School of Education



Rethinking STEM-D Education: Innovative Practices from the Field

Fellow educators and researchers shared best practices in STEM-D education in this special one-day conference presented in collaboration by The Pace University School of Education, The Lower Hudson Teacher Center Network, The New York Technology Educators Network, Southern Westchester BOCES and The Lower Hudson Regional Information Center.


We mourn the loss of our beloved colleague John DiNatale, EdD, Director of Student Support Services in Westchester. Our deepest condolences, and most sincere thoughts and prayers, are with his family during this difficult time.

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Making the Grade

OpEd: Who Will Determine Who Teaches In New York?

Westchester Dept. Chair Christine Clayton, EdD, comments on the hasty, flawed implementation of the edTPA as a certification requirement in this op-ed piece, published in The Journal News.

New Program:
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The School of Education is pleased to announce a new program of study: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), offered through a 30-credit Master of Science for Teachers (MST) program for college graduates and career changers, as well as a 15-credit Advanced Certificate for professional educators who hold a bachelor’s degree and certifications to teach.

The School of Education collaborates with local school districts in the Excellence of English Program

Project Exc-EL, or Excellence for English Learners, the program will combine evidence-based strategies for classroom teaching with support provided by community partners and agencies including the Center for Secondary School Redesign, Westchester Community College, Pace University and the RSHM Life Center.  Plus Alpha Research, based in Arlington, Va, will provide evaluation and research support.

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School of Education partner school nationally recognized Breakthrough School by MetLife

Sleepy Hollow has been named one of nine "Breakthrough Schools" nationally by the MetLife Foundation and the National Association of Secondary School Principals.  The MetLife Foundation-NASSP Breakthrough Schools program showcases middle level and high schools that are high achieving or have dramatically improved student achievement while serving large numbers of students who live in poverty.

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School of Education Professors Decry New Teacher Evaluation System

Read the statement in The Journal News' The Hall Monitor education blog.

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Faces of the School of Ed.

Associate Professor Joan Walker, PhD, is an innovator in the ways we prepare teachers to interact with students and families, and how we can best engage students to become partners in learning.  Read more

Adolescent Education student and cheerleader Lindsey Soto ’16 gets ahead of the curve with SOE’s five-year program.

Recent graduate Evelisse Mercado, BA/MSEd ’13, has always known she wanted to be a teacher. Her experience at Pace helped her envision just what kind of educator she wanted to become.

Claire Villard, MST ’13, had a successful career in PR, marketing and advertising, but something was missing: she wanted to make a difference.

Fatuma Hydara, BA ’13, has parlayed a love of words, books, and reading into a bright future inspiring the same love among young people.

Education coursework and practice at Pace has helped Jessica McKinnie, a master’s candidate in the MST Childhood and Childhood Special Education program, express her creativity and think outside the box.

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Amanda Akdemir, BA/MS '13 wants to impact the lives of others. Throughout her time at the Pace University School of Education, she has found new and exciting ways to make a real difference in the lives of others - both at home and overseas.

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Janelle Wallace, MS '14, collaborated in the creation of a dynamic piece of assistive technology and has thedistiction of being published in an academic journal -- all in her first semester of graduate study.

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