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Bilingual Education & TESOL Programs

Bilingual Education & TESOL Programs

Student teacher and one of her students

Upcoming Dates, News & Events:

  • Deadline for​ Spring​ 2019 Admission Applications: ​October 15, 2018
  • Prospective Graduate Student Information Session: Thursday, September 13 from 5:30-6:30PM in NAC 6/207C
  • ​In person advising for matriculated and non-matriculated students:
    Summer Sessions: ​Thursday, May 31 from 12-5 in NAC 4/211
    Summer Session II (July): ​Tuesday, June 26 from 12-5 in NAC 6/207C
    Fall 2018: ​Tuesday, August 21 from 12-5 in NAC 4/211
    ** Non-matriculated students will need to submit immunization records ( in order to register for classes.  Plan ahead!
  • Summer Session I classes begin June 4, 2018.
  • Summer Session II classes begin July 2, 2018.
  • Fall '18 classes begin August 27, 2018.
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The Programs in Bilingual Education and TESOL in the School of Education prepare teachers for service in a culturally and linguistically diverse society, with the goal of developing and supporting proficiency and literacy in students' native languages and in additional (second) languages.

Undergraduate Program:

Graduate Programs:
  • Bilingual Childhood Education*
    (Grades 1-6)
  • Bilingual Education*
  • Bilingual Extension*
    (pairs with another certification)
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
    (Grades PreK-12/Adult)

Grant Programs:

*Bilingual Programs are generally offered for Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Haitian Creole. Please check with the program director regarding bilingual programs in other languages, especially Arabic, Bengali, French, Hebrew, Korean, Russian, and Yiddish.
Reminder to current students: Please be sure we have your current email address so that we can stay in contact with you. Click here to send us email address changes.



Tatyana Kleyn
Program Director

North Academic Center
Room 4/204B
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

p: 212.650.5328