Pathways Into Education Center (PIE)

The PIE Center...

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.

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PIE Center Staff

Heidi Audino
(518) 442-3529

Rory Davis & Deb Byrne
ETAP Graduate Advisor 
(518) 442-5090

Katie Berghuis
Kelsey O'Rourke
Education Minor & Graduate Advisors
ED 127
(518) 442-3529