Hudson River Teacher Center
Bilingual Certification Pathway


Our partnership with Manhattanville College offers a 15 credit Certificate of Advanced Study in Bilingual Education – Spanish. The program is designed for candidates who have a valid NYS certificate in Elementary or Childhood Education, are fluent in Spanish and hold a Masters degree. The Certificate of Advanced Study qualifies candidates to teach in bilingual and dual language classrooms in Spanish. Fluency in Spanish is determined by a score of Advanced-Low or above on the ACTFL OPI (American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language Oral Proficiency Interview) examination.

REQUIRED COURSES OF THE PROGRAM ARE:

  • Foundations of Bilingual Education
  • Cultural Perspectives for Educators
  • Teaching Literacy for English Language Learners)
  • Teaching in a Bilingual Context
  • Teaching Content in a Bilingual Context
  • NYS Bilingual Education Assessment
  • Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Workshop

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For additional information, please contact:
Jackie Levine
Hudson River Teacher Center
Teacher Center Director
(914) 248-2343