Peter Sammartino School of Education
Peter Sammartino School of Education, part of University College: Arts . Sciences . Professional Studies offers an accelerated, combined degree (BA/BS-MAT) QUEST program, M.A. in Teaching, M.A. in Education for Certified Teachers, M.A. in Learning Disabilities, M.A. in Educational Leadership and many graduate Certificate Programs in teaching.
The Mission of the School of Education at Fairleigh Dickinson University is to foster a diverse community of effective, professional educators who are caring, competent, reflective, ethical leaders committed to developing scholarship, advancing student learning and achievement, and promoting democratic ideals in our global society.
The following New Jersey Department of Education certification programs in the Peter Sammartino School of Education are nationally accredited through Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) as of May 2008:
- Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT): Elementary Education, Secondary Education, English as a Second Language
- Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TSD)
- Educational Leadership Program
- Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant
- Literacy/Reading Specialist
The School of Education's Teacher Preparation Program and its Educational Leadership Program were granted full Accreditation (7 years) from Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) in April 2013.
For TEAC's Summary of the Case for each of these programs, please go to:
As per HEA institutional disclosure requirements, a copy of the HEOA-Title II reporting for Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Education's Traditional Teacher Preparation Program for 2012-2013 Academic Year can be found by clicking here.
Because New Jersey Department of Education requirements for certification can change, go to http://www.state.nj.us/education for current requirements for all certification programs. The School of Education is not responsible for changes in New Jersey licensure codes.