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Message from Dean Isabelle

Message from Interim Dean Aaron Isabelle

We welcome you to a demanding, rewarding profession and stand ready to support you fully as you learn, practice, and prepare for your teaching career.

Our mission in the School of Education is to prepare caring, critical, and reflective professionals to maximize student success. We are proud to be an outstanding provider of teacher and leader education to help pre-service and in-service teachers become agents of change to meet the needs of all students in the classroom.  





AAQEP logoIn preparation for its upcoming accreditation visit, the School of Education at SUNY New Paltz welcomes feedback from all stakeholders about the quality of its programs. If you are interested in providing feedback, please follow the link below.

AAQEP Third-Party Comment
Third-Party Comment. Do you have feedback about the quality of educator preparation provided by an AAQEP member? We value the perspectives of faculty, students, alumni, P-12 partners, and anyone else who has knowledge of or experience with the programs we review.

What We Offer

The School of Education (SOE) offers baccalaureate degrees in Early Childhood/Childhood Education and Adolescence Education; master's degrees in Early Childhood/Childhood and Adolescence Education, Literacy, Special Education, and Humanistic Education, as well as Certificates of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership.

SOE is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Most programs lead to our recommendation for New York State certification. As a graduate, you will be well-grounded in content, theoretical and historical perspectives, pedagogy, the Common Core Learning Standards and clinical practice.


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