Looking to work with children in grades 7-12?
Teachers who are already certified in New York State for Special Education Birth-Grade 2, or Grades 1-6, can now add a certificate in teaching Students with Disabilities Grades 7-12 Generalist by completing just two online courses.
Those who complete the required coursework will be eligible to apply for Generalist 7-12 Certification directly to NYSED through the pathway called “Individual Evaluation,” and they will possess the tools to teach all students in a range of environments and have the appropriate content expertise to help ensure that all students are meeting the New York state learning standards.
- EDU 5077 – Adolescents with Learning Disabilities
- EDU 5374 – Curriculum and Methods
- NYS Content Specialty Test Multi-Subject Grades 7-12
- Autism Workshop (available online at this link)
- DASA Workshop
For 40 years, Sara Schenirer has offered high-quality education, accelerated degrees through partner colleges, an uncompromised environment, and outstanding professors. We are especially proud of the warm and supportive attention every single student receives throughout her years in Sara Schenirer. For students and parents alike, the world of college and degrees is confusing, costly, and difficult to navigate. We work extra hard along with our college partners, to offer personal guidance to every student to ensure their success and timely graduation.
- Conferred Master’s Degree from an accredited institution
- NYS Teachers License for Students with Disabilities Grades 1-6 or Birth-Grade 2
Financial Aid is not available for this program.
Cohorts begin for the Fall (Sept.), Spring (Jan.), and Summer (May) Semesters.
Registration is now open.
To request an application, please submit this form.
When completing the application, you will also be requested to supply:
- Graduate Transcript(s)
- Personal Photograph
- Non-refundable Application Fee
Even if you do not have these available at the time of application, we recommend submitting your application immediately and submitting the requested documents as they become available.
Once your application is submitted with all the required documents, an interview will be scheduled to continue the admissions process.