Registration deadline: FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus crisis, Summer 2021 registration will only be available online ...

 
Registration deadline: FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus crisis, Summer 2021 registration will only be available online ...
Registration deadline: FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2021
PLE AS E NOT E : Due to the coronavirus crisis, Summer 2021 registration
will only be available online at www.uft.org. See pages 3-4 for instructions.
Registration deadline: FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus crisis, Summer 2021 registration will only be available online ...
Table of Contents
 Registration Information and Instructions�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 3-4
 General Information � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������5
 Promoting Professionalism • Getting Credit�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������6
 College Fair Information�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 7
 SUMMER 2021 Calendar��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������8

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS
 MERCY COLLEGE:
  Master of Science in Education� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 10
  Master of Science in TESOL������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 11
  Master of Science in Teaching Literacy � ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 11
 NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY:
  Master of Science in Instructional Technology (MSIT)� ����������������������������������������������������������������������12
  Master of Science in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6��������������������������������������������������������������������13
  Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 2���������������������������������������������������������14
  Master of Arts in Teaching���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������14                  United Federation of Teachers
                                                                                                                                                            EDUCATIONAL
  Middle School Certification Extensions ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������14
  Master of Science in School Counseling (Guidance)������������������������������������������������������������������������16
 TOURO COLLEGE: Master of Science in Education and Special Education� ������������������������������������������� 18
                                                                                                                                                             PROGRAMS
CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
 BROOKLYN COLLEGE������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������22
 MERCY COLLEGE ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������24
 NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY�����������������������������������������������������������������������24
 NYIT/NCDA  � ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������24
 NYSUT COLLEGE PARTNERS � ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������25
                                                                                                                                                           UNITED FEDERATION OF TEACHERS
GRADUATE EDUCATION COURSES
 GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES Assessment • Early Childhood Education • Math Education • TESOL����� 27                                                                   OFFICERS:
 SPECIAL EDUCATION COURSES Teaching Strategies � �������������������������������������������������������������������� 27                                          Michael Mulgrew
                                                                                                                                                                       PRESIDENT
ONLINE GRADUATE EDUCATION COURSES                                                                                                                                     LeRoy Barr
 Achievement and Growth � ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 29                              SECRETARY

 Adolescent Development � ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 29                             Debra Penny
                                                                                                                                                                      TREASURER
 Behavior Analysis � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 29
 Bilingual Education � ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������29
                                                                                                                                                                     Michael Sill
                                                                                                                                                                  ASSISTANT SECRETARY
 Bullying � ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30
                                                                                                                                                                    Thomas Brown
 Early Childhood����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30                       ASSISTANT TREASURER
 Guidance/Special Education������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30                              VICE PRESIDENTS:
 Innovation�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������31                        Karen Alford
 Instructional Strategies � ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������31                      Evelyn DeJesus
 Literacy � ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32
                                                                                                                                                                   MaryJo Ginese
                                                                                                                                                                   Anne Goldman
 Math Education� ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32
                                                                                                                                                                    Janella Hinds
 Middle-Level Education������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33                           Richard Mantell
 Reading��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33                     Sterling Roberson­­­­
 Special Education � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 34
 Student Development��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 35                       COLLEGE COURSE PROGRAM
 Teaching & Brain Research��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 35                             Laurie Hallick
 Teaching Strategies������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 35                           COORDINATOR

                                                                                                                                                                      Ron Isaac
UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE COURSES                                                                                                                                           EDITOR
 ST. FRANCIS COLLEGE Secretarial Courses for Licensing � ��������������������������������������������������������������� 38                                        Frango Akrivos
                                                                                                                                                                    DESIGN & LAYOUT
PEER INTERVENTIONPROGRAM                                                                                                                                           Cathy Mozyck
 Peer Intervention Program information����������������������������������������������������������������������� 38                                                  DATA MANAGEMENT

UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                                                                 2                                                               SUMMER 2021
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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
• Participants who withdraw at the end of             • Participants 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
                                                                                                           SUMMER 2021 courses.
   ELT at (518) 213-6456.                                 NYSUT ELT at (518) 213-6456.                     If you need assistance
• Participants 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
UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                       3                          call the number aboveSUMMER
                                                                                                                                   for assistance.
                                                                                                                                            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                        • Type UFT Code number (ie Exx.1) in the
   an account you will be prompted to create                           Search Terms Box; or
   an account
                                                                    • Select “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 SUMMER 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
    JUNE 11, 2021                                  See page 3
                                          for registration procedures.
                                                                                      during registration.

