The Teacher Education Transfer A.S. program prepares students for transfer and eventual
licensure by providing a solid liberal arts foundation and
pre-professional courses. The Teacher Education Transfer program enables graduates to:
- identify the opportunities and challenges facing the teaching profession to
- explore career options and assess their readiness to assume a professional status;
experience direct observations in educational settings; and
- participate in a professional community dedicated to ethical practice an
d cultural diversity.
The Teacher Education Transfer A.S. curriculum is designed for students who want t
o transfer to a teacher education program at a four-year college or
university. The program serves those interested in teaching grades K-12. The
curriculum is compliant with all SUNY and New York State Education
Department (SED) requirements for transfer to a baccalaureate program leading to teacher certification.
NOTE: Before working in a public educational setting, prospective employees will be required to undergo a fingerprint check. Individuals with a
criminal history should be aware that they may have difficulty obtaining
clearance for student teaching and/or New York State Teacher Licensing.
Students with questions in this area may want to consult an advisor or college counselor before pursuing the TET program.