 UFT Course Program by the collaborating college or university. Any problems, issues         Students in this program are required to complete 10 courses,
 or concerns regarding this information or your academic status must be addressed         six of which must be taken at the Mount Saint Vincent Manhattan
                                                                                          or Riverdale campus. The remaining four courses will be offered
 there, and not to the UFT. The UFT Course Program does not grant credit; only the
                                                                                          online in coordination with the UFT. On campus tuition for graduate
 collaborating colleges and universities can do so.                                       courses is $2,550 per 3-credit course. However, special discounts
                                                                                          are applied to both UFT and on-campus TESOL courses. A dis-
                                                                                          count of 50% is applied to UFT courses and your actual payment
           REGISTRATION PROCEDURES                                                        is $1,250 per course and UFT fee $50. Payment for UFT should
                                                                                          be made separately, payable to UFT/COURSES. A discount of 25%
           FOR “T” COURSES See page 4                                                     is applied to on-campus courses and your actual payment is $1,750
                                                                                          per course.
                           TUITION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
                                                                                          The following courses are online at UFT reduced tuition:
                                                                                             EDUC 507  Linguistic Analysis (Online)
                                                                                             EDUC 508  Structure of American English (Online)
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TEACHING ENGLISH                                                        EDUC 722  Teaching English as a Second Language I (Online)
TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL)                                                       EDUC 725  Teaching Across the Content Areas: Methods of
                                                                                                        TESOL, Grades PreK-12 (Online)
  The Master of Science Degree in Teaching English to Speakers                               Non-matriculated students who are seeking ESOL certifica­
of Other Languages (TESOL) at the College of Mount Saint Vin-                             tion individually or matriculated students who are taking on­line
cent is designed for teachers who hold initial certification in a                         courses visit this link and follow the prompts:
discipline other than TESOL. This program prepares prospective                               https://mountsaintvincent.edu/graduate-adult/school-
teachers of English as a New Language (ENL) students, grades                              of-professional-graduate-studies/ms-education/ms-tesol/
PreK-12. The program features quality, convenience, and low cost.                         additional-classroom-teaching-certificate-esol/
® 30 Credits (10 courses)                                                                    NOTE: Online courses have synchronous video sessions.
® 4 online courses in coordination with the UFT                                           Students must have not only internet connection but also a built-
® 6 on-campus courses at the College’s Manhattan campus                                   in camera and a microphone in their computer. Online courses are
                                                                                          offered through College Learning Management System, Canvas.
Students successfully completing this course of study will:                               https://mountsaintvincent.edu/academics/resources/computer-
® fulfill the academic requirements for initial certification in                          services/canvas/
  TESOL
                                                                                          The following courses are held at the Riverdale campus ,in a
® be recommended to the New York State Education Department
                                                                                          hybrid instruction format, at on-campus reduced tuition:
  for initial certification in TESOL, grades PreK-12.
                                                                                           EDUC 504 Cross-Cultural Communication
® document completion of 12 credits in a foreign language(s) or sign                       EDUC 506 Language, Cognitive Development, and Cultural
  language prior to program completion. Undergraduate/Graduate
                                                                                                         Diversity
  course work of equivalent credits or CLEP or NYU proficiency will
                                                                                           EDUC 605 Curriculum & Materials in TESOL
  be accepted.
                                                                                           EDUC 726 Assessment in English as a Second Language
                                                                                           EDUC 750 Supervised Practicum in TESOL: PreK-6
                                                                                           EDUC 751 Supervised Practicum in TESOL: 7-12
ADMISSION INFORMATION                                                                        NOTE: One supervised practicum in TESOL will be fulfilled at the
Prerequisite information                                                                  candidate’s current teaching location when appropriate. The addi-
                                                                                          tional level of supervised practicum will be carried out in a level-ap-
   Students who wish to matriculate into the Master of Science in
                                                                                          propriate summer ENL program. Each practicum requires 60 field
TESOL must have an initial teaching certificate in a discipline other than
TESOL.                                                                                    hours and 15 hours of practicum seminar.

