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Patricia Schall, Ph.D.
Teacher Education

(973) 290-4320

pschall@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 22C

Joseph Ciccone, Ed.D.
Educational Leadership

jciccone@cse.edu

Santa Rita Hall 402

 

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Accreditation

TEAC
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Washington DC, 20036
Phone: (202) 466-7236

Education

M.A., Ed.D. Graduates Leading Throughout the State and Beyond

Graduates of the CSE master's and doctoral programs in educational leadership are leading schools and districts throughout the state and beyond. From building principals to district superintendents, CSE graduates are making a difference.

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Program Offerings

For over a century, the College of Saint Elizabeth has been known as a leader in teacher education. Our program is intended to prepare competent, caring, responsible educators who emerge as empowered leaders in their profession. The program stays abreast of state and national certification requirements, and fulfills the expectations of regional and national accrediting bodies to offer undergraduate and graduate degrees and a wide variety of teaching certificates.

Undergraduate

B.A. in Teacher Education

1. Includes three NJ certifications, with possibility to test into a fourth
2. Prepares teachers for 21st Century teaching and learning
3. Experienced, successful and supportive faculty with years in the classroom
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Track in Elementary/Early Childhood Education

Track in Elementary/Middle School Math or Science Education

Minor in Secondary Education

Certifications

Accelerated Certification for Teaching – A.C.T. 1, A.C.T. 2

1. Flexible schedules
2. Cohort-based programs build community among students
3. Courses can count toward an M.A. in Education at CSE
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Graduate Certification in Middle School Science

1. Designed to enhance elementary and middle school teachers' science content knowledge
2. Improves the teaching of science at the elementary level
3. Provides a path to middle school science certification (NJ Middle School Endorsement in Science, Grades 5-8) for those candidates who complete the course requirements and pass the Middle School Science Praxis Exam (Praxis II Science Test #0439).
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Teacher of Students with Disabilities Certification

1. Prepares students to teach in self-contained special education classes in all settings
2. Highly recommended by the NJ Department of Education for all educators
3. Liberal arts approach instills dignity and respect for all students
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Graduate

Combined B.A. in Elementary Education to M.A. in Education

1. Complete a seamless transition from undergraduate to graduate work while becoming fully prepared for your role as an educator
2. Earn your Master's faster and benefit from financial savings
3. Enter the workplace at a distinct advantage in preparation and advanced learning
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M.A. in Education

1. Choice of two areas: Emphasis in Special Education; M.A. with ACT certification
2. Flexibility for various ACT certifications
3. Eligibility for teaching in NJ schools
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M.A. in Education with an Emphasis in Special Education

M.A. in Education with Initial Certification

M.A. in Educational Leadership (Supervisor and Principal Certification)

1. Cohort-based program with a two-year timeframe; classes are offsite
2. Graduates are readied for leadership roles with students, parents and faculty
3. Includes an administrative internship experience and research project
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Ed.D. in Educational Leadership

1. Prepares educators for a role as a School Administrator
2. Cohorts work collaboratively and meet at times convenient to working professionals
3. Program is aligned with the NJ Professional Standards for School Leaders (NJPSSL)
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Certificates

Graduate Certificate in Assistive Technology

1. Prepares educators for a modern classroom
2. Includes field experience in Assistive Technology
3. Can be specialized for Assistive Technology in Special Education
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Graduate Certificate in Holocaust/Genocide Education

1. Enables practicing teachers and student teachers to meet mandates for teaching about the Holocaust and genocide
2. Enables professionals employed in related private organizations to strengthen their knowledge and expertise in this topic
3. Provides opportunities for study of the Holocaust and genocide
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Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching in the 21st Century

 

What Students Are Saying

Nicole Francis, '15
"The experience I received throughout the education program at CSE, being placed in all the varying school settings, helped me feel comfortable in a professional learning environment. I felt very prepared, especially in the field of special education."
– Nicole Francis, '15

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Faculty and Staff

Joseph Ciccone, Ed.D.

Director of Education Programs

(973) 290-4383

jciccone@cse.edu

Santa Rita Hall 402

John R. Crews, Ed.D.

Half-time Professor

(973) 290-4382

jcrews@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 10G

Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

(973) 290-4386

bfriedlander@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 12A

Patricia Heindel, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Professional Studies

(973) 290-4102

pheindel@cse.edu

Santa Maria 42

Alan H. Markowitz, Ed.D.

Half-time Professor

(973) 290-4328

amarkowitz@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 20

Rev. Monsignor Thomas J. McDade, Ed.D.

Professor

(973) 290-4153

tmcdade@cse.edu

Annunciation Center 104

Keith Neigel, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

(973) 290-4397

kneigel@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 22A

Rose Marie Padovano, SC, Ed.S., D.Min.

Professor

(973) 290-4365

rpadovano@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 8

Patricia Schall, Ph.D.

Professor

(973) 290-4320

pschall@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 22C

Marshall Strax, Ed.D.

Professor

(973) 290-4367

mstrax@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 13A

Deborah Tulloch, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

(973) 290-4366

dtulloch@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 9

Melanie A. Conti, M.A.

Administrator

(973) 290-4355

mconti@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 43

Elizabeth A. Ford

Administrative Assistant

(973) 290-4284

eford@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 13C

Carol F. Mack

Graduate and Offsite Programs Coordinator

(973) 290-4374

cmack@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 13A

Who We Are

Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

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