Bilingual Extension for Pupil Personnel Services

 

This post-baccalaureate, advanced certificate program trains NYS certified school-based Pupil Personnel Services providers to become effective bilingual practitioners with high levels of competence using two languages of instruction: Spanish/English. Candidates must be employed and working in their area of certification in a bilingual setting at the time of application and during practicum semester.

Credits: 15

Certification: Bilingual Extension for those with New York State certification in Pupil Personnel Services

Eligibility & Admission Requirements

This program is designed for applicants who hold permanent or professional New York State certification in pupil personnel services.

  • A master’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.5 or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.0 and provisional certification in one of the certification areas listed above
  • Permanent or professional certification in:
    • School Administrator
    • School Building Leader
    • School Counselor
    • School Social Worker
    • School Psychologist
  • An on-site writing sample in English and in Spanish, and an interview conducted in English and Spanish
  • Two letters of recommendation, including one from a supervisor

To Apply

Applications are accepted each Fall and Spring semester.

To start your application, click here.

When applying to this program, under Program of Study, select School of Education – Other Programs and Bilingual Extension for Pupil Personnel Services.

Related Programs

If you have a master’s degree, hold New York State teacher certification, and are interested in pursuing the Bilingual Education Extension Certification, consider applying for our Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Education Extension for NYS Teachers.

Contact an Admissions Advisor

edadmissions@hunter.cuny.edu

Program Coordinator

Brian Collins