   It is highly recommended that students seek advisement prior
to beginning their course of study. Contact Dr. Seonhee Cho, fac-
ulty advisor of the TESOL program, at seonhee.cho@mountsaint-
vincent.edu or call 718-405-3742.                                                                              TEXTBOOKS
Matriculation                                                                                               FOR CMSV COURSES
   Students must apply for matriculation before beginning the fourth                                For a list of required texts, please visit the
class in this program of study. The matriculation process must be
finalized before the completion of 12 credits. For information about                                 College’s online bookstore, Akademos:
application process and status, contact Charles Frank, Associate                                        http://mountsv.textbookx.com
Director of Admissions for the Graduate Studies and Enterprize
programs at charles.frank@mountsaintvincent.edu or 718-405-3269.

UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                               10                                                        SPRING 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

                                                                                      TESOL CORE COURSES
         NOTES TO ALL CMSV STUDENTS                                                   These courses are required for degree-seeking students as well.

    ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS:
    • Visit www.mountsaintvincent.edu
                                                                                      Register online at www.uft.org.
    • Go to: Admission (on the top of the page)
                                                                                      See online registration insturctions on page 4.
    • Click: Apply for Graduate Programs                                                       EDUC 507 • LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS—The College of Mount St. Vincent —The
    • Click: Apply Now                                                                         College of Mount St. Vincent • This course examines the components
    • Fill out the online application and click SUBMIT.                               of language in order to define the nature of language and the human mind.
      There is no application fee when registering online.                            Questions regarding the origin of language will be examined. The universal
                                                                                      nature of language will also be explored. An introduction to general linguistic
    Submit the following documents to Charles Frank, Admissions                       notions will be presented in this course. Focus on phonology, morphology, syn-
    for Graduate Studies, College of Mount Saint Vincent,                             tax, semantics, pragmatics, and language variations across time and space. 10
    6301 Riverdale Ave., Riverdale, NY 10471:                                         required field hours. 3 graduate credits. Tuition is $1,250 (a 50% discount from
    • All official college transcript(s) (GPA of 3.0 and above)                       the on campus price of $2,550) plus a $50 registration fee.
    • New York State Initial Certification in a discipline other than
      TESOL                                                                            UFT CODE:     T1.1                 DAY:       Mon.     TIME:     6:00p-8:45p
    • GRE or MAT score report                                                          INSTRUCTOR:   Seonhee Cho          1st CLASS: 2/22     SESSIONS: 12
    • Two letters of recommendation                                                    LOCATION:     Online via Zoom
      For course registration information only, call a course program
    assistant at the UFT, 212-475-3737.                                                        EDUC 508 • STRUCTURE OF AMERICAN ENGLISH—The College of Mount St.
                                                                                               Vincent • This course examines English grammar from a theoretical
       Late Fees: The college charges a $75 fee for late registration,
                                                                                      point of view and discusses how the different constructions that we study can
    returned checks, or credit card denial. This fee must be paid prior
                                                                                      be taught formally and informally in the ESL classroom. Although English lan-
    to registering for additional courses.
                                                                                      guage learners have not acquired English as a first language, they have access
                                                                                      to Universal Grammar, which programs human beings to understand what is
                                                                                      possible with all languages. Hence, the knowledge that we all possess, sub-
Potential graduates should be aware that since most off-campus courses end            consciously facilitates the learning of a second language when brought to con-
later than those offered on campus, a diploma might not be awarded until the          scious awareness. Prescriptive versus descriptive language will be examined
semester following the completion of course work.                                     throughout the course in light of structures to be studied and how they mani-
                                                                                      fest themselves in everyday usage. 3 graduate credits. Tuition is $1,250 (a 50%
                                                                                      discount from the on campus price of $2,550) plus a $50 registration fee.

                                                                                       UFT CODE:     T2.1                 DAY:       Wed.     TIME:     6:00p-8:45p
                                                                                       INSTRUCTOR:   Amanda Chansingh     1st CLASS: 2/24     SESSIONS: 12

   Student Debt                                                                        LOCATION:     Online

                                                                                                EDUC 722 • TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE I—The College of

  Relief Program                                                                                Mount St. Vincent • This course provides an introduction to the theoret-
                                                                                      ical foundations of second language acquisition that includes an examination
                                                                                      of theories and research findings and their applicability to classroom practice.
     AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR UFT MEMBERS                                             Course work also involves a review of relevant psycholinguistic and socio­
                                                                                      linguistic research. 3 graduate credits. Tuition is $1,250 (a 50% discount from
                                                                                      the on campus price of $2,550) plus a $50 registration fee.

