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Fast Facts about Teacher Education at Seton Hall  

CEHS StudentsFast facts about the teacher preparation programs offered through the Educational Studies Department at Seton Hall.

  • Nationally accredited by NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education) including onsite review and candidate learning outcomes.
  • The following programs are nationally recognized by their professional associations for their assessment of candidate learning and its influence on continued instruction: Elementary (ACEI); Special Education (CEC); English (NCTE); Math (NCTM); Social Studies (NCSS), and Science (NSTA).
  • All elementary/special education majors are dually certified in both K-5 and special education (They are also eligible for a third teaching endorsement in early childhood.)
  • All elementary/special education majors complete four internships, 8 weeks each, prior to a full semester of senior student teaching. The internships are in a range of grade levels, school and classroom types, and serving students with diverse needs.
  • All secondary education majors earn an instructional teaching certificate in their content area such as math or English. They are eligible to earn a second certificate in special education.
  • All secondary education majors complete a minimum of 2 internships, 8 weeks long, prior to a full semester of senior student teaching.
  • We offer a highly competitive dual degree program—Bachelors of Education and a Masters in Speech Language Pathology—for those interested in combining the knowledge and skills associated with teaching and speech.
  • Office of Field Placement and Supervision works with school districts to provide rich clinical experiences that allow interns and senior student teachers to learn about the broad range of a teacher’s responsibilities in today’s classrooms.
  • Seton Hall offers a technology rich learning environment. 92.5% of teacher education graduates in 2012-2013 report being able to effectively integrate technology in their teaching (Program exit survey results).


For more information, please contact:

  • Debra Zinicola, Ed.D.
  • (973) 761-9394
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