Lehman Alumna Provides a Model Site for UPK Initiative
Jessica Anderson graduated from the Lehman College Early Childhood Education Program in May 2009 and is owner, director, and head teacher at Kiderific Nursery School. In 2010, Kiderific obtained a contract with the City of New York to provide Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) classes and in 2014 expanded to provide a full day UPK program. More >>
Finding Her Way as a New Pre-K Teacher
Listen to the WNYC interview or read the article by Robin Shulman. This is the next chapter in a series about CUNY Lehman College's new pre-kindergarten teacher training program! From Friday, October 3, 2014: Teacher Ruby Miree takes her pre-k class on a walk (Robin Shulman/WNYC)br
Basic Training for Pre-K Teachers!
Listen to the WNYC interview or read the article by Robin Shulman about CUNY Lehman College's new pre-kindergarten teacher training program! From Thursday, August 14, 2014: As a project in her CUNY program,Tahese Warley made a diorama showing a pre-k classroom layout. (Robin Shulman/WNYC
School of Education Student from Poster to Profession!
After a full year of teaching 4th grade, School of Education Alumna Krystal Mejia returned to Lehman College to pick up her 2013 undergraduate diploma and finally saw a poster of her edTPA video work decorating the walls of Carman Hall! Admitttedly picking up her diploma a little later than planned, Krystal recalled her first year of teaching as both rewarding and challenging. More >>
Candidate to Candidate: Reflections on Taking edTPA
Roshawna Cooper, a graduate of Lehman College in Childhood Education and participant in our School of Education Spring 2013 edTPA pilot, is in a series of videos now posted on the AACTE edTPA webste. Along with three other teacher candidates, Roshawna was recruited to talk about her experience in completing the edTPA and how it has impacted her teaching practices. The four field test participants to talk about major takeaways, biggest challenges and decision points and to offer advice to other candidates for successfully completing the edTPA process.