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Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Education (Spanish)

Description

Designed for individuals who wish to add the Bilingual Teacher Extension but do not wish to complete a master's degree. The program meets the academic requirements for adding the Bilingual Teacher Extension-Initial to an existing initial or professional New York State teaching certification except for those certified in a foreign language.

Admission to the Program

The application process is managed by the Graduate School. Applicants must have the following qualifications:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  2. Valid New York State certification in one of the following areas:
    • Initial Early Childhood Birth-Grade 2
    • Initial Childhood Education Grades 1-6
    • Initial Adolescence, any content area 7-12 (other than foreign language)
  3. Demonstrated proficiency in Spanish at the advanced level. An oral proficiency interview may be required of some applicants. If required, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, (585) 395-2269, will contact the applicant to schedule the interview.

Program Requirements

Students must meet the College's standards for graduate study.

Courses

  • EDI 612 Bilingual Methods of Teaching Content
  • EDI 628 Methods, Materials and Cultural Perspectives in TESOL/Bilingual Education
  • EDI 641 Theories and Trends in Bilingual-Multicultural Education
  • EDI 661 Research in Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

Note: EDI 628 and EDI 521 each require a 25-hour field experience component.

Certification

Students who complete this program are eligible for the College’s recommendation for New York State certification. Program completion and submission of the recommendation request form are also required to secure the College’s recommendation. Additional New York state certification requirements must be satisfied to earn certification. Students are advised to consult the Brockport Certification Office.

Department of Education and Human Development

Department Chair: Sue Robb
Location: Brown 282
Visit Website
Email: ehdweb@brockport.edu
Phone: (585) 395-2205
Fax: (585) 395-2172

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Jennifer Ashton Ph.D
(University Of Rochester)
Assistant Professor

Robert W Bailey Ph.D
(University Of South Florida)
Assistant Professor

Leslie A Bull MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Lecturer (10 Month)

Deborah L Bussewitz MS
(Nazareth College Of Rochester)
Lecturer

Sandra Cimbricz Ph.D
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Assistant Professor

Valerie D Clark MED
(Nazareth College Of Rochester)
Lecturer

Lynne Cohen MS
(CUNY Queens College)
Visiting College Supervisor

Vicki L Cook EDD
(University Of Rochester)
Adjunct Lecturer

Lorraine De Siena MA
(University Of Rochester)
College Supervisor

John DeBaun MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
College Supervisor

Nancy Di Pasquale MS
(SUNY College At Buffalo)
Instructional Support Associate

David Dimbleby MED
(Nazareth College Of Rochester)
Adjunct Lecturer

Laurie J Downey AS
(Genesee Community College)
Secretary 1

Thomas R Giblin EDD
(University Of Florida)
Professor

Maureen Goldsmith MED
(Nazareth College Of Rochester)
Adjunct Lecturer

Alice Harnischfeger MS
(Nazareth College Of Rochester)
Adjunct Lecturer

Mary Harrison MS
(SUNY College At Geneseo)
College Supervisor

Rae L Helman CAS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Lecturer

Kim R Houserman CAS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
College Supervisor

Cathy H Joynt CAS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
College Supervisor

Melanie R Kepler MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
College Supervisor

Miryam Matulic-Keller EDD
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Adjunct Lecturer

Lisa J Montanaro MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Karen E Murray MS
(Nazareth College Of Rochester)
Adjunct Lecturer

Theodore R Murray MSED
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Lecturer

Kathleen Olmstead Ph.D
(Hofstra University)
Assistant Professor

Carole A Pelttari EDD
(Northern Illinois University)
Assistant Professor

Jennifer L Powell MED
(Roberts Wesleyan College)
Lecturer

Mark E Rennie MS
(Roberts Wesleyan College)
Lecturer

Lourdes E Roa MSED
(Saint John Fisher College)
Adjunct Lecturer

Sue K Robb Ph.D
(University Of Missouri-Columbia)
Assoc Prof/ Associate Dean

Frank D Rossi CAS
(SUNY College At Geneseo)
Lecturer

Brandy A Schill MS
(Walden University)
Lecturer

Agnes M Seneway MS
(Nazareth College Of Rochester)
College Supervisor

Amy L Shema Ph.D
(University Of Rochester)
Adjunct Lecturer

Kayla Swan BS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Graduate Assistant

Janka Szilagyi Ph.D
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Associate Professor and Chair

Lee Ann Townsend CAS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Peter D Veronesi Ph.D
(University Of Iowa)
Associate Professor

Joanne Vogler AS
(Bryant And Stratton College-Rochester)
Secretary 1

Carol Wade Ph.D
(Clemson University)
Assistant Professor

Karen M Whiteman EDD
(North Carolina State University At Raleigh)
Adjunct Lecturer

Christian Wilkens EDD
(Harvard University)
Assistant Professor and Associate Chair

Allison M Wright MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Lecturer

Jie Zhang Ph.D
(Tennessee Technological University)
Associate Professor