Bilingual Early Childhood Education – with prior NYS Certification in Childhood Education, Special Education or TESOL (MSEd)

 

Welcome to the Bilingual Early Childhood Education – with prior NYS Certification in Childhood Education, Special Education or TESOL (MSEd) program home page. Use this page as a guide to the Bilingual Early Childhood Education – with prior NYS Certification in Childhood Education, Special Education or TESOL (MSEd) program from acceptance to graduation.

This program offers three tracks. Track 2 is for those with initial certification in Childhood Education, Special Education or TESOL.

Academic Plan

ECBB2-MSED

Subplans

  • ECBB2OSPAN (Spanish)
  • ECBB2OFREN (French)
  • ECBB2OCHIN (Chinese)

Total Credits for Track 2

Earn 33 to 45 credits

Faculty Advisors

Newly Accepted Students

Program Sequences

The program sequences provide a suggested order of courses for the program based on start date. It also includes when to take certification exams and apply for clinical experiences in addition to other important non-course requirements. For technical registration support and troubleshooting, please visit the Register for Classes page.

Hunter College Catalog

To review descriptions of specific courses and academic progress standards for the program along with exit requirements please use the course catalog for the year you were admitted to the program.

Clinical Experiences

Students in the Bilingual Early Childhood Education – with prior NYS Certification in Childhood Education, Special Education or TESOL (MSEd) program participate in developmental field experiences (fieldwork) and supervised teaching (student teaching and/or practicum).

Fingerprint Clearance Requirements

All students in teacher preparation programs as well as programs in school counseling need to be fingerprinted so that they are cleared to work with children in various settings including New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) public schools, charter networks, and other organizations. Visit the Fingerprinting page for requirements and procedures.

Fieldwork

Fieldwork is a classroom experience in a New York City Public School in conjunction with a course. Select courses have fieldwork requirements.

Supervised Teaching: Student Teaching/Practicum

Students participate in student teaching and/or practicum as the culmination of their course of study. Student teaching requires five full days per week for one semester. Students are observed by Hunter College Clinical Supervisors throughout the semester. New York State requires the completion of one clinical experience in each of the grade levels (pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and grade 1 or 2).

Certification and Licensure

This program leads to New York State (NYS) certification in Early Childhood Education with Bilingual Education Extension. Visit the Certification and Licensure page for information and support.

Graduation

Graduation is the official completion of your program and conferral of an academic degree. In order to graduate, students must apply for graduation using CUNYFirst the semester before the semester of their planned graduation and complete any outstanding requirements by the stated deadlines. Visit the Graduation and Commencement page for complete information.

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