Registration deadline: FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus crisis, FALL 2021 registration will only be available online ...

 
Registration deadline: FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus crisis, FALL 2021 registration will only be available online ...
Registration deadline: FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, 2021
PLE AS E NOT E : Due to the coronavirus crisis, FALL 2021 registration
will only be available online at www.uft.org. See pages 3-4 for instructions.
Registration deadline: FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus crisis, FALL 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
 FALL 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 � ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������12
 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���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������15                  United Federation of Teachers
                                                                                                                                                            EDUCATIONAL
  Middle School Certification Extensions ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������15
  Master of Science in School Counseling (Guidance)������������������������������������������������������������������������ 17
 TOURO COLLEGE: Master of Science in Education and Special Education� ������������������������������������������� 19

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
                                                                                                                                                             PROGRAMS
 BROOKLYN COLLEGE������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������23
 MERCY COLLEGE ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������25
 NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY�����������������������������������������������������������������������25
 NYIT/NCDA  � ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������25
 NYSUT COLLEGE PARTNERS � ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������26
GRADUATE EDUCATION COURSES                                                                                                                                 UNITED FEDERATION OF TEACHERS
 GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES Assessment • Early Childhood Education • Math Education����������������� 28
 SPECIAL EDUCATION COURSES Teaching Strategies� �������������������������������������������������������������������� 28                                              OFFICERS:
                                                                                                                                                                   Michael Mulgrew
ONLINE GRADUATE EDUCATION COURSES                                                                                                                                      PRESIDENT
 Achievement and Growth � ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30                              LeRoy Barr
 Adolescent Development � ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30                              SECRETARY
 Behavior Analysis � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 30                        Debra Penny
 Bilingual Education � ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������30                          TREASURER
 Bullying � ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������31                    Michael Sill
 Early Childhood������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������31                       ASSISTANT SECRETARY
 Guidance/Special Education��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������31                              Thomas Brown
 Innovation������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 32                     ASSISTANT TREASURER
 Instructional Strategies � ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32                       VICE PRESIDENTS:
 Literacy � ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33                    Karen Alford
 Math Education� ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33                       Evelyn DeJesus
 Middle-Level Education������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 34                           MaryJo Ginese
 Reading��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 34                      Anne Goldman
 Special Education � �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 35                       Janella Hinds
 Student Development��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36                            Richard Mantell
 Teaching & Brain Research��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36
                                                                                                                                                                  Sterling Roberson­­­­
 Teaching Strategies������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 36

UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE COURSES                                                                                                                                 COLLEGE COURSE PROGRAM
 ST. FRANCIS COLLEGE Secretarial Courses for Licensing � ��������������������������������������������������������������� 39
                                                                                                                                                                    Laurie Hallick
 PEER INTERVENTIONPROGRAM                                                                                                                                           COORDINATOR
   Peer Intervention Program information����������������������������������������������������������������������� 39                                                 Frango Akrivos
                                                                                                                                                                    DESIGN & LAYOUT
MANDATED WORKSHOPS FOR NEW TEACHERS                                                                                                                                 Cathy Mozyck
  Child Abuse Recognition • The Needs of Children with Autism                                                                                                      DATA MANAGEMENT
  Violence Prevention • DASA Anti-Bullying����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 43

UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                                                                                 2                                                               FALL 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:
   Non-members should call 212-475-3737 for registration assistance.
                                                                                                           Please know that the UFT and
REGISTRATION FEE:
   $50 payable by credit card (Visa or MasterCard only). No cash will be accepted.
                                                                                                           our collaborating colleges are
   Registration fees are never refundable unless the UFT Course Program cancels the course.                committed to the health and safety
TUITION PAYMENT:                                                                                           of our members, our instructors
   Instructions for tuition payment will be given at the first class. Tuition is payable by check, money
   order or credit card. Visa and MasterCard are accepted by Brooklyn College, College
                                                                                                           and their families. Our goal is to
   of Mount Saint Vincent and New York Institute of Technology. Touro College will email                   maintain a safe workplace and
   payment instructions to students. No cash will be accepted.
                                                                                                           encourage practices that protect
WITHDRAWALS:
   Participants wishing to withdraw from “T” courses before the first class must notify the
                                                                                                           public health.
   UFT Course Program in writing. Once classes begin, participants must notify the college in
   writing to avoid academic consequences. Refunds are made at the college’s discretion.                   For that reason, we and the
    BILLING ISSUES: Call a UFT Course Program assistant at 212-475-3737 during business hours.
                                                                                                           partnering colleges prepared
                                                                                                           to run site-based coursework
                                                                                                           remotely until a time that we
“E” COURSES                                                                                                can safely return to face-to-face
REGISTRATION FEE:                                                                                          meetings.
   Credit-card payments will be accepted only for the TOTAL tuition (including $50 non-
   refundable fee), which will be charged two weeks prior to course start date.
                                                                                                           You will continue to receive
TUITION PAYMENT:
   Tuition for graduate courses is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active
                                                                                                           updates regarding the status of
   dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822). (Tuition for undergraduate courses varies.)             remote/face-to-face courses.
   Students must register online at NYSUT’s Web site — http://elt.nysut.org — by credit card
   (American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa).
ONLINE COURSE TUITION PAYMENT:
   Payment will be charged two weeks prior to course start date. No refunds can be made once
   the course begins.
TEXTBOOKS:
   Textbooks for ELT courses must be purchased before the class start date directly via a                  All registration
   bookstore of the student’s choice. For a list of required texts, please visit http://elt.nysut.org.
WITHDRAWAL & REFUND POLICY:
                                                                                                           will take place online.
   If a course is canceled by ELT, all paid tuition is 100% refundable.
Withdrawing from classroom courses:                    Withdrawing from online courses:                    Mail in and in-person
• Participants who withdraw prior to the               • Participants who withdraw prior to the            registration will not
  course start date will be charged a $50                course start date will be charged a $50
  administrative fee.                                    administrative fee.                               be available for
• P
   articipants who withdraw at the end of             • P
                                                          articipants who withdraw within the first       FALL 2021 courses.
  the first class will receive a refund of paid          two weeks of class will be refunded half of
  tuition, less the $50 administrative fee.              paid tuition.
• Participants who withdraw prior to the               • Participants who withdraw prior to the
                                                                                                           If you need assistance
  course start date must send fax to NYSUT               course start date must send a fax to              with registration, please call
  ELT at (518) 213-6456.                                 NYSUT ELT at (518) 213-6456.
• P
   articipants who withdraw at the end of             • Participants
                                                                     who withdraw at the end of          212-475-3737.
  the first class must inform NYSUT ELT (see             the first class must inform NYSUT ELT (see
  above) as well as their instructor.                    above) as well as their instructor.               Online registration is available only to
• No refunds will be given after the second            • No refunds will be given after the second         UFT members. Non-members, may
  class.                                                 week.                                             call the number above for assistance.

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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 Exx.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 CourseS FALL 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
   SEPT. 10, 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 alphabetically
 be accepted by that college.                            in each category. There are also separate listings for secretaries; paraprofessionals; UFT
 Each college has discretion over                        workshops on child abuse recognition, the needs of children with autism, and violence
 which courses, if any, will be accepted                 prevention; free UFT-sponsored stress-management workshops (Spring and Fall semes-
 toward one of its master’s degrees,                     ters 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 ini-
 A college may or may not accept                         tial and professional/permanent certification. See the “Master’s Degree Programs” section
 UFT-sponsored courses that are not                      beginning on page 9.
 part of a particular master’s degree                  ⊲ Registration for FALL 2021 courses will only take place online. Instructions for online
 program. Be sure to check with the                      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, this
 listed here are presented to                            information is listed in the college description under “Master’s Degree Programs” begin-
                                                         ning 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, Sept. 10, 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. P            lease 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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P
                    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 XX 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.

                Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 • 3:30-5:30 p.m.
            Visit www.uft.org in August 2021 for registration 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
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UFT EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS                                     7                                   FALL 2021
Registration deadline: FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus crisis, FALL 2021 registration will only be available online ...
FALL 2021

HOW TO USE
THIS CALENDAR
Read each course listing
carefully. Note the day of the
week the course runs on, the       Session     MON       TUES      WED      THURS       FRI       SAT      SUN
starting date and the number of
sessions scheduled.
Then, in the table below, find       1         9/20       9/21     9/22      9/23      9/24      9/25      9/19
that day of the week and follow
the dates that are listed in its
column.                              2         9/27      9/28      9/29      9/30       10/1      10/2     9/26
For example, a Tuesday course
that starts on 9/29 and runs
for 12 sessions will meet on:        3         10/4       10/5     10/6       10/7     10/15     10/16     10/3
9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19,
10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23,
11/30 and 12/7.                      4         10/18     10/12     10/13     10/14     10/22     10/23     10/17
If a course doesn’t follow
this sched­ule, a note will be       5         10/25     10/19     10/20     10/21     10/29     10/30     10/24
included in the description.

