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Department of Teaching & Learning


Prof. Laura Gellert, Chair • Department Office: NA 6/207B • Tel: 212-650-5796

General Information

The Department of Teaching & Learning offers graduate programs leading to New York State initial and/or professional certification in art education, childhood education, early childhood education, educational theatre, English education, mathematics education, science education, social studies education, and Spanish education.

Initial certification programs are available at the graduate level for students with a baccalaureate degree. Professional certification programs leading to a master’s degree are available to students who possess initial certification. Students already holding a master’s degree in a content-related area may enroll in an advanced certificate program.

Students who are not seeking New York State certification may enroll in non-certification programs in art education, childhood education, early childhood education, and theater education.

Faculty

Megan Blumenreich, Professor
B.A., Colby College; M.A., Ed.M., and Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia Univ.

Randy Brozen, Lecturer
B.S., Empire State College, SUNY; M.F.A., The City College of the City University of New York

Nancy Cardwell, Doctoral Lecturer
B.A., St. John's University; M.S., Bank Street College of Education; Ed.M., Harvard University, Graduate School of Education; Ph.D., The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

David Crismond, Associate Professor
B.A. and Ed.M., Rutgers College; M.S.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ed.D., Harvard Univ., Graduate School of Education

Elizabeth Dunn-Ruiz, Lecturer
B.A., Hunter College; M.S., College of Mount Saint Vincent; M.F.A., The New School

Shira Eve Epstein, Associate Professor
B.A., Rutgers College, Rutgers Univ.; M.A. and Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia Univ.

Beverly Falk, Professor
B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.S.Ed., The City College of the City University of New York; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia Univ.

Catherine Franklin, Associate Professor
B.A., Univ. of Rhode Island; M.A., Leslie Univ.; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia Univ.

Laura Gellert, Associate Professor and Chair
A.B., Bryn Mawr College; M.S., New York Univ.; Ph.D., The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Sobha Kavanakudiyil, Lecturer
B.A., Fordham University; M.A., New York University

Sohee Koo, Assistant Professor

B.F.A, School of Visual Arts; M.F.A., School of Visual Arts; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia Univ.

Francisco Salgado-Robles, Associate Professor
B.A., Universidad de Sevilla; M.A., Univ. of Missouri; M.A.T., Universidad de Extremadura; M.Ed., Universidad Pablo de Olavide; Ph.D., Univ. of Florida

Richard N. Steinberg, Professor
B.S., SUNY Binghamton; M.S. and Ph.D., Yale Univ.

Despina A. Stylianou, Professor
B.S. and M.Ed., Boston Univ.; M.A. and Ed.D., Univ. of Pittsburgh

Jan Valle, Professor
B.A. and M.A., Furman Univ.; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia Univ.

Ann Wilgus, Associate Professor
B.L.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.F.A., Univ. of North Carolina-Greensboro; M.S.Ed., Bank Street College; Ph.D., The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Yael Wyner, Associate Professor
B.S., Yale Univ.; Ph.D., New York Univ./American Museum of Natural History

Affiliate Faculty

Marit Dewhurst, Professor
B.A., Univ. of Michigan; Ed.M. and Ed.D., Harvard University

Issa I. Salame, Associate Professor
B.S., The City College of the City University of New York; M.Ph. and Ph.D., The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Professors Emeriti

Ruth R. Adams
Bernard Bernstein
Augustine Brezina
Hubert Dyasi
Shirley Feldman
Ruth Grossman
Elizabeth S. Hirsch
Robert Lento
Joel Mansbach
Martin Marin
Harold J. McKenna
James L. Neujahr
Oliver Patterson
Julius Pastor
Alfred S. Posamentier
Anne S. Peskin
Howard Sasson
Madelon D. Stent