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READ CAREFULLY                                                      General 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 SUMMER 2021 courses will only take place online. Instructions for
 program. Be sure to check with the                      online 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, June 11, 2021. Keep a copy of your
 catalog.                                                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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Promoting 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 38 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                   MERCY COLLEGE
Program receives:                                                              MS in Education
⊲ If you are in a master’s or doctoral program, you should check               MS in Teaching Literacy
  with your college to verify that it will accept particular courses           MS in Teaching TESOL
  in this educational supplement for credit toward your degree.
                                                                              NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
⊲ Only the NYS Education Department can tell you which of these
  courses will meet your individual certification requirements.                MS in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6
  Although the state has approved all of these courses, that                   MS in Instructional Technology
  does not mean that every course will satisfy your particular                 MS in Adolescence Education: Specialist in Mathematics
  requirements, so we urge you to contact the State Education
                                                                               MS in Adolescence Education: Specialist in Science
  Department at 518-474-3901 or TCERT@mail.nysed.gov.
                                                                               MS in Childhood Education: Professional Certification
⊲ The NYS Education Department often updates certification
                                                                               MS in School Counseling
  requirements. Most classroom teaching certificates require
  three semester hours in methods of teaching reading.                         MS in School Counseling with Bilingual Extension
  Many require additional semester hours in teaching
                                                                              TOURO COLLEGE
  literacy skills. Each in­dividual evaluation form will give the
  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
           FALL
           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,
      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.

                         Visit www.uft.org in August 2021
                                 for information

Need More Information?                                                            NEW
UFT TEACHER CENTER                    PEER INTERVENTION PROGRAM           UNION PHONE
212-475-3737                          212-844-0600                             NUMBERS
UFT COURSE PROGRAM &                  pip@uft.org                                 DOE members
NYSUT EDUCATION AND LEARNING TRUST    NEEDS OF CHILDREN WITH                      212-331-6311
212-475-3737                          AUTISM WORKSHOPS                           DOE functional
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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,
                                  1957 are required to provide the
                                  college with proof of immuniza-
                                  tion from measles, mumps and
                                  rubella by the start of classes.
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MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

                                                          MERCY COLLEGE
            Students who are matriculated in any Mercy College                                               IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
            program are not eligible to take a course through
                                                                                                                        Students are not eligible to register for a Mercy
            NYSUT or UFT.                                                                                               sponsored course through NYSUT ELT or UFT if:
                                                                                              ELT is NOT
 Descriptions of these degree and certificate programs have been provided to the              responsible for           ® they have already completed 15 Mercy College
 UFT Course Program by the collaborating college or university. Any problems, issues          reimbursement of             credits through NYSUT ELT or UFT,
 or concerns regarding this information or your academic status must be addressed             tuition for students      ® they are currently matriculated into a Mercy
 there, and not to the UFT. The UFT Course Program does not grant credit; only the            who register for any         College degree or Advanced Certificate Program,
 collaborating colleges and universities can do so.                                           Mercy courses if
                                                                                              they meet any of          ® they are on a financial hold with Mercy College, or
                                                                                              these criteria.           ® they were academically dismissed by Mercy
                        NOTE ABOUT CERTIFICATION                                                                           College.
    Upon completion of the dual certification program in Literacy, Mercy
 College will recommend candidates for New York State certification in both
               Literacy, Birth-Grade 6, and Literacy, Grades 5-12.
                                                                                               REGISTRATION PROCEDURES See page 4
           ELT is not responsible for reimbursement of tuition for students                                           TUITION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
                        who register for the same course twice.