NOTE                                 6          11/1     10/26     10/27     10/28      11/5      11/6     10/31
NO CLASSES WILL
BE HELD ON THESE DATES:              7          11/8      11/2      11/3      11/4     11/12     11/13     11/14
ROSH HASHANAH
SEPT. 6 – 7, 2021
COLUMBUS DAY                         8         11/15      11/9     11/10     11/18     11/19     11/20     11/21
OCT. 11, 2021
YOM KIPPUR
SEPT. 16, 2021                       9         11/22     11/16      11/17     12/2      12/3      12/4     12/5
TEACHER UNION DAY
NOV. 7, 2021
                                    10         11/29     11/23      12/1      12/9     12/10     12/11     12/12
VETERAN’S DAY
NOV. 11, 2021
THANKSGIVING RECESS                 11          12/6     11/30      12/8     12/16     12/17     12/18     12/19
NOV. 24 – 28, 2021
WINTER RECESS
DEC. 23, 2021 – JAN. 3, 2022        12         12/13      12/7     12/15      1/6       1/7       1/8       1/9
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
JAN. 17, 2022
                                    13         12/20     12/14     12/22      1/13                1/15
ATTENTION,
TOURO COLLEGE                       14          1/3      12/21      1/5      1/20
STUDENTS:
In addition to the dates listed
 above, Touro College courses       15          1/10                1/12
will NOT meet on:
SEPT. 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2021.
Touro courses do not meet on                 * Course Calendar Is subject to change pending the release
Friday evenings or Saturdays.
                                                of the DOE calendar for the 2021-2022 school year.
Registration deadline: FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus crisis, FALL 2021 registration will only be available online ...
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
                                 Students 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.
Registration deadline: FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, 2021 - PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus crisis, FALL 2021 registration will only be available online ...
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 call
ence in Education degrees from Mercy College as well as certifica-                        Jung Kang Miller at 914-674-7333. For more information about
tion from the New York State Education Department. These cours-                           Mercy College admissions, please visit www.mercy.edu. For reg-
es may lead to a Master of Science degree and certification in one                        istration information only, call a UFT Course Program assistant
of the following programs:                                                                at 212-475-3737.
® Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 2
® Master of Science in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6                                                                            NOTE
® Master of Science in Adolescence Education, Grades 7-12                                     ® 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-                         ® Please visit the Mercy College web site at www.mercy.edu for more detailed
tive dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822), which includes                              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-                         GRADES 1-6
triculate into a Graduate Education Program, you will have to take
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
                                                                                                            through Adolescence
On-campus reduced tuition rate
  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
                                                                                                            Early Childhood and Childhood
  NOT ALL LISTED COURSES APPLY TO EACH MASTER’S DE-
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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION,                                      Required bilingual extension courses
GRADES 7-12                                                                         EDUC 505* Teaching English as a Second Language
                                                                                    EDUC 508  Theory and Practice in Bilingual Education
Required core courses                                                               EDUC 509  Linguistics and Language Development
   EDUC 500   Educational Foundations from Diverse Perspectives                    EDUC 602* Native Language Arts and Social Sciences in
   EDUC 502   Foundations in Education for Students with                                      Bilingual Education
               Disabilities
                                                                                    EDUC 604* Mathematics and Science in Bilingual Education
   EDUC 506   Educational Evaluation and Assessment from Early
               Childhood through Adolescence                                        Candidates without experience in a bilingual setting must have
   EDUC 507   Approaches to Literacy Instruction in Early Childhood             50 hours in bilingual classroom setting.
               through Adolescence                                               * available on campus only

MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN TEACHING ENGLISH
TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL)                                           MERCY COLLEGE MASTER’S
                                                                                 PROGRAM COURSES
Required core courses
   EDUC 501* Education in Today’s Schools                                       Register online at http://elt.nysut.org.
   EDUC 504 Cultural Perspectives and the Teaching Learning                     See registration instructions on page 3.
              Process
   EDUC 506 Educational Evaluation and Assessment from Early                               EDUC 500 • EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS FROM DIVERSE PERSPEC-
              Childhood through Adolescence                                                 TIVES—Mercy College • This course offers a critical overview of the forces
   EDUC 507 Approaches to Literacy Instruction in Early Childhood               (historical, legal, financial, organizational, and philosophical) that provide the
              through Adolescence                                                foundation of education. It will allow students to examine, debate and specu-
   EDUC 508 Theory and Practice in Bilingual Education                          late about the controversies that impact schools and teachers, now and into the
   EDUC 509 Linguistics and Language Development                                future. These basic concepts of education are examined from the diverse per-
   EDUC 590 The Teaching of Writing and the Writing Process                     spectives of race, gender, disabilities, and language learners. Aspects of edu-
* available on campus only                                                       cation such as funding, instructional strategies, and due-process procedures
                                                                                 will be examined for their impact on social justice concerns such as equity and
                                                                                 access, alternative ways of knowing, funds of knowledge, and other cultural
ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATION IN STUDENTS WITH                                        factors as they impinge on the learning process. The role of the teacher as fa-
DISABILITIES – 12 CREDITS                                                        cilitator of critical thinking and as promoter of socially responsible action in the
                                                                                 society will be considered. 3 credits. Tuition for graduate courses is $1,370 per
   Students who possess a BA or BS degree and an appropriate                     3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active dues-paying UFT/NYSUT mem-
teaching certificate may apply to the NYS Education Department                   bers (currently $822 which includes a $50 registration fee).
for a Students with Disabilities individual certificate upon success-             UFT CODE:     E1.1                     DAY:        Wed.       TIME:     4:30pm-7:45pm
ful completion of the required course work and satisfaction of all
                                                                                  INSTRUCTOR:   Lorraine Engel           1st CLASS: 9/22        SESSIONS: 13
other NYSED requirements. For further information, contact Mercy
College or the NYSED.                                                             LOCATION:     Online Via Zoom

Required core courses
   EDUC 502   Foundations in Education for Students with                                  EDUC 506 • EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT FROM EARLY
               Disabilities                                                                CHILDHOOD THROUGH ADOLESCENCE—Mercy College • S tudy of testing
   EDUC 546   Educational Assessment for Students with Disabilities             concepts and the application of assessment to the classroom setting. The focus
   EDUC 531   Methods and Materials in Teaching Students with                   is on relating assessment principles to standards-based instruction, identifying
               Disabilities, Birth-Grade 6 (ONLY) or                             appropriate performance standards, effectively communicating these stan-
   EDUC 532   Methods and Materials in Teaching Students with                   dards, and providing appropriate feedback to students. Included are planning of
               Disabilities, Grades 7-12 (ONLY)                                  summative assessments, the construction and use of multiple choice, true-false,
                                                                                 and essay type items, performance assessments and portfolios, student obser-
                                                                                 vation techniques and ratings scales, and the use and interpretation of stan-
BILINGUAL EXTENSION ADVANCED CERTIFICATE                                         dardized test data. Ten hours of fieldwork required. 3 credits. Tuition for gradu-
– 15 CREDITS                                                                     ate courses is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active
                                                                                 dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822 which includes a $50 registration fee).
   The NYSUT/Education and Learning Trust, in collaboration with
Mercy College, offers a program to prepare students for a Bilingual               UFT CODE:     E2.1                     DAY:        Thurs.     TIME:     4:30p-7:45p
Extension Advanced Certificate. Only those students holding an ini-               INSTRUCTOR:   Cynthia Balzaretti       1st CLASS: 9/23        SESSIONS: 13
tial teaching certification and a master’s degree are eligible for this           LOCATION:     Online Via Zoom
program, which may lead to professional certification, depending
on your credentials. Students must also complete field experiences
                                                                                            EDUC 507 • APPROACHES TO LITERACY INSTRUCTION IN EARLY CHILD-
at the appropriate grade level of the certificate and achieve a pass-
                                                                                            HOOD THROUGH ADOLESCENCE—Mercy College • This course focuses on
ing score on the Bilingual Evaluation Assessment (BEA) exam to be
                                                                                 the exam­ination and analysis of effective literacy instruction for students at all
eligible for certification.
                                                                                 levels. It includes the exploration of appropriate techniques for diverse learn-
   If you have questions or need further advisement, please con-                 ers. Techniques for continued assessment in reading, remediation and enrich-
tact Jung Kang Miller at jkmiller@mercy.edu or 914-674-7333.                     ment are discussed. This course requires 10 hours of practical application of
For more information about Mercy College admissions, please
                                                                                 methods in classrooms and field assignments, such as observation records,
visit www.mercy.edu.
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MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