                                                                                       UFT CODE:     T3.1                 DAY:       Thurs.   TIME:     6:00p-8:45p
                                                                                       INSTRUCTOR:   Erica Flores         1st CLASS: 2/25     SESSIONS: 12
                                                                                       LOCATION:     Online

                                                                                                EDUC 725 • TEACHING ACROSS THE CONTENT AREAS: METHODS OF TESOL,
                                                                                                GRADES PREK-12—The College of Mount St. Vincent • This course devel-
                                                                                      ops the skills and knowledge necessary to teach science, mathematics and
                                                                                      social studies to English Language Learners. Students will link the teaching of
                                                                                      language, content and development of strategic competence. Activities will re-
                                                                                      quire students to connect content area instruction to the New York State Learn-
                                                                                      ing Standards. 15 required field hours. 3 graduate credits. Tuition is $1,250 (a
                                                                                      50% discount from the on campus price of $2,550) plus a $50 registration fee.

              For information, visit                                                   UFT CODE:     T4.1                 DAY:       Tues.    TIME:     6:00p-8:45p
                                                                                       INSTRUCTOR:   Seonhee Cho          1st CLASS: 2/23     SESSIONS: 12
     www.uft.org/student-debt-relief-program
                                                                                       LOCATION:     Online

UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                       11                                                                       SPRING 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

                          MERCY                                                                  Once students matriculate into Mercy College, the remaining
                                                                                              course work must be completed at one of the Mercy College cam-

                         COLLEGE                                                              puses: Bronx, Manhattan, Dobbs Ferry or Yorktown, N.Y. In addi-
                                                                                              tion, courses may not be taken simultaneously through the UFT
                                                                                              and at Mercy College.

