School of Education

The mission of teacher education at SUNY Cortland is to build upon the foundation of liberal learning in the development of teachers who have exceptional pedagogical knowledge and skills.

Graduates of SUNY Cortland's teacher education program will be prepared to think critically, utilize technology, communicate effectively, understand and value diversity, contribute to their communities, and make a difference in the lives of their students.

SUNY Cortland is home to the largest comprehensive teacher education program in New York and the 10th largest among public institutions in the U.S. Now in its 134th year, Cortland educates more teachers than any other New York college or university by integrating a strong foundation of liberal arts and sciences with theory and application in teaching.

With engaged students, dedicated faculty, superior facilities and nationally recognized programs such as the Center for Fourth and Fifth Rs (Character Education) and innovative programs such as the Cortland's Urban Recruitment of Educators, SUNY Cortland continues to be one of the nation's premier educational institutions.

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Hundreds of Teacher Recruiters Coming to Campus

More than 200 teacher recruiters from 120 districts will court students and recent alumni at SUNY Cortland.

Spring 2018 ‘Incllusion’ Events Announced

Public health scholar Robert Fullilove's talk continues the series on Feb. 8.

SUNY Cortland Ranked No. 23 Nationally in Best Value for Teaching Degrees

Faculty, partnerships with school districts and SUNY Cortland students are credited for program's success.

SUNY Cortland Among Best in State in Special Education

Zippia.com ranked the College's program at No. 4 among New York universities.

Service Learning’s Economic Impact

A Nov. 2 roundtable explains plans to assess costs and benefits of applied learning.

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