If you want to pursue a career in childhood education (grades 1-6) or early childhood education (birth-grade 2), you’ll find that SUNY Cortland has a stellar reputation for excellence in preparing teachers.
At Cortland you’ll learn from expert faculty who have years of experience in school settings. They will help you translate what you learn in class to the real-world setting of a preschool or elementary school classroom.
And because experience is usually the best teacher, you’ll spend 100 hours or more in the field before you begin your student teaching, giving you opportunities to explore a variety of different educational environments.
A Cortland degree makes employers take notice. We prepare more elementary and preschool teachers than any other college or university in New York. Schools are confident that when they hire a Cortland-educated graduate, they’re hiring someone destined to become a great teacher.
As a student in the Childhood/Early Childhood Department you will be part of the:
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June 28, 2022
The campus community may submit memories online.
May 17, 2022
Seven university faculty and staff members received a SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence.
May 2, 2022
New program gives education majors an opportunity to earn as they learn.
April 19, 2022
Associate professor chooses hands-on teaching methods to prepare future elementary educators.
Nov. 23, 2021
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