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MAT Dual Certification


Bilingual Advanced Certificate Program 

This program provides school teachers already certified in their respective disciplines with a 15-credits sequence of courses that leads to the NYS Bilingual Education Extension and a Queens College Advanced Certificate Program. The bilingual education extension qualifies the candidates for positions as bilingual school teachers to work in the schools of the State of New York.

Admission Requirements and Prerequisites
To be admitted in the program candidates are required to:  
  • Hold a current NYS Teacher Certificate and
  • Be proficient in a language other than English. This proficiency must be in the language in which they are seeking the Bilingual Extension.

Elementary and/or Secondary school teachers interested in this program should contact the Program Coordinator and Graduate Advisor: Patricia Velasco, Ed.D. Powdermaker Hall 017, Phone (718) 997 5318 Fax (718) 997 5317 or Email pvelasco@qc.cuny.edu or contact 
Juan Valdez, jvaldez@qc.cuny.edu.

The Bilingual Extension is offered in the following languages:

Spanish
Chinese
Korean
French (prospective French bilingual students should contact Fabrice Jaumont to receive financial support from the French government. 212 439 1408, fabrice.jaumont@diplomatie.gouv.fr)
Russian

Students who speak other languages are also encouraged to apply.

For information on the college graduate program requirements, application forms and application deadlines, registration fees, tuition, and financial aid, prospective students should contact the Queens College Graduate Admissions Office.             

 

 EECE 761 Educating the Non-native Speakers of English:
Theory and Research
 

 3 cr.

 EECE 763 Teaching of Reading and Language Arts in Bilingual Education  

 3 cr.

 EECE 764 Learning the Content Areas in Multilingual Settings:
Teaching and Assessment   

 3 cr.

 EECE 766 English Language Learning in the Bilingual Classroom:
The Theoretical Background

 3 cr.

 EECE 767 English Language Learning in the Bilingual Classroom:
Pedagogical Applications   

 3 cr.

 Total Credits

15 cr. 

Advisors

Prof. Patricia Velasco
Program Coordinator
Advisor for the MSED with Bilingual Extension Students
Powdermaker Hall, Room 017
Phone: 718-997 5318
pvelasco@qc.cuny.edu

Prof. Karen Steuerwalt
Advisor for the MAT with Bilingual Extension Students
Powerdermaker Hall, Room 054
Phone: 718-997 5336
Karen.Steuerwalt@qc.cuny.edu

Prof. Juan Valdez
Faculty
Powdermaker Hall, Room 054
Fax: 718-997 5317
jvaldez@qc.cuny.edu

 

 Office Information

 

Chair: Daisuke Akiba
Powdermaker Hall, Room 057C

65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Flushing, NY 11367

Telephone: 718-997-5302

Fax: 718-997-5325 
Email: eece@qc.cuny.edu

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