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Illana Lane

A message from the Chair of the Division of Education

Welcome to the Division of Education at Medaille College. We offer undergraduate and graduate education programs at the Amherst and Buffalo Campuses. The Division of Education is dedicated and committed to engaging students in a positive learning environment. Our academic programs are exciting, but rigorous. Additionally, we offer multiple delivery systems to meet the needs of diverse learners. We believe in training educators who have the ability to meet the future needs and requirements of the education profession.

We have a supportive faculty and staff who are available and accessible to students. We believe in the development of positive and professional relationships with the faculty. I’m glad you have chosen Medaille and I wish you success in your academic career at the college.

Dr. Illana Lane, Ph.D.
Dean, Division of Education

Click here for Our Mission, Vision, and Philosophy

Click here for more information on our Undergraduate Education Programs

The Bachelor degree programs at Medaille are committed to the academic and professional preparation of highly qualified teachers through rigorous, integrated coursework in the liberal arts and professional studies. The program emphasizes active, experiential learning both inside and outside the classroom through frequent field observation and practicum experiences over four years

Click here for more information on our Graduate Education Programs

The Graduate Programs at Medaille are committed to fostering reflective practitioners with demonstrated proficiency in academic content, pedagogy, learning theory and student development. Its graduates will be well prepared to function effectively in an inclusive classroom, to meet successfully the learning and developmental needs of diverse student constituencies, and to function as capable professionals in a variety of school environments. The program is dedicated to producing teachers who will exhibit intellectual rigor and compassion in the learning environment and who will balance their high expectations for students with appropriate degrees of support and assistance to assure intellectual and personal growth.

Canadian Education Information

U.S. Student Information

Graduate Degrees

Undergraduate Programs

Advanced Certifications

 

Admissions and Financial Aid

Contact our Undergraduate Admissions or Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid offices for help on beginning your learning experience and getting financial assistance.

Student Teaching

The Student Teaching Experience at Medaille College provides students with a variety of hands-on opportunities in preparing them to become classroom teachers. More about Student Teaching 

Division of Education Faculty

 

Current students: Click here for graduation and teacher certification checklists for your program

Future Teachers Club

Education Graduate Student Society

After Graduation

Once you've earned your undergraduate education degree, you have five years to obtain your master's degree for permanent certification in New York State. Medaille offers master's degrees in Elementary Education, Literacy, Adolescent/Secondary Education and Special Education.

 

Contact Us

Our academic dean, department chairs and program directors are happy to meet with current and prospective students. Contact the Division of Education.

NYSTCE Pass Rates

NYSTCE Pass Rates: Buffalo Campus

Test 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
LAST 99% 98% 98%
MST-CST 96% 95% 95%
ATSW-Elementary 100% 98% 100%
ATSW-Secondary 100% See note 1 See note 1
ELA-CST 100% See note 1 See note 1
Mathematics-CST See note 1 See note 1 See note 1
Biology-CST See note 1 See note 2 See note 2
Chemistry-CST See note 1 See note 2 See note 2
French-CST See note 1 See note 2 See note 2
Students with Disabilities-CST 100% See note 1 See note 2
Literacy-CST 100% 100% 100%
Social Studies-CST  See note 1 See note 1 See note 1

Note 1: Pass rates are not reported to Medaille by New York State if fewer than ten graduates sat for the test.
Note 2: No graduates of Medaille sat for this test.

NYSTCE Pass Rates: Amherst Campus

Test 2010-2011 2011-2012
LAST 99% 98%
MST-CST 93% 94%
ATSW-Elementary 100% 99%
ATSW-Secondary 100% 97%
ELA-CST 95% 92%
Mathematics-CST See note 1 See note 1
Biology-CST 100% 100%
Chemistry-CST See note 1 See note 1
French-CST See note 1 See note 1
Students with Disabilities-CST See note 1 85%
Social Studies-CST See note 1 70%

Note 1: Pass rates are not reported to Medaille by New York State if fewer than ten graduates sat for the test.

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