Lincoln Center Scholars Program – Music Education (MA)


Requirements During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

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Clinical Experiences: Pre-Service Fieldwork and Fieldwork

First Spring – Pre-service Fieldwork

As required by New York State law governing alternative certification programs, you will participate in pre-service fieldwork during your first spring. You will be placed in a school where you will begin to learn and develop your pedagogical skills. The Office of Partnership Programs will place you in an appropriate fieldwork setting.

First and Second Year – Full Time Teaching

As a participant in the Lincoln Center Scholars program, you are required to be hired by a high-need NYC public school as a full-time arts teacher. Once you begin teaching, all fieldwork requirements can be completed in your capacity as a full-time teacher. You are not required to complete additional fieldwork beyond your full-time teaching position.