21st century school districts need skilled and compassionate educators capable of working with culturally and linguistically diverse students. The School of Education at SUNY New Paltz is a state-wide leader in preparing English as a New Language (ENL) teachers for the challenges and rewards of working with this growing group of students in schools.

Master of Science in Education

Second Language Education (065)

Beth Clark-Gareca, Graduate Coordinator, (845) 257-2856
garecab@newpaltz.edu 

http://www.newpaltz.edu/secondaryed/sec_ed_msed_2nd_lang_ed.html 

In response to the regional need for professionals prepared to educate students of limited English proficiency, SUNY New Paltz offers a Master of Science in Education in Second Language Education. This thirty-six credit program leads to certification (initial and professional) in English to Speakers of Other Languages (Pre K-12).

Advanced Certificate Programs

Teaching English to Second Language Learners (066)

Amy Grant, Program Coordinator
intensiveteacher@newpaltz.edu 

http://www.newpaltz.edu/iti/

SUNY New Paltz's clinically rich 15-credit Intensive Teacher Institute in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is designed for NYS Professionally certified teachers who have an interest in working with multilingual learners.
NOTE: This program is currently offered off-campus.

Teaching English Language Learners (TELL) (067)

NOTE: Application to the TELL program has been temporarily suspended. Students should contact the department for alternative options.

 

Graduate Programs in Second Language Education

Advanced Certificate Program

  • Teaching English to Second Language Language Learners
    NOTE: The Advanced Certificate in TESOL is only being offered at an extension site.
    Applicants should contact the department for more information. 
  • Teaching English Language Learners (TELL)
    NOTE: Application to the TELL Program has been temporarily suspended.
    Students should contact the department for alternative options.