            Students who are matriculated in any Mercy College program are                    On-campus reduced tuition rate
            not eligible to take a course through NYSUT or UFT.                                 Students who enter the NYSUT/ELT master’s program at Mercy
                                                                                              College are entitled to a one-third tuition scholarship, based upon
 Descriptions of these degree and certificate programs have been provided to the              the existing tuition rate. Currently, students who are entitled to this
 UFT Course Program by the collaborating college or university. Any problems, issues          reduced tuition rate are paying $1,612 per 3-credit course. Tuition
 or concerns regarding this information or your academic status must be addressed             rates are subject to change by the college.
 there, and not to the UFT. The UFT Course Program does not grant credit; only the              NOT ALL LISTED COURSES APPLY TO EACH MASTER’S DE-
 collaborating colleges and universities can do so.
                                                                                              GREE. Consult your individual program plan to select your required
                                                                                              courses.
  REGISTRATION PROCEDURES See page 4                                                            If you have questions or need further advisement, please call
                          TUITION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE                                        Jung Kang Miller at 914-674-7333. For more information about
                                                                                              Mercy College admissions, please visit www.mercy.edu.
                  IMPORTANT INFORMATION:                                                        For registration information only, call a UFT Course Program
                                                                                              assistant at 212-475-3737.
                            Students are not eligible to register for a Mercy
 ELT is NOT                 sponsored course through NYSUT ELT or UFT if:                     MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
 responsible for                                                                              EDUCATION, BIRTH-GRADE 2
                            ® they have already completed 15 Mercy College
 reimbursement of
 tuition for students
                                credits through NYSUT ELT or UFT,                             MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION,
 who register for any
                            ® they are currently matriculated into a Mercy                    GRADES 1-6
                                College degree or Advanced Certificate Program,
 Mercy courses if           ® they are on a financial hold with Mercy College, or             Required core courses
 they meet any of
                            ® they were academically dismissed by Mercy                        EDUC 500 Educational Foundations from Diverse Perspectives
 these criteria.                College.                                                       EDUC 502 Foundations in Education for Students with
                                                                                                         Disabilities
                                                                                               EDUC 506 Educational Evaluation and Assessment from Early
                        NOTE ABOUT CERTIFICATION
                                                                                                         Childhood through Adolescence
    Upon completion of the dual certification program in Literacy, Mercy                       EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy Instruction in Early
 College will recommend candidates for New York State certification in both                              Childhood through Adolescence
               Literacy, Birth-Grade 6, and Literacy, Grades 5-12.
           ELT is not responsible for reimbursement of tuition for students                   Required core courses for Early Childhood Education,
                        who register for the same course twice.                               Birth-Grade 2
                                                                                               EDUC 513 Introduction to Early Childhood Education:
   The NYSUT Education and Learning Trust, in collaboration with                                         Foundations, Methods and Materials
Mercy College, invites you to participate in a 15-credit (maximum)                             EDUC 514 Working with Parents and Families of Children in
program designed to lead to one of several different Master of Sci-                                      Early Childhood and Childhood
ence in Education degrees from Mercy College as well as certifica-
tion from the New York State Education Department. These cours-
es may lead to a Master of Science degree and certification in one
                                                                                              MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION,
of the following programs:                                                                    GRADES 7-12
® Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 2                               Required core courses
® Master of Science in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6                                         EDUC 500 Educational Foundations from Diverse Perspectives
® Master of Science in Adolescence Education, Grades 7-12                                      EDUC 502 Foundations in Education for Students with
® Master of Science in Teaching English to Speakers of Other                                            Disabilities
    Languages (TESOL)                                                                          EDUC 506 Educational Evaluation and Assessment from Early
   Program participants have an opportunity to earn up to 15 edu-                                        Childhood through Adolescence
cation credits and apply successfully completed courses toward a                               EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy Instruction in Early
Mercy College master’s degree. NYSUT/ELT offers these courses                                            Childhood through Adolescence
as part of a diverse degree program. Tuition for graduate courses
is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to ac-                         MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN TEACHING ENGLISH
tive dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822), which includes                           TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL)
a $50 registration fee. There will be a $50 administration fee for
cancelling your participation in a class. Students will be charged 2                          Required core courses
weeks prior to the start of class.                                                             EDUC 501* Education in Today’s Schools
   Be mindful: New York State regulation (effective Fall of 2016)                              EDUC 504 Cultural Perspectives and the Teaching Learning
requires that all graduate schools of education use a standardized                                        Process
test as part of the admission process. If you are planning to ma-                              EDUC 506 Educational Evaluation and Assessment from Early
triculate into a Graduate Education Program, you will have to take                                        Childhood through Adolescence
the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) in order to meet this new                                EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy Instruction in Early
regulation.                                                                                               Childhood through Adolescence
                                                                                                                                                           CONTINUED

UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                               12                                                            SPRING 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

 EDUC 508 Theory and Practice in Bilingual Education                            MERCY COLLEGE MASTER’S
 EDUC 509 Linguistics and Language Development
 EDUC 590 The Teaching of Writing and the Writing Process                       PROGRAM COURSES
* available on campus only                                                       Register online at http://elt.nysut.org.
                                                                                 See registration instructions on page 3.
ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATION IN STUDENTS WITH
DISABILITIES – 12 CREDITS                                                                   EDUC 500 • EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS FROM DIVERSE PERSPEC-
                                                                                            TIVES—Mercy College • This course offers a critical overview of the forces
   Students who possess a BA or BS degree and an appropriate
                                                                                 (historical, legal, financial, organizational, and philosophical) that provide the
teaching certificate may apply to the NYS Education Department
for a Students with Disabilities individual certificate upon success-            foundation of education. It will allow students to examine, debate and specu-
ful completion of the required course work and satisfaction of all               late about the controversies that impact schools and teachers, now and into the
other NYSED requirements. For further information, contact Mercy                 future. These basic concepts of education are examined from the diverse per-
College or the NYSED.                                                            spectives of race, gender, disabilities, and language learners. Aspects of edu-
                                                                                 cation such as funding, instructional strategies, and due-process procedures
Required core courses
                                                                                 will be examined for their impact on social justice concerns such as equity and
 EDUC 502 Foundations in Education for Students with                            access, alternative ways of knowing, funds of knowledge, and other cultural
           Disabilities                                                          factors as they impinge on the learning process. The role of the teacher as fa-
 EDUC 546 Educational Assessment for Students with Disabilities
                                                                                 cilitator of critical thinking and as promoter of socially responsible action in the
 EDUC 531 Methods and Materials in Teaching Students with
                                                                                 society will be considered. 3 credits. Tuition for graduate courses is $1,370 per
           Disabilities, Birth-Grade 6 (ONLY) or
                                                                                 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active dues-paying UFT/NYSUT mem-
 EDUC 532 Methods and Materials in Teaching Students with
                                                                                 bers (currently $822 which includes a $50 registration fee).
           Disabilities, Grades 7-12 (ONLY)
                                                                                  UFT CODE:     E5.1                     DAY:        Wed        TIME:     4:30 pm-7:45 pm
                                                                                  INSTRUCTOR:   Cynthhia Balzaretti      1st CLASS: 2/24        SESSIONS: 13
BILINGUAL EXTENSION ADVANCED CERTIFICATE                                                        Remote Via Zoom
                                                                                  LOCATION:
– 15 CREDITS
   The NYSUT/Education and Learning Trust, in collaboration with                           EDUC 508 • THEORY AND PRACTICE IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION—Mercy Col-
Mercy College, offers a program to prepare students for a Bilingual                        lege • This course provides an examination of the historical, psycholog-
Extension Advanced Certificate. Only those students holding an ini-              ical, social, cultural, political and legal basis of current practices in the field of
tial teaching certification and a master’s degree are eligible for this          bilingual education. Educational practices and models for teaching the school
program, which may lead to professional certification, depending                 curriculum through the native language and English are included. The role of
on your credentials. Students must also complete field experiences               parents and the community in enhancing bilingual programs is emphasized. 10
at the appropriate grade level of the certificate and achieve a pass-            hours of fieldwork are required. 3 graduate credits. Tuition for graduate cours-
ing score on the Bilingual Evaluation Assessment (BEA) exam to be
                                                                                 es is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active dues-paying
eligible for certification.
                                                                                 UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822 which includes a $50 registration fee).
   If you have questions or need further advisement, please con-
                                                                                  UFT CODE:     E6.1                     DAY:        Tues.      TIME:     4:30p-7:45p
tact Jung Kang Miller at jkmiller@mercy.edu or 914-674-7333.
For more information about Mercy College admissions, please                       INSTRUCTOR:   Jay Schivcharran         1st CLASS: 2/23        SESSIONS: 13
visit www.mercy.edu.                                                              LOCATION:     Remote via Zoom
Required bilingual extension courses
           Teaching English as a Second Language
    EDUC 505*
   EDUC 508Theory and Practice in Bilingual Education
   EDUC 509Linguistics and Language Development
           Native Language Arts and Social Sciences in
    EDUC 602*
            Bilingual Education
 EDUC 604* Mathematics and Science in Bilingual Education
   Candidates without experience in a bilingual setting must have
50 hours in bilingual classroom setting.
* available on campus only