tutoring, and diagnostic evaluation and analysis. 3 credits. Tuition for graduate              Required core courses (for all MS in Teaching Literacy programs)
courses is $1,370 per 3-credit course. A discount of 40% is applicable to active                  EDUC 507    Approaches to Literacy in Early Childhood through
dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently $822 which includes a $50 registration fee).                          Adolescence
 UFT CODE:     E3.1                    DAY:       Mon.     TIME:     4:30p-7:45p                  EDUC 561    Literacy Instruction for Students with Disabilities
 INSTRUCTOR:   Bonnie Strum            1st CLASS: 9/20     SESSIONS: 13                        Teaching Literacy, Birth-Grade 6, and Teaching Literacy,
 LOCATION:     Online Via Zoom                                                                 Birth-Grade 12
                                                                                                  EDUC 522    Language Development and Literacy Acquisition
                                                                                                   EDUC 591    Child and Adolescent Literature
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN TEACHING LITERACY,
                                                                                               
                                                                                                  EDUC 590    The Teaching of Writing and the Writing Process
BIRTH – GRADE 12 (33 CREDITS)
                                                                                               MATRICULATION
   Mercy College, in conjunction with the NYSUT Education and                                     Upon completing the five courses listed, students must apply
Learning Trust (NYSUT/ELT), is offering a Master of Science degree                             for matriculation to Mercy College. The remaining course work of
in Teaching Literacy. Upon successful completion of the program,                               18 credits will be offered at Mercy College’s Bronx, Manhattan or
all students may be eligible for the Literacy, Birth-Grade 6, or the                           Dobbs Ferry campuses. Students are offered a one-third tuition
Literacy, Grades 5-12.                                                                         discount, based on the full tuition rate upon matriculation. Current-
                                                                                               ly, this reduced rate is $1,612 per 3-credit course. Tuition rates are
Prerequisite for admission:                                                                    subject to change by the college.
    Students entering the Master of Science in Literacy program
                                                                                                  If you have questions or need further advisement, please con-
must have a provisional or initial teaching certificate in another cer-
                                                                                               tact Jung Kang Miller, Associate Professor/Chairperson of Literacy
tificate title, prior to registering for these NYSUT courses.
                                                                                               and Multilingual Studies at jkmiller@mercy.edu or 914-674-7333.
    Initially, non-matriculated students must take five courses at                             For more information about Mercy College admissions, please
$1,370 per 3-credit graduate course. A discount of 40% is appli-                               visit www.mercy.edu. For registration information only, call a UFT
cable to active dues-paying UFT/NYSUT members (currently                                       Course Program assistant at 212-475-3737. 
$822),which includes a $50 registration fee.

