Yonkers Teacher Academy – Adolescent Special Education (MSEd)


Welcome to the Yonkers Teacher Academy home page! Use this page as a guide to the program from acceptance to graduation.

Yonkers Teacher Academy is a 2-year Master’s program to prepare adolescent Special Education teachers to work in Yonkers Public Schools and earn New York State certification. Candidates are employed in Yonkers Public Schools as full-time teachers for the duration of their Master’s program under Trans B certification; upon successful completion of the program, candidates receive a Master’s degree from Hunter College and are eligible for initial certification. Tuition is subsidized by Yonkers Public Schools.