   The NYSUT Education and Learning Trust, in collaboration with                          GREE. Consult your individual program plan to select your required
Mercy College, invites you to participate in a 15-credit (maximum)                        courses.
program designed to lead to one of several different Master of Sci-                          If you have questions or need further advisement, please con-
ence in Education degrees from Mercy College as well as certifica-                        tact J.K. Miller at 914-674-7333 or jkmiller@mercy.edu.
tion from the New York State Education Department. These cours-
                                                                                             For more information about Mercy College admissions, please
es may lead to a Master of Science degree and certification in one
                                                                                          visit www.mercy.edu. For registration information only, call a UFT
of the following programs:
                                                                                          Course Program assistant at 212-475-3737.
® Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 2
® Master of Science in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6
® Master of Science in Adolescence Education, Grades 7-12
                                                                                                                                  NOTE
                                                                                              ® Only 5 NYSUT ELT courses can be applied to a Master’s partnership program
® Master of Science in Teaching English to Speakers of Other
                                                                                                 with Mercy College. (1-2 for Advanced Certificate, depending on the program).
    Languages (TESOL)
                                                                                              ® Ten (10) hours Field Work is required.
   Program participants have an opportunity to earn up to 15 edu-
                                                                                              ® If completing field work, a Taskstream account is required.
cation credits and apply successfully completed courses toward a
                                                                                              ® Prospective candidates must apply for the Mercy graduate program upon
Mercy College master’s degree. NYSUT/ELT offers these courses
                                                                                                 completion of the UFT course(s) in order to be admitted and enrolled.
as part of a diverse degree program. Tuition for graduate courses
                                                                                              ® In order to matriculate, candidates must meet the admission requirements.
is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to ac-
tive dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822), which includes                           ® Please visit the Mercy College web site at www.mercy.edu for more detailed
                                                                                                 information for each of the degree programs and certifications offered.
a $50 registration fee. There will be a $50 administration fee for
cancelling your participation in a class. Students will be charged 2
weeks prior to the start of class.                                                        MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
   Be mindful: New York State regulation (effective Fall of 2016) re-                     EDUCATION, BIRTH-GRADE 2
quires that all graduate schools of education use a standardized                          MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION,
test as part of the admission process. If you are planning to ma-
triculate into a Graduate Education Program, you will have to take
                                                                                          GRADES 1-6
the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) in order to meet this new                           Required core courses
regulation.
                                                                                           EDUC 500 Educational Foundations from Diverse Perspectives
   Once students matriculate into Mercy College, the remaining                             EDUC 502 Foundations in Education for Students with
course work must be completed at one of the Mercy College cam-                                       Disabilities
puses: Bronx, Manhattan, Dobbs Ferry or Yorktown, N.Y. In addition,                        EDUC 506 Educational Evaluation and Assessment from Early
courses may not be taken simultaneously through the UFT and at                                       Childhood through Adolescence
Mercy College.                                                                             EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy Instruction in Early Childhood
On-campus reduced tuition rate                                                                       through Adolescence
  Students who enter the NYSUT/ELT master’s program at Mercy                              Required core courses for Early Childhood Education,
College are entitled to a one-third tuition scholarship, based upon                       Birth-Grade 2
the existing tuition rate. Currently, students who are entitled to this                    EDUC 513 Introduction to Early Childhood Education:
reduced tuition rate are paying $1,612 per 3-credit course. Tuition                                  Foundations, Methods and Materials
rates are subject to change by the college.                                                EDUC 514 Working with Parents and Families of Children in
  NOT ALL LISTED COURSES APPLY TO EACH MASTER’S DE-                                                  Early Childhood and Childhood
                                                                                                                                                                       CONTINUED

UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                               10                                                                     SUMMER 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION,                                                 Teaching English as a Second Language
                                                                                     EDUC 505*
GRADES 7-12                                                                         EDUC 508Theory and Practice in Bilingual Education
                                                                                    EDUC 509Linguistics and Language Development
Required core courses                                                                       Native Language Arts and Social Sciences in
                                                                                     EDUC 602*
 EDUC 500 Educational Foundations from Diverse Perspectives                                 Bilingual Education
 EDUC 502 Foundations in Education for Students with                             EDUC 604* Mathematics and Science in Bilingual Education
           Disabilities
 EDUC 506 Educational Evaluation and Assessment from Early                         Candidates without experience in a bilingual setting must have
           Childhood through Adolescence                                         50 hours in bilingual classroom setting.
 EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy Instruction in Early Childhood                 * available on campus only
           through Adolescence

MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN TEACHING ENGLISH                                     MERCY COLLEGE MASTER’S
TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL)                                           PROGRAM COURSES
Required core courses                                                            Register online at http://elt.nysut.org.
 EDUC 501* Education in Today’s Schools
                                                                                 See registration instructions on page 3.
 EDUC 504 Cultural Perspectives and the Teaching Learning
            Process
                                                                                           EDUC 506 • EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT FROM EARLY
 EDUC 506 Educational Evaluation and Assessment from Early
                                                                                           CHILDHOOD THROUGH ADOLESCENCE—Mercy College • S tudy of testing
            Childhood through Adolescence
                                                                                 concepts and the application of assessment to the classroom setting. The focus
 EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy Instruction in Early Childhood
                                                                                 is on relating assessment principles to standards-based instruction, identifying
            through Adolescence
                                                                                 appropriate performance standards, effectively communicating these stan-
 EDUC 508 Theory and Practice in Bilingual Education
                                                                                 dards, and providing appropriate feedback to students. Included are planning of
 EDUC 509 Linguistics and Language Development
                                                                                 summative assessments, the construction and use of multiple choice, true-false,
 EDUC 590 The Teaching of Writing and the Writing Process                       and essay type items, performance assessments and portfolios, student obser-
* available on campus only                                                       vation techniques and ratings scales, and the use and interpretation of stan-
                                                                                 dardized test data. Ten hours of fieldwork required. 3 credits. Tuition for gradu-
ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATION IN STUDENTS WITH                                        ate courses is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active
DISABILITIES – 12 CREDITS                                                        dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822 which includes a $50 registration fee).
                                                                                  UFT CODE:     E1.1                     DAY:       M,T,W, Th TIME:     9:00a-12:30p
   Students who possess a BA or BS degree and an appropriate
teaching certificate may apply to the NYS Education Department                    INSTRUCTOR:   Cynthia Balzaretti       1st CLASS: 6/28      SESSIONS: 12
for a Students with Disabilities individual certificate upon success-             LOCATION:     Online Via Zoom
ful completion of the required course work and satisfaction of all
other NYSED requirements. For further information, contact Mercy                           EDUC 513M • INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: FOUN-
College or the NYSED.                                                                      DATIONS, METHODS AND MATERIALS—Mercy College • T his course pres-
Required core courses                                                            ents an historical over­view of the foundations in early childhood education.
 EDUC 502 Foundations in Education for Students with                            Students study and review the process of social, emotional, cognitive, linguis-
           Disabilities                                                          tic, physical and aesthetic growth and development in young children, birth
 EDUC 546 Educational Assessment for Students with Disabilities                 through grade 2. Students are required to purchase their own textbooks and
 EDUC 531 Methods and Materials in Teaching Students with                       materials (information will be available at time of online registration). 3 graduate
           Disabilities, Birth-Grade 6 (ONLY) or                                 credits. Tuition for graduate courses is $1,370 per -credit course. A discount of
 EDUC 532 Methods and Materials in Teaching Students with                       40% is applicable to active dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822).
           Disabilities, Grades 7-12 (ONLY)                                      A $30 technology fee will be charged the first day of class.
                                                                                  UFT CODE:     E2.1                     DAY:       M,T,W, Th TIME:     1:00p-4:30p
BILINGUAL EXTENSION ADVANCED CERTIFICATE
                                                                                  INSTRUCTOR:   Michele Mavrovouniotis   1st CLASS: 6/28      SESSIONS: 12
– 15 CREDITS
                                                                                  LOCATION:     Online Via Zoom
   The NYSUT/Education and Learning Trust, in collaboration with
Mercy College, offers a program to prepare students for a Bilingual
Extension Advanced Certificate. Only those students holding an ini-              MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TEACHING LITERACY,
tial teaching certification and a master’s degree are eligible for this          BIRTH – GRADE 12 (33 CREDITS)
program, which may lead to professional certification, depending
on your credentials. Students must also complete field experiences
at the appropriate grade level of the certificate and achieve a pass-               Mercy College, in conjunction with the NYSUT Education and
ing score on the Bilingual Evaluation Assessment (BEA) exam to be                Learning Trust (NYSUT/ELT), is offering a Master of Science degree
eligible for certification.                                                      in Teaching Literacy. Upon successful completion of the program,
   If you have questions or need further advisement, please con-                 all students may be eligible for the Literacy, Birth-Grade 6, or the
tact Jung Kang Miller at jkmiller@mercy.edu or 914-674-7333.                     Literacy, Grades 5-12.
For more information about Mercy College admissions, please                      Prerequisite for admission:
visit www.mercy.edu.                                                                 Students entering the Master of Science in Literacy program
Required bilingual extension courses                                             must have a provisional or initial teaching certificate in another cer-
                                                                                 tificate title, prior to registering for these NYSUT courses.
                                                                                                                                                               CONTINUED

UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                  11                                                                          SUMMER 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

  Initially, non-matriculated students must take five courses at                              MATRICULATION
$1,370 per 3-credit graduate course. A discount of 40% is appli-                                 Upon completing the five courses listed, students must apply
cable to active dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently                                      for matriculation to Mercy College. The remaining course work of
$822),which includes a $50 registration fee.                                                  18 credits will be offered at Mercy College’s Bronx, Manhattan or
Required core courses (for all MS in Teaching Literacy programs)                              Dobbs Ferry campuses. Students are offered a one-third tuition
                                                                                              discount, based on the full tuition rate upon matriculation. Current-
 EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy in Early Childhood through                                  ly, this reduced rate is $1,612 per 3-credit course. Tuition rates are
           Adolescence                                                                        subject to change by the college.
 EDUC 561 Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities
                                                                                                 If you have questions or need further advisement, please con-
Teaching Literacy, Birth-Grade 6, and Teaching Literacy,                                      tact Jung Kang Miller, Associate Professor/Chairperson of Literacy
Birth-Grade 12                                                                                and Multilingual Studies at jkmiller@mercy.edu or 914-674-7333.
 EDUC 522 Language Development and Literacy Acquisition                                      For more information about Mercy College admissions, please
 EDUC 591 Child and Adolescent Literature                                                    visit www.mercy.edu. For registration information only, call a UFT
 EDUC 590 The Teaching of Writing and the Writing Process                                    Course Program assistant at 212-475-3737. 

               NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
                   MASTER DEGREES IN: INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY;EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION;
                     CHILDHOOD EDUCATION; ADOLESCENT EDUCATION; AND SCHOOL COUNSELING

 Descriptions of these degree and certificate programs have been provided to the                            IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT
 UFT Course Program by the collaborating college or university. Any problems, issues                      NYIT’S MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAMS
 or concerns regarding this information or your academic status must be addressed
 there, and not to the UFT. The UFT Course Program does not grant credit; only the              College advisement for all NYIT graduate programs is available at UFT
 collaborating colleges and universities can do so.                                             Headquarters during the College Fair (see page 7), or by contacting
                                                                                                the program contact person listed under each program to schedule
                                                                                                an appointment. Students who have completed 9 credits must contact
    REGISTRATION PROCEDURES See page 3                                                          the college before registering for courses. For general program infor-
                                                                                                mation, call NYIT at 212-261-1515 or 516-686-7777; you may also visit
                          TUITION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE                                          www.nyit.edu/education.

                                Up to 40 CTLE hours may be                                    Potential graduates should be aware that since most off-campus courses end
                                provided for NYIT courses.                                    later than those offered on campus, a diploma might not be awarded until the
                                                                                              semester following the completion of course work.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INSTRUCTIONAL                                                            HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MSIT
TECHNOLOGY FOR EDUCATORS (MSIT) – 33 CREDITS                                                  FOR EDUCATORS PROGRAM
                                                                                                 This master’s program in Instructional Technology develops ex-
Requirements for admission to the MSIT master’s program
                                                                                              pertise in the use of leading-edge media and technology for teach-
® 3.0 undergraduate average for full matriculation; and NYS                                   ing and learning. Graduates of the program become master teach-
  certification;                                                                              ers in P–12 classrooms, or school or district instructional technology
® GRE/MAT exam (or completed master’s degree)                                                 leaders, staff developers and curriculum designers. Initial courses
Required foundation/professional core courses                                                 enhance teachers’ expertise with a wide range of media and ap-
 EDIT 603      Foundations I: Philosophy and Technology of                                   plications and set the stage for understanding how instructional
                Education                                                                     technology can fulfill its potential to Entice, Encourage, Enable and
   EDIT 608    Curriculum Design and Development                                             Empower learners. Building on theories of learning, motivation and
   EDIT 618    Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology                            curriculum design, teachers next learn to apply newly developed
   EDIT 605    Instructional Applications of the Internet                                    technology skills in language arts, social studies, math, science
   EDIT 610    Multimedia/Authoring                                                          and technology curricular content. An innovative action research
   EDIT 695    Field Experience Practicum and Seminar                                        project caps the experience as participants join the small number
                                                                                              of certified educational technology specialists in New York State.
Required pedagogical applications
 EDIT 614      Language Arts and Technology                                                  About the Instructional Technology program:
 EDIT 624      Math, Science and Technology I (math focus)                                   ® Aligned with the latest National Educational Technology
 EDIT 623      Math, Science and Technology II (science focus)                                 Standards (NETS) for Coaches from the International Society
                                                                                                for Technology in Education (ISTE)
Elective                                                                                      ® Candidates are prepared to be coaches and professional
 EDIT 663      Educational Use of Social Media                                                 developers who design and provide building- and district-level
Pedagogical application                                                                         PD using instructional technologies
                                                                                              ® Degree requirements have been streamlined (33 credits) and
 EDIT 690      Assessment and Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                               CONTINUED

UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                               12                                                               SUMMER 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