                 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
                                                                                                   College advisement for all NYIT graduate programs is available at UFT
 there, and not to the UFT. The UFT Course Program does not grant credit; only the
 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                                                                EDIT 605    Instructional Applications of the Internet
TECHNOLOGY FOR EDUCATORS (MSIT) – 33 CREDITS                                                      EDIT 610    Multimedia/Authoring
                                                                                                  EDIT 695    Field Experience Practicum and Seminar
Requirements for admission to the MSIT master’s program                                        Required pedagogical applications
® 3.0 undergraduate average for full matriculation; and NYS                                       EDIT 614    Language Arts and Technology
  certification;                                                                                  EDIT 624    Math, Science and Technology I (math focus)
                                                                                                  EDIT 623    Math, Science and Technology II (science focus)
® GRE/MAT exam (or completed master’s degree)
                                                                                               Elective
Required foundation/professional core courses
                                                                                                  EDIT 663    Educational Use of Social Media
   EDIT 603      Foundations I: Philosophy and Technology of
                  Education                                                                    Pedagogical application
   EDIT 608      Curriculum Design and Development                                               EDIT 690    Assessment and Evaluation
   EDIT 618      Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology
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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MSIT                                                          ® Experience with tools for problem-solving and communication
FOR EDUCATORS PROGRAM                                                              in the PreK-12 setting
                                                                                ® Expertise in integrating technology and standards in the PreK-
   This master’s program in Instructional Technology develops ex-                  12 curriculum
pertise in the use of leading-edge media and technology for teach-              ® Exciting learning environments with practitioner instructional
ing and learning. Graduates of the program become master teach-                    technology faculty
ers in P–12 classrooms, or school or district instructional technology          ® Option for non-certified educators/others interested in
leaders, staff developers and curriculum designers. Initial courses                technology in teaching and learning
enhance teachers’ expertise with a wide range of media and ap-                    For further details, contact Erin Fabian of NYIT at efabian@
plications and set the stage for understanding how instructional                nyit.edu, or call 212-261-1529 for an appointment.
technology can fulfill its potential to Entice, Encourage, Enable and
Empower learners. Building on theories of learning, motivation and
curriculum design, teachers next learn to apply newly developed                 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION,
technology skills in language arts, social studies, math, science and           GRADES 1-6 (MSCHED)
technology curricular content. An innovative action research proj-
ect caps the experience as participants join the small number of
                                                                                45 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION
certified educational technology specialists in New York State.
About the Instructional Technology program:                                               Upon completion of all NYS certification requirements,
                                                                                          this program leads to a master’s degree and eligibility for
® Aligned with the latest National Educational Technology                                 NYS Initial Certification in Childhood Education, Grades
  Standards (NETS) for Coaches from the International Society                             1-6. The program facilitates the development of an un-
  for Technology in Education (ISTE)                                            derstanding of child development; curriculum design; effective in-
® Candidates are prepared to be coaches and professional                        structional practices to teach all children; and the integration of
  developers who design and provide building- and district-level                technology in teaching and learning.
  PD using instructional technologies
® Degree requirements have been streamlined (33 credits) and                    For initial certification, all applicants to the program must
  total tuition costs remain competitive                                        ® have an earned bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.0* and a
® All courses have been updated to meet the latest curricular                     major or its equivalent (minimum of 30-credit concentration)
  standards and reflect cutting-edge approaches to using                          in biology, chemistry, economics, English, social studies,
  technology in diverse K-12 classrooms                                           history, life science, mathematics, physics, psychology, or
® New elective courses are now available                                          interdisciplinary arts and sciences;
® State required field experience hours (50) are consolidated into              ® have completed 6 credits in each of the following college-
  a new Practicum and Seminar course                                              level courses: English, social studies, science, mathematics, a
The program offers:                                                               language other than English and a form of creative expression.
® A 33-credit Master of Science degree in Instructional                           Qualified candidates will be able to make up deficits in up to
  Technology                                                                      two areas before completion of the program;
® Eligibility for NYS certification as an Educational Technology                ® GRE/MAT exam
  Specialist                                                                    ® personal statement
® Eligibility for permanent or professional certification in first
                                                                                ® 2 letters of recommendation
  certificate area
® Opportunity to become proficient in the use of leading-edge                   * Students with a GPA of less than 3.0 require special advisement.
  technology
® Professional development for leadership in applying                           Foundation Courses:
  educational technology                                                           EDPC 603   Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology of Education
                                                                                   EDPC 605   Curriculum Design and Development
                                                                                   EDPC 610   Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology
                                                                                   EDPC 615   Human Growths and Development, B-Grade 6
                                                                                Technology Core:
                                                                                   EDPC 664   Institutes in Education
                                                                                Literacy Core:
                                                                                   EDLI 635   Theory and Practice of Literacy Instruction
                                                                                   EDLI 636   Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy Disorders
                                                                                Content Core:
                                                                                   EDLA 615   English Language Arts and Technology
                                                                                   EDSS 620   Social Studies and Technology
                                                                                   EDMA 625   Math, Science and Technology I
                                                                                   EDSC 626   Math, Science and Technology II
                                                                                Student Teaching:
                          Instagram                                              EDPC 681 Student Teaching and Seminar
                              @uftny                                             EDPC 695 Teacher Education Capstone
                                                                                  College advisement for the MSCHED program is mandatory.
     facebook                                      twitter                      For further information contact Elizabeth Pirri at epirri@nyit.edu,
                                                                                or call 516-686-4931.
  facebook.com/uftny                                  @uft
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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CHILDHOOD EDUCATION:                                         Technology Core:
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION                                                           EDPC 664    Institutes in Education
                                                                                  Literacy Core:
  The UFT Course Program and New York Institute of Technology                        EDLI 635:   Theory and Practice of Literacy Instruments
have collaborated to offer programs designed to prepare candi-                       EDLI 636:   Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy Disorders
dates for New York State professional certification.                              Content Core:
  The program is designed for teachers with initial or professional                  EDLA 615:   Language Arts and Technology
certification, seeking additional skills in teaching and learning. This              EDSS 620:   Social Studies and Technology
program focuses on students in grades 1-6. Candidates may pos-                       EDMA 625:   Mathematics, Science and Technology I
sess certification in any discipline.                                                EDSC 626:   Mathematics, Science and Technology II
Admission requirements for all programs                                           Student Teaching:
® a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or                               EDPC 681:   Student Teaching and Seminar (45 Credits Only)
  university;                                                                        EDPC 695    Teacher Education Capstone
® completed online or paper application and a $50 fee, made
  payable to New York Institute of Technology;
® official transcripts from all colleges previously attended;
® evidence of MMR from a physician; and, for those to whom it                     
                                                                                  MASTER  OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
  applies,                                                                        EDUCATION, BIRTH TO GRADE 2
® evidence of NYS provisional or initial certification.                           WITH BILINGUAL EXTENSION
® GRE/MAT exam                                                                    45 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION/
® personal statement                                                              36 CREDITS PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION
® 2 letters of recommendation
Required courses                                                                             Upon completion of all NYS certification requirements,
   EDIT 605      Instructional Applications of the Internet                                 this program leads to a master’s degree and eligibility for
   EDLA 615      English Language Arts and Technology                                       NYS initial certification in Early Childhood Education,
   EDLI 635      Theory/Practice of Literacy Instruction                                    Birth to Grade 2. This program facilitates the develop-
   EDLI 636      Diagnosis and Remediation of Literacy                           ment of an understanding of early childhood development, curricu-
                  Disorders                                                       lum design; effective instruction practices to teach young children;
   EDMA/EDSC 625 Mathematics, Science, & Technology I                            and the integration of technology in teaching and learning. It pre-
   EDMA/EDSC 631 Mathematics, Science, & Technology II                           pares candidates for teaching in a variety of educational settings
   EDPC 603      Foundations I: Philosophy and Technology of                     within the birth to grade 2 levels. The Bilingual Extension program
                  Education                                                       is offered to candidates who are already certified to teach in New
   EDPC 605      Curriculum Design & Development                                 York State and wish to teach English Language Learners (ELLs) in a
   EDPC 610      Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and                         bilingual setting. Upon successful completion of the Bilingual Edu-
                  Technology                                                      cation Assessment (BEA) and course requirements for this exten-
   EDPC 690      Research Methods and Assessment                                 sion, teacher candidates will be certified to teach English Language
   EDPC 691      Field Project                                                   Learners in a bilingual setting. As part of the required clinical expe-
   EDSS 620      Social Studies and Technology                                   rience, candidates must complete college supervised field experi-
   Participants in each of these programs will receive personal                   ences of 50 hours within a bilingual setting.
one-to-one advisement by expert program faculty. Qualified stu-                   Foundation Courses:
dents may be eligible for Troops to Teachers funding and other                       EDPC 603    Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology of Education
financial aid.                                                                       EDPC 605    Curriculum Design & Development
   For further information, call 516-686-4931.                                       EDPC 610    Foundations II: Diversity, Learning and Technology
                                                                                     EDPC 615    Human Growth and Development (45 Credits Only)
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
                                                                                  Student Teaching:
and learning. It prepares candidates for teaching in a variety of ed-
ucational settings within the birth to grade 2 levels.                               EDPC 681    Student Teaching and Seminar (45 Credits Only)
                                                                                     EDPC 695    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
                                                                                                                                               CONTINUED

