NYC Teaching Fellows – Adolescent Special Education (MSEd)
Welcome to the NYC Teaching Fellows – 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 Fellows (NYCTF) is an alternative teacher preparation program leading to New York State teacher certification. The NYCTF program is a collaboration among the New York City Department of Education, CUNY, and certain private universities in New York City. Students teach full time in high needs New York City public schools while studying at partner universities and participating in continuous supervision and professional development. Tuition costs are subsidized at approximately 50% by the NYCDOE and students are not responsible for any tuition payments until their second year in the program. Upon successful completion of the two-year program, students earn a master’s degree and are eligible for New York State initial teacher certification.
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.
This course list applies to Cohort 33. Previous cohorts should contact their program coordinator for more details.
- EDLIT 75500 – Lit. Instruction for Struggling Readers & Writers (3 credits)
- SPED 78000 – Study of Learning Disabilities in Children and Adolescents (3 credits)
- SPED 70200 – Classroom Management in Special Education and Inclusive Settings (3 credits)
- SPED 78900 – Practicum in Adolescent Special Education – Part 1 (1 credit)
- SPED 70300 – Inclusive Instruction in General Education Classrooms for Students with Learning and Behavior Disorders(3 credits)
- SPED 77600 – Writing & Executive Function for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities (2 credits)
- SPED 78900 – Practicum in Adolescent Special Education – Part 2 (1 credit)
- SPED 77100 – Methods of Teaching Reading for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities (3 credits)
- SEDC 71600 – Math: Curriculum and Methods – Grades 7-12 (3 credits)
- SEDC 71700 – Social Studies: Curriculum and Methods – Grades 7-12 (3 credits)
- SEDF 71400 – Adolescent Development and Learning: Grades 7-12 (3 credits)
- SPED 70100 – Assessment of Students with Disabilities (3 credits)
- SPED 77700 – Supervised Clinical Teaching of Students with Learning Disabilities – Part 1 (1.5 credits)
- SPED 70450 – Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (3 credits)
- SPED 77300 – Math Methods for Adolescents with Disabilities (2 credits)
- SPED 77700 – Supervised Clinical Teaching of Students with Learning Disabilities – Part 2 (1.5 credits)
- SEDC 71800 – Science: Curriculum and Methods – Grades 7-12 (3 credits)
Total Credits = 42
Course Descriptions, Progress Standards, and Exit Requirements
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