Advisement and Mentoring

Course Schedules:

The Education Department offers convenient day and evening classes to accommodate fulltime and part-time candidates.

Academic Advisement/ Mentorship:

Continuous advisement and mentorship are hallmarks of the Education Department.  Each Education Degree candidate receives a personal mentor and specialized advisement by the Education faculty.  All AA in Teacher Education program candidates must contact Dr. Alicia Collins at (718) 270-4991, in Room B-1007, for the purposes of advisement, registration and mentorship.  All BA degree candidates are assigned a faculty mentor and a concentration mentor.  Please call or visit the Education Department if you have not met your mentor. You may also consult with our college’s student support adviser in the Student Advocacy and Support Services Center (SASSC), Ms. Rhonda Williams (718) 270-5149.  For general information about Education degree programs, you may consult the following program advisors:

BA Childhood Special Education (Grades 1-6)  Dr. Sheilah M. Paul
BA Childhood Education (Generalist) Dr. Tabora Johnson
BA Early Childhood Special Education     Dr. Donna Akilah Wright

Workshops

The Education Department offers workshops to prepare students for the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE), leading to State licensure.  The following non-credit bearing workshops are available each semester:
 

  • Content Specialty Test – Multi-Subject (CST-MS): EDUC 494
  • Content Specialty Test – Students with Disabilities (CST-SwD): EDUC 495
  • Critical Reading and Writing : EDUC 496
  • Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST): EDUC 498
  • Educating All Students Test (EAS): EDUC 499

Distance Learning and Academic Development:

In addition to weekly NYSTCE PREP workshops, the Education Department contracted CertEd.Com (http://www.certed.com) to provide Online NYSTCE test preparation.