Pathways Into Education Center (PIE)

The PIE Center...

Due to limited office hours the week of July 14-18, please call before visiting. 

The PIE Center is located in the Room 127 of the School of Education and is open Monday–Friday, 8:30am–4:00pm. Please call or email to schedule an appointment. 

Note: Students who are completing coursework for certification through the Individual Evaluation Pathway should be aware that suggestions from PIE staff about courses to take are not guarantees that the course(s) will be accepted by the State Education Department to meet certification requirements.

New Certification Requirements: Candidates applying for certification on or after May 1, 2014 or candidates who applied for certification on or before April 30, 2014 but did not meet all the requirements for an initial certification on or before April 30, 2014 must now complete the following certification exams: edTPA; Educating All Students Test (EAS); Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST), and the revised Content Specialty Test (CST). In addition, as of December 31, 2013, all applicants for certification are required to complete six clock hours in DASA (Dignity for All Students Act) training.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Employment Opportunities

PIE Center Staff

Heidi Audino
Director  
(518) 442-3529
haudino@albany.edu


Rory Davis & Deb Byrne
ETAP Graduate Advisor 
(518) 442-5090
etapcpn@albany.edu


Lourdes Torres
Education Minor Advisor
EDU 390 Coordinator
(518) 442-3529
soeadvisor@albany.edu
Callie Lehrer
Graduate Advisor
(518) 442-4990
piecenter@albany.edu