Effective Fall 2014, admission of new students to the Childhood Education program leading to only Childhood grades 1-6 certification is being temporarily suspended due to low enrollment. Students interested in Childhood Education should select either Childhood with Special Education or Early Childhood/Childhood Education.
The School offers a four-year program leading to the degree, Bachelor of Science in Education-Childhood Education (grades 1-6), with a liberal arts concentration. Students who wish to obtain New York State initial certification (1-6) and to major in education must complete the requirements listed below.
Admission Requirement: 25 hours of service learning
Block II includes 12.5 hours of field experiences
Block III includes 12.5 hours of field experiences
Block IV includes 25 hours of field experiences
Block V includes 25 hours of field experiences
”Commissioner’s Regulations CR 52.21, General Requirements (ii)(a) require all teacher candidates to study “a language other than English.” By meeting Geneseo’s requirement for such language study, all teacher candidates meet the NY certification requirement.”
Candidate Information and resume maybe required the semester prior to practicum placements. Candidates are responsible for their own transportation for all field experiences and student teaching.