  total tuition costs remain competitive                                       Technology Core:
® All courses have been updated to meet the latest curricular                   EDPC 664 Institutes in Education
  standards and reflect cutting-edge approaches to using
  technology in diverse K-12 classrooms
                                                                               Literacy Core:
® New elective courses are now available                                        EDLI 635     Theory and Practice of Literacy Instruction
® State required field experience hours (50) are consolidated into              EDLI 636     Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy Disorders
  a new Practicum and Seminar course                                           Content Core:
The program offers:                                                               EDLA 615   English Language Arts and Technology
® A 33-credit Master of Science degree in Instructional                           EDSS 620   Social Studies and Technology
   Technology                                                                     EDMA 625   Math, Science and Technology I
® Eligibility for NYS certification as an Educational Technology                  EDSC 626   Math, Science and Technology II
   Specialist                                                                  Student Teaching:
® Eligibility for permanent or professional certification in first
                                                                                EDPC 695 Student Teaching and Seminar
   certificate area
                                                                                EDPC 696 Teacher Education Capstone
® Opportunity to become proficient in the use of leading-edge
   technology                                                                    College advisement for the MSCHED program is mandatory.
® Professional development for leadership in applying                          For further information contact Elizabeth Pirri at epirri@nyit.edu,
   educational technology                                                      or call 516-686-4931.
® Experience with tools for problem-solving and communication
   in the PreK-12 setting                                                      MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION:
® Expertise in integrating technology and standards in the PreK-               PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
   12 curriculum
® Exciting learning environments with practitioner instructional                 The UFT Course Program and New York Institute of Technology
   technology faculty                                                          have collaborated to offer programs designed to prepare candi-
® Option for non-certified educators/others interested in                      dates for New York State professional certification.
   technology in teaching and learning
                                                                                 The program is designed for teachers with initial or professional
  For further details, contact Erin Fabian of NYIT at efabian@
                                                                               certification, seeking additional skills in teaching and learning. This
nyit.edu, or call 212-261-1529 for an appointment.
                                                                               program focuses on students in grades 1-6. Candidates may pos-
                                                                               sess certification in any discipline.
                                                                               Admission requirements for all programs
                                                                               ® a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION,                                        university;
GRADES 1-6 (MSCHED)                                                            ® completed online or paper application and a $50 fee, made
45 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION                                                 payable to New York Institute of Technology;
                                                                               ® official transcripts from all colleges previously attended;
          Upon completion of all NYS certification requirements,               ® evidence of MMR from a physician; and, for those to whom it
          this program leads to a master’s degree and eligibility for            applies,
          NYS Initial Certification in Childhood Education, Grades             ® evidence of NYS provisional or initial certification.
          1-6. The program facilitates the development of an un-               ® GRE/MAT exam
derstanding of child development; curriculum design; effective in-             ® personal statement
structional practices to teach all children; and the integration of            ® 2 letters of recommendation
technology in teaching and learning.
                                                                               Required courses
For initial certification, all applicants to the program must
                                                                                  EDIT 605    Instructional Applications of the Internet
® have an earned bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.0* and a                       EDLA 615    English Language Arts and Technology
  major or its equivalent (minimum of 30-credit concentration)                    EDLI 635    Theory/Practice of Literacy Instruction
  in biology, chemistry, economics, English, social studies,                      EDLI 636    Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy
  history, life science, mathematics, physics, psychology, or                                  Disorders
  interdisciplinary arts and sciences;                                          EDMA/EDSC 625 Mathematics, Science, & Technology I
® have completed 6 credits in each of the following college-                    EDMA/EDSC 631 Mathematics, Science, & Technology II
  level courses: English, social studies, science, mathematics, a               EDPC 603      Foundations I: Philosophy and Technology of
  language other than English and a form of creative expression.                               Education
  Qualified candidates will be able to make up deficits in up to                EDPC 605      Curriculum Design & Development
  two areas before completion of the program;                                   EDPC 610      Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and
® GRE/MAT exam                                                                                 Technology
® personal statement                                                            EDPC 690      Research Methods and Assessment
                                                                                EDPC 691      Field Project
® 2 letters of recommendation                                                                                                           CONTINUED
                                                                                EDSS 620      Social Studies and Technology
* Students with a GPA of less than 3.0 require special advisement.
                                                                                  Participants in each of these programs will receive personal
Foundation Courses:                                                            one-to-one advisement by expert program faculty. Qualified stu-
   EDPC 603   Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology of Education             dents may be eligible for Troops to Teachers funding and other
   EDPC 605   Curriculum Design and Development                               financial aid.
   EDPC 610   Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology                  For further information, call 516-686-4931.
   EDPC 615   Human Growths and Development B-Grade 6

UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                13                                                           SUMMER 2021
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD                                              Technology Core:
EDUCATION, BIRTH TO GRADE 2                                                        EDIT 629     Creative Arts for Elementary Education
45 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION/                                                 Literacy Core:
36 CREDITS PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION                                              EDLI 635     Theory and Practice of Literacy Instruments
                                                                                   EDLI 636     Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy Disorders
   Upon completion of all NYS certification requirements, this pro-               Content Core:
gram leads to a master’s degree and eligibility for NYS initial certifi-
                                                                                     EDLA 615   Language Arts and Technology
cation in Early Childhood Education, Birth to Grade 2. This program
                                                                                     EDSS 620   Social Studies and Technology
facilitates the development of an understanding of early childhood
                                                                                     EDMA 625   Mathematics, Science and Technology I
development, curriculum design; effective instruction practices to
                                                                                     EDSC 631   Mathematics, Science and Technology II
teach young children; and the integration of technology in teaching
and learning. It prepares candidates for teaching in a variety of ed-             Student Teaching:
ucational settings within the birth to grade 2 levels.                               EDPC 681 Student Teaching and Seminar (45 Credits Only)
                                                                                     EDPC 696 Teacher Education Capstone
Foundation Courses:
                                                                                     Bilingual Extension:
   EDPC 603    Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology of Education                  EDBL 603 Foundations I: Principles and Practices in Bilingual Ed
   EDPC 605    Curriculum Design & Development                                      EDLI 634 Teaching Literacy in Bilingual Education
   EDPC 610    Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology
   EDPC 615    Human Growth and Development (45 Credits Only)                    Elective in Bilingual Education
Technology Core:
 EDPC 664 Institutes in Education                                                MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING
Literacy Core:                                                                    30 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION
 EDLI 635: Theory and Practice of Literacy Instruments
 EDLI 636: Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy Disorders                           The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is designed spe-
Content Core:                                                                     cifically for college graduates holding appropriate liberal arts re-
                                                                                  lated degree (English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math or Social
   EDLA 615:   Language Arts and Technology
                                                                                  Studies), who have not had a formal academic background in edu-
   EDSS 620:   Social Studies and Technology
                                                                                  cation and who wish to prepare for a teacher career in adolescence
   EDMA 625:   Mathematics, Science and Technology I
                                                                                  education grades 7-12. The candidate will come to us with content
   EDSC 631:   Mathematics, Science and Technology II
                                                                                  necessary for certification. The MAT degree will provide the candi-
Student Teaching:
                                                                                  date with both the pedagogy and practica (supervised instruction-
 EDPC 681: Student Teaching and Seminar (45 Credits Only)                        al experience). Upon successful completion of the MAT program,
 EDPC 695 Teacher Education Capstone                                             candidates will be recommended to the New York State Education
                                                                                  Department for Initial Teaching Certification. The design of the pro-
                                                                                  gram prepares candidates to teach diverse student population in
                                                                                  a variety of educational classroom settings. Program requirements

MASTER  OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD                                             are 30 credits; depending on the subject areas the students choose
EDUCATION, BIRTH TO GRADE 2                                                       to study (some prerequisites may be required).
WITH BILINGUAL EXTENSION                                                          Pedagogical Core:
45 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION/                                                  EDPC 603   Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology
36 CREDITS PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION                                                EDPC 605   Curriculum Design & Development
                                                                                     EDPC 610   Foundations II: Diversity, Learning & Tech
                                                                                     EDPC 616   Human Growth & Development
           Upon completion of all NYS certification requirements,
           this program leads to a master’s degree and eligibility for            Literacy Core:
           NYS initial certification in Early Childhood Education,                   EDLI 635   Theory & Practice of Literacy Instruction
           Birth to Grade 2. This program facilitates the develop-                   EDLI 637   Reading in the Content Area Content Core:
ment of an understanding of early childhood development, curricu-                    EDPC 630   Culturally Responsive Teaching
lum design; effective instruction practices to teach young children;                 EDPC 635   Methods and Materials
and the integration of technology in teaching and learning. It pre-               Student Teaching:
pares candidates for teaching in a variety of educational settings                 EDPC 683 Student Teaching & Seminar
within the birth to grade 2 levels. The Bilingual Extension program
is offered to candidates who are already certified to teach in New
York State and wish to teach English Language Learners (ELLs) in a
bilingual setting. Upon successful completion of the Bilingual Edu-               MIDDLE SCHOOL CERTIFICATION EXTENSIONS
cation Assessment (BEA) and course requirements for this exten-                   FOR CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TEACHERS
sion, teacher candidates will be certified to teach English Language
Learners in a bilingual setting. As part of the required clinical expe-                             NYIT School of Education offers courses needed
rience, candidates must complete college supervised field experi-                  EXTEND YOUR      for eligibility to extend New York State Childhood
ences of 50 hours within a bilingual setting.                                      POSSIBILITIES!   Education Teacher Certification to Middle School
                                                                                                    Level, Grades 7-9 in just two part-time semesters
Foundation Courses:
                                                                                  for teachers holding initial, professional, or permanent certification
   EDPC 603    Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology of Education               in Elementary Education K-6 or Childhood Education, Grades 1-6.
   EDPC 605    Curriculum Design & Development
   EDPC 610    Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology                   These programs enable teachers to:
   EDPC 615    Human Growth and Development (45 Credits Only)                    ® Extend their existing certification to grades 7-9 mathematics,
                                                                                      science or English.
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MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

                                                                                                            
® Develop skills and expertise required to effectively teach
   young adolescents.

