Mar 01, 2021
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This program (Academic Plan: ECSB2-AC) leads to a post-master’s Advanced Certificate in Special Education: Early Childhood, Birth – Grade 2 consistent with regulations of the New York State Education Department. The program is designed for students with existing New York State certification in early childhood general education; it leads to an additional teaching certificate in students with disabilities birth to grade 2.
- A master’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.5.
- New York State initial, professional or permanent certification in Early Childhood Education, Birth – Grade 2.
- A personal statement.
- A recommendation from a supervisor or academic professor.
- Submission of official score report on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
- 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.
- 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.
- Progress holds due to Incomplete Grades - Students with two or more INs will not be allowed to register for any courses.
- 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).
Course of Study
- An overall GPA of 3.0.
- A grade of at least B in classes based upon field work (SPEDE 77600 ) and clinical teaching (SPEDE 77820 or SPEDE 77920 ).
- Completion of the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) workshop.