Students interacting with classroom simulation technology

Why SOE?

Get to the Head of the Class

Our graduates become reflective practitioners who create caring classrooms and school communities, promote justice, and enable all students to be successful learners.

97%

of SOE graduates from the Class of 2020 are employed, continuing their education, or pursuing service.

33+

Degrees and programs

#5

Best Master's in Special Education 2020 (Source: GradReports.com)

Alumni

Make a Difference in the World

New York City Teaching Fellow and Adolescent Special Education graduate, Erin Lefevre '21, not only works as a full-time teacher in District 75 but is also the creator of "Liam's World," a project that documents the life of her autistic younger brother Liam, in pictures. Read a New York Times article that recounts her journey.

Erin Lefevre and her brother Liam
School of education student working in a classroom setting with students.

Close School Partnerships

Our close partnerships with local Westchester and New York City schools ensure our students receive high-quality learning experiences in a place that is convenient for them.

Why Teach in New York?

$87,069

Average salary for teachers in New York (Source: National Education Association)

#1

Highest paid in the nation (Source: National Education Association)

Top 10

Best States to Teach (Source: WalletHub)

Even More Opportunity

Our Combined Degree Program gives you the opportunity to get ahead of your peers and earn both a bachelor's degree and master's degree, plus at least two teaching certificates, in just five years.

Not only do we strive to put hands-on classroom experience at the forefront of our education programs, but we also support that with simulation classroom technology.

Today's globalized classrooms encompass many different cultures with a variety of learning styles. With our faculty-led courses, you have the opportunity to explore teaching methods across Europe and Central America.

We are a proud member of the Association for Advancing Quality in Education Preparation (AAQEP), an accreditation organization for education preparation programs. This association demonstrates our excellence in program practices and teacher readiness.

With small class sizes and ongoing academic support, as a student at SOE you'll receive individualized attention in an environment where you will thrive. Career Services support is available for both students and alumni, so we've got your back even after you graduate.

Master’s degree programs include convenient evening courses on both campuses and online. Learn more about our program options for career-changers and teachers seeking to enhance their careers.

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