                                                                                                            NYIT
® Use research-based, effective teaching strategies and
   technology to design instruction that maximizes success for

                                                                                                            Online
   middle school students.
PROGRAM OF STUDY
Childhood Education 7-9 extension in Middle School Mathematics
 EDPC 616 Human Growth, and Development and Learning for
           Middle Childhood and
                                                                                                            Courses
           Adolescence Education
 EDPC 617 Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Childhood                                                  COURSES RUN: MAY 26 – JULY 7, 2021
           Education
                                                                                                            REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MAY 26, 2021
 EDMA 625 Mathematics and Technology in Education I
 EDMA 628 Mathematics and Technology in Education II                                                       Enrollment may be limited to participants currently in the NYIT tech-
Childhood Education 7-9 Extension in Middle School Science                                                  nology master’s program. Students with 9 credits or more must be
 EDPC 616 Human Growth, and Development and Learning for                                                   fully matriculated before registering for these courses. For advise-
           Middle Childhood and                                                                             ment, email efabian@nyit.edu.
           Adolescence Education                                                                           SPECIAL REGISTRATION PROCEDURE: Registration for these online
 EDPC 617 Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Childhood                                                  courses may only be completed by calling NYIT, 212-261-1529. All
           Education                                                                                        tuition and registration fees for NYIT online courses must be paid
 EDSC 630 Teaching Life Science in the Middle School Using                                                 no later than 5 p.m. on the date of the registration deadline.
           Technology—Content and Methodology                                                               These fees include NYIT’s tuition of $1,450, payable to NYIT and
 EDSC 631 Teaching Physical Science in the Middle School                                                   a separate registration fee. This $50 fee must be paid directly to
           Using Technology—Content and Methodology                                                         the UFT by following the directions for “T” course registration on
Childhood Education 7-9 Extension in Middle School English                                                  page 4.
 EDPC 616 Human Growth, and Development and Learning for                                                   There is NO UFT ONLINE REGISTRATION for these courses. Note EARLY
           Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education                                                       starting date. Due to the early starting date, participants will have
 EDPC 617 Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Childhood                                                  already been notified by the college concerning registration for these
           Education                                                                                        courses.
 EDLA 620 Teaching English/Language Arts in the Middle School
           Using Technology (I)—Pedagogy
 EDLA 621 Teaching English/Language Arts in the Middle School
           Using Technology (II)—Content                                                                    FOUNDATION/CORE COURSES
   Teachers who hold NYS Initial or Professional Certification in                                           Registration may only be completed by calling NYIT at 212-261-1529
Childhood Education and who satisfy all NYSED requirements, in-                                             and following the instructions on page 4 to pay a $50 registration fee to the UFT.
cluding an appropriate concentration of 30 credits in an approved
subject area (math, English language arts, social studies or science),                                                    EDIT 610-FT1 • MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING—New York Institute of Technology •
may use these courses as part of 6 credits in middle school peda-
                                                                                                                         Candidates design and develop a computer-based or web-based in-
gogy to apply for an NYSED Middle School Extension Certificate.
                                                                                                            teractive instructional system using multimedia authoring tools. Candidates
Admissions Requirements                                                                                     develop documentation required for using the product and strategies for inte-
   Applicants for admission to the 7-9 extension program for child-                                         grating multimedia applications into their own instructional contexts to meet
hood education certification must be in the process of completing                                           the diverse learning needs of their audience. Prerequisite: Take one course
or already possess valid initial or professional certification in child-                                    from this group (EDIT 608 or EDPC 605) and EDIT 603. 3 graduate credits. Tu-
hood education (Grades 1-6) or elementary education and demon-                                              ition is $1,450 plus a $50 registration fee.
strated completion of at least 30 semester hours of college course                                              UFT CODE: T3.1     INSTRUCTOR: Melda Yildez                   1st CLASS: 5/26
work with a GPA of 3.0 in the subject area (English, mathematics or
science) to be taught. For further information and personal ad-
visement call 516-686-1286.                                                                                           EDIT 614-FT1 • LANGUAGE ARTS & TECHNOLOGY—New York Institute of Tech­
                                                                                                                      nology • Candidates examine the national and state English/ Language
                                                                                                            Arts standards related to listening, speaking, reading, writing, and visual com-
                                                                                                            munication. Candidates explore methods, materials, and resources appropriate

                                        NEW                                                                 for cultural, ethnic, and diverse learning styles of all learners to meet the lan-
                                                                                                            guage arts and reading standards. Candidates investigate strategies for inte-

    UNION PHONE NUMBERS                                                                                    grating technology into K-12 language arts and literacy instruction and teaching
                                                                                                            strategies appropriate to the level of instruction. Candidates apply re-
                                                                                                            search-based effective practices for assessing learner progress and for using
   DOE members������������������������������������������������������������� 212-331-6311
                                                                                                            technology to improve reading, writing and communication. 3 graduate credits.
   DOE functional chapter members��������212-331-6312                                                      Tuition is $1,450 plus a $50 registration fee.

   Private sector members�����������������������������������212-331-6313                                       UFT CODE: T4.1     INSTRUCTOR: Melda Yildez                   1st CLASS: 5/26

   Retirees����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 212-331-6314
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