East Harlem Teaching Residency – Adolescent Special Education (MSEd)
The East Harlem Teaching Residency, a partnership between the East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP) and Hunter College School of Education, is a highly selective teacher training program that develops, supports, and certifies aspiring educators to become elementary special educators in New York.
The Residency is an innovative, cohort-based teacher-training pathway for recent college graduates and career changers that develops, supports, and certifies aspiring educators to become inclusive learning teachers for East Harlem Scholars Academies and the greater East Harlem community. The program aims to improve educational outcomes for East Harlem students and increase the number of highly effective teachers serving East Harlem.
Over the course of the 28-month program, Residents co-teach a class in grades 7-12 at East Harlem Scholars Academies. Additionally, they receive a $45,000/year stipend and health insurance as well as a subsidized Master’s degree and recommendation for certification in Adolescent Special Education from Hunter College.
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EHTR is a cohorted program, and the program advisor will discuss each cohort’s particular course of study at the start of the program and before class registration. Course sequence is subject to change. To view course descriptions, progress standards and exit requirements, please visit the catalog.
- CEDF 71500 – Diversity in American Schools (3 credits)
- SPED 78000 – Study of Learning Disabilities (3 credits)
- SPED 70050 – Social, Historical, and Philosophical Foundations of General and Special Education
- SPED 70200 – Classroom Management in Special Education & Inclusive Settings (3 credits)
- SPED 77100 – Methods of Teaching Reading to Students with Learning Disabilities (3 credits)
- SPED 77600 -Writing and Executive Function for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities (2 credits)
- SPED 78900 – Special Education Practicum: Year One (1 credit) – taken in both fall and spring semesters
- SPED 70450 – Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (3 credits)
- SPED 77300 – Methods of Teaching Math, and Organization to Students with Learning Disabilities (2 credits)
- EDLIT 75500 – Literacy for Struggling Readers/Writers (3 credits)
- SEDC 71800 – Science Curriculum and Methods (3 credits)
- SEDF 71400 – Adolescent Development & Learning (3 credits)
- SPED 70100 – Assessment of Students with Disabilities (3 credits)
- SPED 77700 – Supervised Clinical Teaching of Students with Learning Disabilities (Learning Lab Part 1) (1.5 credits)
- SPED 77700 – Supervised Clinical Teaching of Students with Learning Disabilities (Learning Lab Part 2) (1.5 credits)
- SEDC 71600 – Math Curriculum and Methods (3 credits)
- SEDC 71700 – Social Studies Curriculum and Methods (3 credits)
Total credits: 45