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Dads Can Read Too! How one Pre K is Battling Stereotypes

Every week ‘Learning Through Play’ pre-K center in the South Bronx invites dads to read to their classes. Assistant Principal Anthony Tucker is trying to combat stereotypes that being involved at school is primarily the responsibility of moms, while also building his students’ love for books. Read the full story at ChalkBeat. His view is, “Kids […]

By John Russo | news . pre k

NYC Teacher Certification Explained – How do Teachers Get Certified in NYC?

The Nuts and Bolts of Teacher Certification: In New York state teachers must be certified or be in the process of certifying in order to teach. The certification requirements for all teachers in New York State are all the same for everybody: Completion of all state tests (EAS ,EdTPA, CST in appropriate subject) Completion […]


Open House – Early Childhood Masters Degree

We are holding an open house for our Concordia College of NY  Early Childhood Masters Degree Program Starting this February About our Program: Teach Pre K with our Early Childhood Masters Degree. This program satisfies requirements for general and special ed certification, birth- grade 2, (both provisional and professional certification). No undergrad education courses are necessary as […]

By John Russo | Early Childhood . pre k . Uncategorized

Alumni Success – Director of Early Childhood, District 11

Deborah L. Alford is the District 11 Director of Early Childhood Education. Before that, she worked at The James Mc Cune Smith Community School 200, in Harlem, as a Testing Coordinator, Pre-K Supervisor, AIS Liaison, Saturday Academy Instructor for the English Language Learners (ELLS), and Early Childhood Specialist. Deborah graduated in 2008 from Cohort 18 in our […]


How Do I Get Teacher Certification in NY?

You need certification to teach, but sometimes it can be confusing to figure out which classes will get you the right certification. We offer programs to help you get initial certification, professional certification, special ed certification, and administrative certification. How do I get teacher certification in NY? What about counselor or administrator certification? Here’s a […]


Who Teaches Pre K

Mayor DeBlasio said that NYC is going to hire an additional 8000 teachers to teach Pre-K in the coming years. Who are these teachers? Who teaches Pre K? Where do they come from? How do they get certified? We take a look in this video. Sign up for our Email Newsletter For Email Marketing you […]


Job Posting Montessori School

JOB OPENING: Montessori School Seeks Classroom teacher with 2 other teachers, Montessori classrooms are mixed ages 2.5 – 4 years old NYS Early Childhood Certification Birth – 2nd required    School: Nazareth Nursery Montessori School 216 W15th Street New York, NY 10011 Contact: Jennifer Olivera –  212-243-1881  Hours: 8:30 – 5:30 We go by an academic […]

By John Russo | Early Childhood . Job Posting . pre k

Pre K Teacher News

Fariña and De Blasio address Pre K Teachers – Pre K Teacher News Day 1 for the new Pre K initiative draws near! The Mayor and Chancellor are using this time to rally the new Pre K teachers around the city. They spoke at the new Pre K Initiative, a training program to prep teachers […]