Education – CGCC

Education

Teaching Assistant

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TEACHING ASSISTANT (CERT.)

This program provides a clear educational path for individuals wanting to pursue work as a teaching assistant or for current employees to retain or upgrade their employment status. The certificate meets the New York State Education Department’s requirements for new or non-certified teaching assistants.

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Teacher Education

The College is proud to offer a jointly registered teacher education program with SUNY New Paltz that is approved by the New York State Education Department. This program has two certification options:

  • Childhood – First to Sixth Grade (1-6)
  • Adolescence – Seventh to Twelfth Grade (7-12)

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Available academic concentrations:

  1. Liberal Arts & Science, Math and Science: Biology A.S. Degree
  2. Liberal Arts & Science, Math and Science: Chemistry A. S. Degree
  3. Liberal Arts & Science, Math and Science: Mathematics A. S. Degree
  4. Liberal Arts & Science, Humanities: English A. A. Degree
  5. Liberal Arts & Science, Social Science: Social Studies A.A. Degree

Columbia-Greene students entering this program are, at the same time, accepted into the College at New Paltz. Upon successful completion of either an A.A. degree (English, history or social studies concentration) or an A.S. degree (biology, chemistry or mathematics concentration), students can seamlessly transfer to SUNY-New Paltz with full junior standing in order to complete the bachelor’s degree. Admission to New Paltz is guaranteed under this joint program if the following criteria for acceptance are met:

  1. complete a prescribed program with an academic concentration and a 2.75 GPA or higher
  2. a grade of B- or above is required in PY 205, ED 101, MA 105, ED 110, EN 101 and EN 102 for Childhood Education
  3. a grade of B- or above is required in PY 205 and ED 101 in Adolescence Education. And a grade of B or above is required in EN 101 and EN 102 in Adolescence Education.
  4. complete a successful interview with program staff at SUNY New Paltz
  5. submit documentation of approved work experience with children

NOTE: The Childhood 1-6 option will provide the transfer base for dual certification of B-2 and 1-6 at SUNY New Paltz. The joint admission program is designed for students who plan to transfer to the College at New Paltz in childhood, adolescence education with the certification options and academic concentrations listed above. However, please be informed that course adjustments can be made in order for students to successfully transfer to other SUNY and private colleges. Students transferring to an education program other than the College at New Paltz may discuss their plans with the Education Coordinator, Bill Mathews. He can be reached in the Counseling Office, Room 112 or at (518) 828-4181 ext. 3396.

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EDUCATION (LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCE) BIOLOGY (ADOLESCENCE) (A.S.)

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EDUCATION (LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCE) CHEMISTRY (ADOLESCENCE) (A.S.)

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EDUCATION (LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCE) ENGLISH (ADOLESCENCE) (A.A.)

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EDUCATION (LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCE) MATHEMATICS (ADOLESCENCE) (A.S.)

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EDUCATION (LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCE) SOCIAL STUDIES (ADOLESCENCE) (A.A.)

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EDUCATION (LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCE) BIOLOGY (CHILDHOOD (A.S.)

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EDUCATION (LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCE) ENGLISH (CHILDHOOD) (A.A.)

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EDUCATION (LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCE) HISTORY (CHILDHOOD) (A.A.)

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EDUCATION (LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCE) MATHEMATICS (CHILDHOOD) (A.S.)

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