School of Education
After-School Program for At-Risk Children The special education program operates an after-school program for at-risk children as a practicum site for master students at Eagle Point Elementary School. CASDA's Scholar Recognition Program CASDA's Scholar Recognition Program is a business education partnership which recognizes outstanding scholastic achievement and examines key issues in education. Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) CASDA is a cooperative association between the School of Education and 120 school districts in the 13-county area surrounding Albany. Capital Area School Development Association On-site Initiatives CASDA is currently involved with a number of component school districts focusing on specific on-site improvement issues. Capital District Writing Project (CDWP) In partnership with the Greater Capital Region Teacher Center and housed in the School of Education, CDWP is an official site of the National Writing Project (NWP). Center for Urban Youth & Technology (CUYT) CUYT is dedicated to implementing technology-based programs designed to work with urban youth. Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities The Center focuses on minority health disparities in the smaller cities and towns of New York. Center on English Learning and Achievement (CELA) Since 1987 CELA has been conducting research dedicated to gaining knowledge to improve students' English and literacy achievement. Child Research and Study Center CRSC is one of the organized research centers in the School of Education that provides training and field experiece in research for graduate students. Community Service in Education (EDU 390) EDU 390 is a course for undergraduate students to get involved in community service. Counseling Care and Services, Inc. Professor Micki Friedlander serves as a professional development resource for Counseling Care and Services, Inc. Counseling Internship Program Counseling placements for master’s and doctoral students are provided through cooperative agreements with a variety of colleges, hospitals, and community agencies. Education Finance Research Consortium The EFRC is a collaborative research and policy analysis venture between the NYSED, Board of Regents, researchers, and policy makers. Educational Administration & Policy Studies Curricular Consultations The Department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies engages in curricular consultations with community stakeholders. Educational Administration and Policy Studies Institutes in Education EAPS plans and delivers specialized courses on cutting-edge issues in school leadership and policy, called Institutes in Education. Elementary Student Teaching - Focus on Special Education Elementary Student Teaching placements are provided for graduate students in the Special Education MS programs through cooperative arrangements with elementary schools. Elementary Tutoring Program The Elementary Tutoring Program involves undergraduate students who provide support to elementary schools. Evaluation Consortium The Evaluation Consortium conducts program evaluation services for educational, governmental, and private agencies. Greater Capital Region Teacher Center (GCRTC) GCRTC is a comprehensive professional development program provider for K-12 teachers. Know Your Schools~for NY Kids Know Your Schools~for NY Kids, affiliated with the School of Education, offers a variety of free school improvement resources to the community. Liberty Partnership Rising Stars Program The Liberty Partnerships Program is a middle & high school intervention program for students at risk of leaving school. Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne The Mohawk Nation Community of Akwesasne is concerned about possible effects of PCBs in their waterways. Partnership for Literacy Through its Partnership for Literacy the Center on English Learning & Achievement offers a variety of instructional and professional development services to schools. Professional Standards and Practices Board for Teaching (PSPBT) The PSPBT was established in 1998 by the N Y State Board of Regents to advise the Regents and the Commissioner of Education on matters related to teaching in N Y State. School Leadership Intern Program This program for potential school administrators is a series of three courses that requires a minimum of 600 hours over three consecutive semesters. School Psychology Field Training Program The programs in School Psychology provide required field placements for their certificate and doctoral students. Select Seminar on Excellence in Education Teachers, administrators, UAlbany professors and community leaders are invited each year to CASDA’s Select Seminar to address in depth, a select education-related topic. Special Education Internship Program The Special Education program provides required internship placements for its graduate students through cooperative agreements with schools across the Capital District. St. Anne's Institute Literacy Program The St. Anne's Institute Literacy Program is held in conjunction with the Department of Reading and the St. Anne's Institute. Student Success Graduate Internship The program introduces students to the field of student affairs, providing practical experience and an understanding of the functions of a Student Affairs Division. Teaching Internships Preservice teachers hold internships in teacher education in surrounding schools. The Greater Capital Region Principals' Center The Center provides training to renew and improve the administrative skills of school principals UAlbany Researchers Reveal Reasons Why Some Schools Excel at Science Instruction University at Albany Literacy Lab The Reading Department offers the capstone practicum for the literacy specialist master's degree (Birth to Grade 6) in the Cohoes City School District. Website Assessment for NYS Education Department Assessing the New York State Education's Department website; 600,000 pages available to the public.
Working with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders The Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology provides staff development to schools focusing on functional behavioral assessments and educational strategies.