The School of Education, Health, and Human Services prepares students for successful entry into their profession. We focus on an ethical approach to human well-being and encourage critical thinking and practical application. The Education Department has a long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching and teacher preparation. We are seeking a dynamic, collaborative educator for this tenure-track position who has experience in curriculum development for children with disabilities and who values inclusion, critical disabilities studies, multicultural competencies, learner-centered pedagogy, and social justice. The teacher education programs at SUNY Plattsburgh are innovative, flourishing, and AAQEP accredited, focusing on the education of children from early childhood settings through grades 1-6 and 7-12. Our programs integrate extensive field experiences, developmental and educational theory, content knowledge, and critical pedagogy. We have adopted an inquiry approach to program improvement, and as such, faculty participation in program assessment and improvement activities is required.
In this position, integrating curricular areas and infusing technology to support learning will be essential. The successful candidate will be expected to practice and model reflective teaching and learning as a member of collaborative/cooperative cohort teaching teams, working closely with university colleagues and professionals in regional partner schools. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and service. Examples of responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in special education, as well as early childhood/childhood education, curriculum development and teaching methods; teaching in a faculty cohort; supervising graduate and undergraduate students in field experiences; advising graduate and undergraduate students; participating in service activities internal and external to campus; contributing to program development; and engaging in scholarly activity. Evidence of effective teaching, publication and other scholarly activities/research, and a record of service will be required for tenure and promotion. As SUNY Plattsburgh is an institution that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners, the successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity, inclusion, and equity-minded policies, programs and practices. The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.
SUNY College at Plattsburgh is a fully compliant employer committed to excellence through diversity.
Situated in one of the world’s most beautiful regions – SUNY Plattsburgh’s main campus is on Lake Champlain between the Adirondack Mountains of New York and Green Mountains of Vermont. SUNY Plattsburgh is a vibrant, public, comprehensive college, and member of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) comprehensive system of higher education committed to student-centered academic excellence. While the college enrolls more than 5,200 students in 70+ baccalaureate, certificate, and master’s programs, an average class size of 22 students allows the individual attention necessary to ensure that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural and interdependent world.