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Department of
Teacher Education

Teachers prepared by the York College Department of Teacher Education demonstrate caring and ethical professional behavior in order to build teaching and learning environments that draw on the strengths of students

NYS Education Department Awards $5.4 Million to Four CUNY Colleges to Increase the Number of Minority Teachers in New York Schools

Grants Will Help CUNY Increase the Amount of Historically Underrepresented Individuals in Teaching Careers

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Spotlight on Alumni

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  • Varsha Misir

    Varsha Misir

    Class of 2018, Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) and English Language Arts (Grades 7-9)

  • Kemba Lodescar

    Kemba Lodescar

    Class of 2017, Teacher Education - Grades 1-6

  • Kathleen Robbins

    Kathleen Robbins

    Class of 2004, Teacher Education - Earth Science/7-12

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York College Mission

York College enriches lives and enables students to grow as passionate, engaged learners with the confidence to realize their intellectual and human potential as individuals and global 

Teacher Education Vision

The vision of the Department of Teacher Education  builds upon the vision and mission of York College. The department's vision is to develop a cadre of professional educators who, having been taught by models of good teaching, are prepared with an array of theories, tools, and skills necessary to create rich learning environments in which urban children and youth can strive for and reach success.

Teacher Education Mission

Teachers prepared by the York College Department of Teacher Education demonstrate caring and ethical professional behavior in order to build teaching and learning environments that draw on the strengths of students’ diverse cultures, languages, exceptionalities, multiple intelligences, and learning styles. By providing our students with learning experiences that develop deep and broad content knowledge and life skills, our teacher candidates become effective practitioners who will:

The Department of Teacher Education is open on Tuesday - Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For questions/concerns contact the following individuals:


Teacher Education
Room AC-1D12
718-262-2450

Dr. Keiler
Chairperson

Regina Misir
Academic Accreditation Specialist

Yvette Simmons
CUNY Office Assistant

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation