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Thelma P. Lally School of Education
Thelma P. Lally School of Education

Thousands of K-12 teachers, speech-language pathologists, college administrators, and other educators got their start at Saint Rose.

One of New York’s largest centers for certifying education professionals, the Thelma P. Lally School of Education has graduated an estimated one-third of Capital Region educators working today.

Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs Field Placement and Advisement

School of Education Highlights

  • 25 programs (undergraduate and graduate)
  • 94% pass rate on the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations
  • Extensive student teaching and fieldwork in professional settings—K-12 schools, colleges, counseling practices, and the Pauline K. Winker Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, to name a few
  • Internationally recognized faculty in Communication Sciences & Disorders and many other education fields, including college presidents, an author and national consultant on bullying, a former deputy superintendent for New York City, and teachers who have spent decades in classrooms at every educational level
  • Alumni who lead curriculum development for state education departments, teach English in China, head global learning organizations for Fortune 100 companies, manage literacy coalitions, supervise mental health agencies—and win distinguished teaching awards
  • Accreditation from the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (for Communication Sciences & Disorders) and National Association of School Psychologists (for School Psychology). Saint Rose and its teacher education programs also are a regular member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Education Preparation (AAQEP), and Saint Rose is actively pursuing AAQEP accreditation.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association BadgeNational Association of School Psychologists Program Badge - NASP-Approved Program