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Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education: Additional NYS Certification - Advanced Certificate


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Program Coordinator

Christina Taharally
(212) 772-4679
1106 West
ctaharal@hunter.cuny.edu

This post-master’s, advanced certificate program (ECEB2-AC) provides teachers who already possess New York State teaching certification in Childhood Education Grades 1-6 the additional coursework required for an additional teaching certificate in Early Childhood Education Birth to Grade 2.

Admissions Requirements


  1. A master’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.5.
  2. NYS certification in Childhood Education Grades 1-6 or Pre-K-6 education.
  3. A personal statement.

Progress Standards


  1. Minimum GPA for Retention - Graduate students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to remain at Hunter College. Students whose grades fall below this standard are required to raise their GPAs to at least 3.0 within one semester.
  2. No F in the first two semesters—students who receive a grade of F(WU) in any course in the first two semesters will not be allowed to continue in the program.
  3. Progress holds due to Incomplete Grades - Students with two or more INs will not be allowed to register for any courses.
  4. Key Course Performance Standards
    • Students must receive a grade of at least a B in certain key program courses. (to be determined by programs, labeled in CUNY First, and noted in the catalog)
    • Students who receive a grade of F/WU in certain key program courses may not continue in the program (to be determined by programs, labeled in CUNY First, and noted in the catalog).

Exit Requirements


  1. An overall GPA of 3.0.
  2. A grade of at least B in classes with clinical fieldwork hours (ECF 70000  and ECC 71800 ).
  3. Must maintain a valid and appropriate NYS certification. 
  4. Complete the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) workhsop.

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