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UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                  13                                                                              SPRING 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TEACHING LITERACY,
BIRTH – GRADE 12 (33 CREDITS)                                                           NEW YORK INSTITUTE
   Mercy College, in conjunction with the NYSUT Education and                             OF TECHNOLOGY
Learning Trust (NYSUT/ELT), is offering a Master of Science degree
in Teaching Literacy. Upon successful completion of the program,                                MASTER DEGREES IN:
all students may be eligible for the Literacy, Birth-Grade 6, or the
Literacy, Grades 5-12.                                                                      INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY;
Prerequisite for admission:                                                                EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION;
    Students entering the Master of Science in Literacy program                     CHILDHOOD EDUCATION; ADOLESCENT EDUCATION;
must have a provisional or initial teaching certificate in another cer-                       AND SCHOOL COUNSELING
tificate title, prior to registering for these NYSUT courses.
    Initially, non-matriculated students must take five courses at                   Descriptions of these degree and certificate programs have been provided to the
$1,370 per 3-credit graduate course. A discount of 40% is appli-                     UFT Course Program by the collaborating college or university. Any problems, issues
                                                                                     or concerns regarding this information or your academic status must be addressed
cable to active dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently
                                                                                     there, and not to the UFT. The UFT Course Program does not grant credit; only the
$822),which includes a $50 registration fee.                                         collaborating colleges and universities can do so.
Required core courses (for all MS in Teaching Literacy programs)
 EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy in Early Childhood through
           Adolescence
                                                                                        REGISTRATION PROCEDURES See page 3
 EDUC 561 Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities                                                TUITION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Teaching Literacy, Birth-Grade 6, and Teaching Literacy,
Birth-Grade 12                                                                                        IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT
 EDUC 522 Language Development and Literacy Acquisition
                                                                                                    NYIT’S MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS
 EDUC 591 Child and Adolescent Literature                                              College advisement for all NYIT graduate programs is available at UFT
 EDUC 590 The Teaching of Writing and the Writing Process                              Headquarters during the College Fair (see page 7), or by contacting
MATRICULATION                                                                           the program contact person listed under each program to schedule
   Upon completing the five courses listed, students must apply                         an appointment. Students who have completed 9 credits must contact
for matriculation to Mercy College. The remaining course work of                        the college before registering for courses. For general program infor-
18 credits will be offered at Mercy College’s Bronx, Manhattan or                       mation, call NYIT at 212-261-1515 or 516-686-7777; you may also visit
Dobbs Ferry campuses. Students are offered a one-third tuition dis-                     www.nyit.edu/education.
count, based on the full tuition rate upon matriculation. Currently,
this reduced rate is $1,612 per 3-credit course. Tuition rates are                  Potential graduates should be aware that since most off-campus courses end
subject to change by the college.                                                   later than those offered on campus, a diploma might not be awarded until the
                                                                                    semester following the completion of course work.
   If you have questions or need further advisement, please con-
tact Jung Kang Miller, Associate Professor/Chairperson of Literacy                                                  Up to 40 CTLE hours may be
and Multilingual Studies at jkmiller@mercy.edu or 914-674-7333.                                                     provided for NYIT courses.
For more information about Mercy College admissions, please
visit www.mercy.edu. For registration information only, call a UFT                  MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INSTRUCTIONAL
Course Program assistant at 212-475-3737.                                          TECHNOLOGY FOR EDUCATORS (MSIT) – 33 CREDITS
                                                                                    Requirements for admission to the MSIT master’s program
                            MEMBER
                                                                                    ® 3.0 undergraduate average for full matriculation; and NYS
                            ASSISTANCE                                                certification;
                            PROGRAM                                                 ® GRE/MAT exam (or completed master’s degree)
 MAP provides short-term counseling
                                                                                    Required foundation/professional core courses
 to in-service UFT members
 for work-related and personal issues.                                               EDIT 603       Foundations I: Philosophy and Technology of
                                                                                                     Education
 Professional mental-health staff is available
                                                                                        EDIT 608    Curriculum Design and Development
 for confidential and free services.
                                                                                        EDIT 618    Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology
 What services does MAP provide?                                                        EDIT 605    Instructional Applications of the Internet
  In-office scheduled MAP appointments available:                                       EDIT 610    Multimedia/Authoring
        Short-term individual counseling                                               EDIT 695    Field Experience Practicum and Seminar
        Peer support group for bereavement                                         Required pedagogical applications
  Referrals to appropriate outside services
                                                                                     EDIT 614       Language Arts and Technology
  including:
                                                                                     EDIT 624       Math, Science and Technology I (math focus)
        Mental health
                                                                                     EDIT 623       Math, Science and Technology II (science focus)
        Substance use
        Eating and gambling disorders                                              Elective
        Trauma, bereavement and loss               50 Broadway, Suite 904           EDIT 663       Educational Use of Social Media
        Domestic violence                           New York, NY 10004
        Legal and financial counseling              Phone: 212-701-9620            Pedagogical application
        Housing issues                             Email: mapinfo@uft.org
                                                                                     EDIT 690       Assessment and Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                              CONTINUED

