About our Partners:
The College of Mount St. Vincent:
Founded by the Sisters of Charity of New York, the College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, independent liberal arts college. The Mount’s pass rate on the NYS Teacher Education Certification Exam is 90-100%. It’s not just in the testing that we excel. In 2012 one of our alums was ranked #1 out of 12,000 New York City teachers. Baccalaureate and Master’s programs in Education are accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Master’s Program: Master’s in Childhood General and Special Education
Online Signup for in-person Graduate Courses: TESOL courses for the Individual Pathway to Certification
The College of St. Rose:
The College of St. Rose, chartered in 1920, is Middle States Accredited (See here for specialized accreditations). From the outset, while building on a liberal arts curriculum, the College emphasized the professional training of teachers for which it is renowned even today, along with a diverse offering of majors and programs.
Leadership Programs: Educational Administration Masters, SBL Certification
Founded in 1836, Alfred is the second oldest coeducational college in the United States. Alfred strives to be an innovative leader in the delivery of academic excellence and enduring educational value, preparing all students for success in their studies and throughout life. Alfred University has been recognized for its excellence by the Brookings Institution, US News & World Report, The Fiske Guide to Colleges, the Princeton Review, and Forbes, among others.
The Sage Colleges:
Russell Sage College was founded in Troy, New York, in 1916 by Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage and named in honor of her late husband, who had left her his considerable fortune. Mrs. Sage was active in the women’s suffrage movement; in founding the new College, [she] proposed to offer women the means of independence through the combination of broad education in the liberal arts with preparation for specific professional careers.
The Esteves School of Education, School of Health Sciences and School of Management are coeducational environments offering advanced study for professional practice and leadership through master’s degrees and post-master’s certification in a wide variety of applied disciplines. They serve both recent college graduates, including undergraduate students in accelerated bachelor’s/master’s programs, and individuals already at work in their professions.
Doctoral Program: Educational Leadership (Ed.D)