Earn a Fast-Tracked Advance Certificate in Student with Disabilities (Grades 7-12)

INCREASE YOUR HIRING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR!

  • Complete online in two semesters (Summer & Fall 2021), with eligibility for hire for the 2021-22 school year in Brooklyn or the Bronx
  • Three (3) credits already waived for prior coursework
  • Fieldwork is embedded in each course
  • Graduate application fee is sponsored by CUNY
  • Tuition is subsidized by the university for up to three (3) credits

ELIGIBILITY 

  • CUNY School of Education students who have current classroom teacher certification or have submitted their initial classroom teacher certification application in TEACH
  • All grade level certifications are welcome to apply 
  • Students must commit to entire online advanced certificate program*
  • Participants in any NYCDOE subsidized programs are ineligible for this certificate track.
    * Additional requirements needed for SPED certifications

July 2021 
SPED 3701K (3 Credits) Reading & Writing  
Instruction for Students with  Disabilities 
SPED 3901K (3 Credits)  Instructional methods for  Students with Disabilities

August 2021 
SPED 5300K (3 Credits) Positive Approaches to  Challenging behaviors for  Students with Disabilities

Fall 2021 
SPED 5700G (2 Credits) Practicum in Teaching  Special Education 
SPED 5701G (2 Credits) Special Education Practicum Seminar  

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 25, 2021

HOW TO APPLY

  • Complete online application (Select Non-Degree option)
  • Upload unofficial transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended
  • Submit evidence of NYSED issued certification from TEACH account

    Admissions: Stacia Pusey, Assistant Dean of Enrollment & Student Services ( spusey@ccny.cuny.edu ) Online program: Dr. Christopher Yawn, Program Director ( cyawn@ccny.cuny.edu )