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1 Transformed People, Transforming Lives

2 Locations  Nyack in New York City 361 Broadway New York, NY  Nyack in Rockland County One South Blvd. Nyack, NY

3 School of Education’s Mission  To prepare and equip teacher candidates spiritually, intellectually, and socially.  Our teacher candidates will provide ethical, exemplary, equitable instruction to a diverse student population in a variety of contexts.

4 SOE Accreditations  Board of Regents – State of New York  Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools  Department of Higher Education / NY  NCATE (National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Educators)  ACSI (Association of Christian School International)

5 SOE’s Conceptual Framework  T.Cs are instructed to be the ‘salt of the earth’. (Matt. 5:13) They are to season and enrich others’ lives. To become the preservative of hope and encouragement to others Healing agent to others SALT (Service, Academics, Leadership, Teaching)

6 Do I need to have teaching experience?  Our program makes it easy for career changers to get their initial certification  If you meet the prerequisite Liberal Arts and Science requirements, pass the LAST, and complete the other admissions steps, you will be able to enroll

7 Degrees Offered  *Childhood Education (Grades 1 – 6) Degree: Master of Science in Education  Certification: Initial / Professional Childhood Education  39 credits (if already certified) – 45 credits (if initial certificate)  Coursework may be completed in 20 months with an additional 100+ hours of field experience  15 weeks of full time student teaching.

8 Degrees Offered  Childhood Special Education  Degree: Master of Science in Education  Certification: Initial /Professional Childhood Special Education  36 credits (if already certified) – 48 credits (initial certificate)  Coursework may be completed in 20 months with an additional 100+ hours of field experience  15 weeks of full time student teaching.

9 Degrees Offered  Inclusive Education, Gifted Extension: Master of Science in Education  Certificate: Gifted Education Extension for holders of initial certificate  36 Credits  Coursework completed in 20 months  50 Hour practicum

10 Degrees Offered  Inclusive Education, Middle School Extension: Master of Science in Education  Certificate: Middle School Extension 5 – 9 for holders of initial certificate  36 Credits  Coursework completed in 20 months  50 Hour practicum

11  Inclusive Education, Bilingual Extension: Master of Science in Education  Certificate: Bilingual Education in area of initial certification  36 Credits  Coursework completed in 20 months  50 Hour practicum Degrees Offered

12 Critical Point New York State Certification Exams  All programs have their own standardized exams required by NYS.  Exams must be passed with score of 220 to be certified:  Content Speciality Tests  Assessment of Teaching Skills – Written  Liberal Arts and Science Test (for admission).

13 Critical Point  Field Experience / Practicum/ Student Teaching  ALL programs require hours in schools during the course of the program. Initial certificates: 100 hours during course work plus student teaching Extensions: 50 hours / practicum

14 Critical Point  ALL programs require students pass comprehensive exams at the end of the program.

15  Admissions Requirements Application Fee Autobiography Official transcripts - GPA 3.0 Complete required pre requisite courses Two academic recommendations / one professional recommendations Interview / writing sample Appropriate immunizations Liberal Arts and Sciences Test – passing score 220

16  Academic Pre requisites 30 credits minimum in one liberal arts subject area. (Grade C or better). OR 30 credits in 9 credits Arts, Humanities, Communication, Written Expression, Technology; 6 credits in History or Social Sciences; 6 credits in science; 6 credits in math; 6 credits in language; Intro course in psychology. Credits may be CLEPped.

17  Academic Pre requisites / LAST EXAM  Liberal Arts and Science Test (LAST) http:

18  Cost of Program / Academic Year 2009 – 2010  Application Fee$  Tuition (per credit)$  Technology Fee$  Student Teaching Fee$ (2)  Graduation Fee$  Books$  Full payment of tuition and fees is due by registration.

19 Financial Aid  Academic Excellence Grant  Nyack College Alumni Grant  Christian School Teacher Grant  Public School Teacher Grant  Cooperating Teacher Grant  TEACH grant  TAP  Stafford Loan (Subsidized/Unsubsidized)

20 FAFSA   Contact Steve Phillips in Student Financial Services (845)

21 For More Information  Visit us on line www. Nyack.edu MSE / Graduate Handbook Jeffrey C. Hoops, Admissions Associate


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