NYC Teaching Collaborative – Adolescent Special Education (MSEd)
Welcome to the NYC Teaching Collaborative – Adolescent Special Education (MSEd) program home page. Use this page as a guide to the program from acceptance to graduation.
The New York City Teaching Collaborative is an alternative certification program leading to New York State teacher certification. The Teaching Collaborative is offered in partnership with the New York City Department of Education. Participants, or Partner Teachers, spend a full spring semester as an apprentice in a high-need NYC public school before becoming a full-time teacher. During this apprentice semester, Partner Teachers are supervised, mentored, and coached by Collaborative Coaches, who are experienced classroom teachers. Partner Teacher enroll in a master’s program and receive continuous supervision and professional development through Hunter and the Teaching Collaborative program. Tuition costs are subsidized at approximately 50% by the NYCDOE and students are not responsible for any tuition payments until they begin teaching full-time and earning a full-time teacher’s salary. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn a master’s degree and are eligible for New York State initial teacher certification.
Make an Appointment
To make an appointment with an advisor, please select from the options below.
If you have general questions or need to follow up on a submitted form email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The program advisor will notify students of their cohort’s particular course of study before registering for classes. Course sequence is subject to change. To view course descriptions, progress standards and exit requirements visit the catalog.
- SPED 703 Inclusive Instruction in General Education Classrooms for Students with Learning and Behavior Disorders (3 credits)
- SPED 702 Classroom Management in Special Education and Inclusive Settings (3 credits)
- Pre-Service Fieldwork
- EDLIT 755 Literacy Instruction for Struggling Readers and Writers (3 credits)
- SPED 773 Math Methods for Adolescents with Disabilities (2 credits)
- SEDF 714 Adolescent Development and Learning: Grades 7-12 (3 credits)
- SPED 70450 Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students (3 credits)
First Fall – Full-time Teaching
- SPED 789 Practicum in Adolescent Special Education – Part 1 (1 credit)
- SPED 780 The Study of Learning Disabilities in Children and Adolescents (3 credits)
First Winter – Full-time Teaching
- SPED 776 Writing & Executive Function for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities (2 credits)
Second Spring – Full-time Teaching
- SPED 789 Practicum in Adolescent Special Education – Part 2 (1 credit)
- SPED 771 Methods of Teaching Reading for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities (3 credits)
Second Summer – Full-time Teaching
- SPED 701 Assessment of Students with Disabilities (3 credits)
- SEDC 716 Math: Curriculum and Methods – Grades 7-12 (3 credits)
- SEDC 717 Social Studies: Curriculum and Methods – Grades 7-12 (3 credits)
- SEDC 718 Science: Curriculum and Methods – Grades 7-12 (3 credits)
Second Fall – Full-time Teaching
- SPED 777 Supervised Clinical Teaching of Students with Learning Disabilities – Part 1 (1.5 credits)
Third Spring – Full-time Teaching
- SPED 777 Supervised Clinical Teaching of Students with Learning Disabilities – Part 2 (1.5 credits)
Total credits: 42