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 at New Paltz offers a Master of Science in Education in Second Language Education. This two-track, thirty-six credit program leads to certification (initial and professional) in English to Speakers of Other Languages (Pre K-12) or to an extension in Bilingual Education (Elementary and Secondary).

The program includes core courses required of students in both tracks (twelve credits), specialized courses in each of the concentrations (fifteen credits), and additional courses in professional education (nine credits).

Second Language Education (Non-Certification) (064)

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

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

This 36 credit program leads to an MSEd in Second Language Education and offers a non-certification track for students interested in developing their knowledge and skills in teaching second language acquisition in a variety of professional spaces outside of NYS P-12 schools. 


Advanced Certificate Programs

TESOL: CR-ITI  (068)

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 is a grant-funded program that is currently offered off-campus.

Teaching English to Second Language Learners (066)

NOTE: Application to the Teaching English to Second Language Learners program has been temporarily suspended. Students should contact the department for alternative options.

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

  • TESOL: CR-ITI
  • Teaching English to Second Language Language Learners

NOTE: Application to the Teaching English to Second Language Learners program has been temporarily suspended. Students should contact the department for alternative options. 

  • Teaching English Language Learners (TELL)

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