Middle School Certification in Childhood Education (1-6) Certificate Extension to Grades 7, 8, and 9, Advanced Certificate

6 Credits
The School of Education
Queens Campus, Staten Island Campus, Manhattan Campus, Oakdale Campus

Overview

Responding to the most current middle school needs, teachers who are certified to teach adolescent or childhood education may expand their career opportunities by earning our new Middle School Extension Advanced Certificate. ou will not only be eligible to teach a wider range of grades, you will also gain knowledge of current best practices related to middle level education. These practices prepare you to create teaching and learning experiences based on the unique characteristics of middle school children.

You will not only be eligible to teach a wider range of grades, you will also gain knowledge of current best practices related to middle level education. These practices prepare you to create teaching and learning experiences based on the unique characteristics of middle school children.

Contact

Queens
Kelly K. Ronayne, D.A.
Associate Dean
The School of Education
718-990-2304
graded@stjohns.edu

Staten Island
Rosette Allegretti, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean
718-390-4130

Manhattan
Steven M. Neier
212-277-5122
neiers@stjohns.edu

Oakdale
Linda Faucetta
Administrative Director
631-218-7775
faucettl@stjohns.edu

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Courses

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Admission

Please view the School of Education Graduate Admission Application Requirements for detailed admission information.

Queens
Kelly K. Ronayne, D.A.
Associate Dean
The School of Education
718-990-2304
graded@stjohns.edu

Staten Island
Rosette Allegretti, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean
718-390-4130

Manhattan
Steven M. Neier
212-277-5122
neiers@stjohns.edu

Oakdale
Linda Faucetta
631-218-7775
faucettl@stjohns.edu

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Career Outcomes

Secondary school teachers are qualified for a broader range of positions. Hiring teachers with such flexibility is especially appealing to principals who are starting new small middle schools and schools with a 6-12 model. Since there are currently as many as 856 middle schools in New York State, the employment opportunities for teachers possessing middle school certification expand exponentially.

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