Childhood Education majors at St. John's benefit from the
outstanding resources, curriculum and opportunities available in
The School of Education, which has prepared leading teachers,
administrators and researchers for more than 100 years.
Students learn from renowned scholar-practitioners with abundant
experience in and connections to public and parochial schools
throughout the New York City area and across the country.
St. John’s metropolitan and Vincentian missions are reflected in
The School of Education’s many strategic partnerships with New York
City-area schools. These partnerships and the School’s
highly regarded after-school programs for at-risk students
help create internship and career opportunities for Childhood
Education majors — providing invaluable experience and leading to
full-time employment after graduation.
Childhood Education majors also gain an academic and
professional edge by joining any of the more than 180 student
organizations at St. John's — those in The School of
Dean's Scholars: Membership is reserved for the top
students in The School of Education, who act as ambassadors,
leaders and role models.
Education Society: A community service organization
whose goal is to support students in assisting those in need.
Kappa Delta Pi: An international honor society
dedicated to excellence in teaching.
Program Planning Board: An organization that offers
support to other groups and organizations in The School of
S.T.A.R.: A mentoring program designed to pair
freshmen in the School of Education with upperclassman who will
offer them helpful insight into the transition to college.
America Reads*America Serves: A program that calls on
all Americans to support teachers as they help ensure that every
American child can read well and independently by the end of
- Jumpstart:A national early literacy non-profit
organization that works towards the day when every child in America
enters school prepared to succeed.
Of course, Childhood Education majors also benefit from the
outstanding resources all St. John's students enjoy. For example,
all new students receive their own wireless laptop
computer with full access to St. John’s award-winning network.
Campus facilities include high-tech classrooms, laboratories and
our 1.7 million-volume Library. Our
D'Angelo Center is a five-story, 127,000-square-foot University
and Student Center with classrooms, lecture halls, a Starbucks café
and full-service food court.
Students take advantage of St. John’s location in dynamic New
York City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to
employers and other professional and educational resources
throughout the New York area.
Students make New York their classroom through innovative
courses like Discover New York. Students
also benefit from St. John's focus on an international academic
experience. The University offers extensive study abroad courses
during the academic year as well as the winter and summer
semesters. Students can live and learn at St. John's Rome,
Italy, campus and Paris,