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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 Summer/Fall 2019 Admission Applications: March 15, 2019.
  • In-person advising for new, continuing and non-matriculated students for Spring 2019: Thursday, January 17 from 12-5PM in the North Academic Center, Room 4/204.
  • Prospective Graduate Student Information Session: Tuesday, February 19 from 5:30-6:30PM in the North Academic Center, Room 4/220B.
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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