The School’s grant-funded programs will prepare science and math educators, and will provide students with tuition stipends and other benefits as they are prepared to teach in New York’s high-needs school districts.
Adelphi’s SEA program is a National Science Foundation/NOYCE Scholarship for undergraduate students in our STEP program and graduate science education students that uses Long Island’s natural environment for teaching and provides unique training in science education.
Students will receive scholarship funds leading to the completion of an M.A. in Science Education with initial New York State certification (grades 7-12) in a science discipline (biology, earth science, physics, or chemistry).
A joint partnership with Adelphi University, and the Westbury and Roosevelt School Districts, Project BEST is a New York State Race to the Top funded grant program that prepares qualified bilingual candidates for a fulfilling career in science education through clinically rich study and practice.
The U.S. Department of Education awards Race to the Top money to programs “that are leading the way with ambitious yet achievable plans for implementing coherent, compelling, and comprehensive education reform.”
Project BEST is a graduate residency program that provides intensive and in-depth teacher education.
To qualify for Project BEST, students must:
The English Language (EL) Fellow Program promotes English language learning around the world by placing talented, highly qualified U.S. educators with Master’s degrees with a focus in TEFL/TESL or Applied Linguistics in all regions of the world. Through U.S. embassy projects, EL Fellows share their expertise, hone their skills, gain international experience, and learn other cultures.
Adelphi University acts as a Regional Recruitment Center for the program, serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.