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    Summer Literacy Program

    The Summer Literacy and Special Education programs are designed to provide assistance to elementary and middle school children who are having difficulty learning reading and writing skills. Teachers work with children both individually and in small groups to develop an instructional plan for academic success. The program runs July 1 - July 30, 2019.  Learn More

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    Graduate Programs

     Whether you're currently teaching, or looking to make a career move, our programs aim to prepare knowledgeable and caring educators who are passionate about teaching and learning. Learn More.

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    Study Abroad: Finland and Sweden
    Students from the School of Education spent spring break immersed in the landscape, culture and educational policy of Finland and Sweden. 
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    Guiding the Future of Education

    Our NCATE accredited programs feature hands-on experience that will prepare you for success as an educator. Learn more about our programs.


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    STEM Camps: Mathematics of Art

    The College will host STEM Camps for middle school and elementary students this summer.  Camps include an Emerging Technologies Camp, Forensic Science Camp, Mathematics & Art Camp, and Environmental Science Camp. The Camps are supported by Orange & Rockland. Visit our Stem Camps Page for more information and to register

School of Education

Founded as a teacher’s college, STAC has achieved national recognition by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now known as the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and is listed as a Top Tier Regional University (North) by U.S. News and World Report.

An education degree from STAC makes you eligible to teach in any New York State school. Because we are NCATE accredited, you’ll also be qualified to obtain teaching credentials in any other state.

View the School of Education Curriculum Sheets