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MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING                                                     EDSC 630   Teaching Life Science in the Middle School Using
30 CREDITS INITIAL CERTIFICATION                                                           Technology—Content and Methodology
                                                                               EDSC 631   Teaching Physical Science in the Middle School
    The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program is designed spe-                          Using Technology—Content and Methodology
cifically for college graduates holding appropriate liberal arts re-        Childhood Education 7-9 Extension in Middle School English
lated degree (English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math or Social
                                                                               EDPC 616   Human Growth, Development and Learning for
Studies), who have not had a formal academic background in ed-
                                                                                           Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education
ucation and who wish to prepare for a teacher career in adoles-
                                                                               EDPC 617   Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Childhood
cence education grades 7-12. The candidate will come to us with
                                                                                           Education
content necessary for certification. The MAT degree will provide
                                                                               EDLA 620   Teaching English/Language Arts in the Middle School
the candidate with both the pedagogy and practica (supervised
                                                                                           Using Technology (I)—Pedagogy
instructional experience). Upon successful completion of the MAT
                                                                               EDLA 621   Teaching English/Language Arts in the Middle School
program, candidates will be recommended to the New York State
                                                                                           Using Technology (II)—Content
Education Department for Initial Teaching Certification. The design
of the program prepares candidates to teach diverse student pop-               Teachers who hold NYS Initial or Professional Certification in
ulation in a variety of educational classroom settings. Program re-         Childhood Education and who satisfy all NYSED requirements, in-
quirements are 30 credits; depending on the subject areas the stu-          cluding an appropriate concentration of 30 credits in an approved
dents choose to study (some prerequisites may be required).                 subject area (math, English language arts, social studies or science),
Pedagogical Core:                                                           may use these courses as part of 6 credits in middle school peda-
                                                                            gogy to apply for an NYSED Middle School Extension Certificate.
   EDPC 603   Foundations I: Philosophy & Technology
   EDPC 605   Curriculum Design & Development		                            Admissions Requirements
   EDPC 610   Foundations II: Diversity, Learning & Tech                      Applicants for admission to the 7-9 extension program for child-
   EDPC 616   Human Growth & Development                                   hood education certification must be in the process of completing
Literacy Core:                                                              or already possess valid initial or professional certification in child-
   EDLI 635   Theory & Practice of Literacy Instruction                    hood education (Grades 1-6) or elementary education and demon-
   EDLI 637   Reading in the Content Area Content Core:                    strated completion of at least 30 semester hours of college course
   EDPC 630   Culturally Responsive Teaching                               work with a GPA of 3.0 in the subject area (English, mathematics or
   EDPC 635   Methods and Materials                                        science) to be taught. For further information and personal ad-
Student Teaching:                                                           visement call 516-686-1286.
                                                                            
