Bilingual Extension for Pupil Personnel Services (Advanced Certificate)
Welcome to the Bilingual Extension for Pupil Personnel Services (Advanced Certificate) program home page. Use this page as a guide to the Bilingual Extension for Pupil Personnel Services (Advanced Certificate) program from acceptance to graduation.
This advanced certificate program is designed for applicants with prior New York State certification.
- Brian Collins, Faculty Advisor
- Bonnie M. Veronico, Administrative Advisor
- Michelle Lask, Clinical Placement Specialist
Newly Accepted Students
Getting Started and Orientation
New Student Checklist
Welcome to the School of Education! Visit the Newly Accepted Students page for a checklist to get you started at Hunter College.
New Student Support
If at any point you need support, please reach out to our New Student Liaison at firstname.lastname@example.org or make an appointment.
Students will attend three orientations to cover all the information needed to start your program:
- General New Student Orientation
- Program Advising Session
- Clinical Experiences and Fingerprinting Orientation
See “Program Related Events” for details about upcoming sessions. Prior to attending the session, please watch the Bilingual Education Program Advising video.
Financing Your Degree
Visit the Financing Your Degree page for information.
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.
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.
Course Catalog Summer 2022 onward
Course Catalog prior to Summer 2022
Students in the Bilingual Extension for Pupil Personnel Services (Advanced Certificate) program must complete practicum (COCO 719) in their place of employment working under their current license in a bilingual setting.
The COCO 71900 practicum course is individual meeting scheduled between you and your assigned instructor. This meeting (weekly class) will be held at a negotiated time that works best for both you and your assigned instructor.
Registration and Application Processes and Procedures
All students must apply for practicum through the Office of Clinical Experiences.
BILED PPS students must apply for permission to register for COCO 71900 by the following deadlines prior to completing their practicum:
- May 7th for Fall practicum
- Dec 7th for Spring practicum
Registration and Placement Process
The Department of Counseling reviews practicum applications for eligibility and grants registration permission.
Certification and Licensure
This program leads to a Bilingual Education Extension for those with NYS certification in Pupil Personnel Services. Visit the Certification and Licensure page for information and support.
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.