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MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MSIT                                                      MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION,
FOR EDUCATORS PROGRAM                                                       GRADES 1-6 (MSCHED)
                                                                            45 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION
   This master’s program in Instructional Technology develops ex-
pertise in the use of leading-edge media and technology for teach-
ing and learning. Graduates of the program become master teach-                        Upon completion of all NYS certification requirements,
ers in P–12 classrooms, or school or district instructional technology                 this program leads to a master’s degree and eligibility for
leaders, staff developers and curriculum designers. Initial courses                    NYS Initial Certification in Childhood Education, Grades
enhance teachers’ expertise with a wide range of media and ap-              1-6. The program facilitates the development of an understanding
plications and set the stage for understanding how instructional            of child development; curriculum design; effective instructional
technology can fulfill its potential to Entice, Encourage, Enable and       practices to teach all children; and the integration of technology in
Empower learners. Building on theories of learning, motivation and          teaching and learning.
curriculum design, teachers next learn to apply newly developed             For initial certification, all applicants to the program must
technology skills in language arts, social studies, math, science and       ® have an earned bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.0* and a
technology curricular content. An innovative action research proj-            major or its equivalent (minimum of 30-credit concentration)
ect caps the experience as participants join the small number of              in biology, chemistry, economics, English, social studies,
certified educational technology specialists in New York State.               history, life science, mathematics, physics, psychology, or
About the Instructional Technology program:                                   interdisciplinary arts and sciences;
® Aligned with the latest National Educational Technology                   ® have completed 6 credits in each of the following college-
  Standards (NETS) for Coaches from the International Society                 level courses: English, social studies, science, mathematics, a
  for Technology in Education (ISTE)                                          language other than English and a form of creative expression.
® Candidates are prepared to be coaches and professional                      Qualified candidates will be able to make up deficits in up to
  developers who design and provide building- and district-level              two areas before completion of the program;
  PD using instructional technologies                                       ® GRE/MAT exam
® Degree requirements have been streamlined (33 credits) and                ® personal statement
  total tuition costs remain competitive                                    ® 2 letters of recommendation
® All courses have been updated to meet the latest curricular
  standards and reflect cutting-edge approaches to using                    * Students with a GPA of less than 3.0 require special advisement.
  technology in diverse K-12 classrooms
                                                                            Foundation Courses:
® New elective courses are now available
® State required field experience hours (50) are consolidated into             EDPC 603        Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology of Education
  a new Practicum and Seminar course                                           EDPC 605        Curriculum Design and Development
The program offers:                                                            EDPC 610        Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology
                                                                               EDPC 615        Human Growths and Development B-Grade 6
® A 33-credit Master of Science degree in Instructional
   Technology                                                               Technology Core:
® Eligibility for NYS certification as an Educational Technology             EDPC 664 Institutes in Education
   Specialist                                                               Literacy Core:
® Eligibility for permanent or professional certification in first
                                                                             EDLI 635          Theory and Practice of Literacy Instruction
   certificate area
                                                                             EDLI 636          Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy Disorders
® Opportunity to become proficient in the use of leading-edge
   technology                                                               Content Core:
® Professional development for leadership in applying                          EDLA 615        English Language Arts and Technology
   educational technology                                                      EDSS 620        Social Studies and Technology
® Experience with tools for problem-solving and communication                  EDMA 625        Math, Science and Technology I
   in the PreK-12 setting                                                      EDSC 626        Math, Science and Technology II
® Expertise in integrating technology and standards in the PreK-            Student Teaching:
   12 curriculum                                                             EDPC 695 Student Teaching and Seminar
® Exciting learning environments with practitioner instructional             EDPC 696 Teacher Education Capstone
   technology faculty
® Option for non-certified educators/others interested in                     College advisement for the MSCHED program is mandatory.
   technology in teaching and learning                                      For further information contact Elizabeth Pirri at epirri@nyit.edu,
                                                                            or call 516-686-4931.                                     CONTINUED
  For further details, contact Erin Fabian of NYIT at efabian@
nyit.edu, or call 212-261-1529 for an appointment.

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