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Spring Newsletter
March 12, 2015

The School of Education's spring newsletter.

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Contact the School of Education at:

(914) 674-7350

Message from the Dean

Welcome to the Mercy College School of Education!

With a highly experienced faculty we pride ourselves on preparing first-rate teachers for the New York City metropolitan region. Our programs are particularly suited for preparation of urban and suburban teachers. Our programs attract teacher and teacher candidates who come to the profession from many diverse backgrounds and experiences with the goal of advancing their professional careers.

We invite you to contact us in person, by phone or e-mail so that we can more precisely tailor our programs to suit your interests and needs.

Alfred S. Posamentier, PhD.


Become an Educator: Make an Impact on Teaching and Learning

Join the Mercy College School of Education family to prepare to become a teacher or school leader ready to meet today’s education challenges. You can earn your master’s degree, certification in your chosen area and clinical experience while working with our outstanding faculty in Mercy College programs, all of which are nationally recognized. Learn more

Mercy and Yonkers "Race to the Top"

With a "Race to the Top" grant Mercy College developed a groundbreaking partnership with the Yonkers Public Schools to provide a full year of clinical experience in K-12 classrooms for graduate Education Math majors. Students take 45 graduate credits at Mercy and are also paired with a Yonkers master teacher - ending with a master’s degree in secondary math education and certification in math and special education. A win-win model for the future.

Bronx Parent Center

The Bronx Parent Center was launched in October 2012 in an effort to get parents in the Bronx more involved in their children's education. The Center seeks to give parents the knowledge and skills they need to become active participants in their children's education.

We are proud to announce that the Mercy College School of Education is the first institution in the United States to be awarded initial national accreditation by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and its successor organization, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Professionals (CAEP). In addition, all of our master's degree education programs in Childhood, Early Childhood, Secondary Education (English, Mathematics, Science (Biology) and Social Studies), TESOL, Literacy and School Leadership are nationally recognized by their professional associations. National accreditation provides a seal of approval for Mercy and enhances our graduates' credentials when seeking employment.  Learn more.

  • 1,500

    Students in Graduate Education programs.

  • 6

    Members of the School of Education Faculty attended an education conference in June at the University College for Teacher Education in Lower Austria.

  • 3

    School of Education Faculty members have achieved Fulbright recognition. Dr. Sudha Ramswamy, our newest faculty member to be honored, is working with Austrian colleagues to develop curriculum for special needs students in Austria.  

  • 300+

    In October we expect 300+ early childhood teachers from all over the country to attend the 50th Anniversary of the Westchester Association for the Education of Young Children confrences, hosted by the Department of Childhood Education.

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