   EDPC 683   Student Teaching & Seminar                                                                                                 CONTINUED

MIDDLE SCHOOL CERTIFICATION EXTENSIONS
FOR CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TEACHERS

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                  NYIT School of Education offers courses needed                 Student Debt
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                  for eligibility to extend New York State Childhood
                  Education Teacher Certification to Middle School
                  Level, Grades 7-9 in just two part-time semesters
for teachers holding initial, professional, or permanent certification
                                                                                Relief Program
in Elementary Education K-6 or Childhood Education, Grades 1-6.                   AN EXCLUSIVE BENEFIT FOR UFT MEMBERS
   These programs enable teachers to:
® Extend their existing certification to grades 7-9 mathematics,
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    young adolescents.
® Use research-based, effective teaching strategies and
    technology to design instruction that maximizes success for
    middle school students.
PROGRAM OF STUDY
Childhood Education 7-9 extension in Middle School Mathematics
   EDPC 616 Human Growth, Development and Learning for
             Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education
   EDPC 617 Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Childhood
             Education
   EDMA 625 Mathematics and Technology in Education I
   EDMA 628 Mathematics and Technology in Education II
Childhood Education 7-9 Extension in Middle School Science
   EDPC 616   Human Growth, Development and Learning for
               Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education                                 For information, visit
   EDPC 617   Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Childhood
               Education                                                          www.uft.org/student-debt-relief-program

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