Coronavirus Update: Dominican College will have on-campus learning and activities in Fall 2020
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Dominican College’s mission “….is to promote educational excellence, leadership, and service in an environment characterized by respect for the individual and concern for the community and its needs.” In keeping with this mission, we are developing plans for on-campus learning and other activities in the Fall 2020 semester. These plans will be based on consideration for the health and safety of our community and the guidance provided by New York state and other appropriate authorities.
Please refer to our latest updates here.

Teacher Education

 As a graduate, you'll be prepared to create a productive learning environment; to plan and execute instructional activities; to monitor and assess student learning; to address the special developmental and educational needs of students in lower and upper grades; to work effectively with all students, regardless of gender; to work with students from minority cultures and from homes where English is not spoken; to work with students with various disabilities and with those who are gifted and talented.

Undergraduate Programs

Dominican College offers programs leading to eligibility for New York State Certification in the following areas:

Students desiring to prepare for careers in Childhood Education or Childhood Education/Students with Disabilities may pursue either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Education degree. 

Meet the Director

Diane DiSpagna Diane DiSpagna, Ed.D
Phone: (845)848-4118


Dominican College’s programs in Teacher Education are nationally accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), and its successor the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Professionals (CAEP) located at 1140 19th Street, Suite 400, Washington, D. C. 20036,

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