Instructor for bilingual education course to be taught Fall 2017

The Department of Middle and High School Education at Lehman College is looking for someone to teach ESC 759-Foundations of Bilingual Education in the fall.  The course covers the historical, legal, and judicial foundations of bilingual/ multilingual education, the philosophy and structure of various bilingual programs, as well as assessment for general education students and students with disabilities.

If you are interested, please follow up with Dr. Constance (Joye) Smith. Her contact information is:
Phone: (718) 960-7242


DEADLINE APPROACHING: Internship Opportunity

Internship opportunities available at Innovate Learning Review (ILR), a publication which provides insight on the issues, practices, research, ideas, discussion, and resources by and for innovative learning professionals around the world.

Part-time positions for Editorial and Social Media Interns available. Editorial interns will curate/select and write brief content for publication.  Social Media interns will help build the ILR social media presence and community. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS APRIL 30th.

Internships are paid and require 3-5 hours/week working from anywhere.  Also, college credit may be available.


  • Background in educational technology, instructional design, or the learning sciences.
  • Ability to curate or effectively filter what is relevant to the Learning and Technology community from a sea of information.
  • Keep current with and write brief pieces on new topics and ideas in Learning and Technology.
  • Experience working with social media such as blogs, Twitter, and feeds, etc. to build a social presence.  WordPress knowledge is a plus.
  • Good communication skills, consistent commitment to editorial quality, and reliable work towards deadlines.
  • Motivation to inform, inspire, and help others to Innovate Learning.

Apply here with a cover letter and resume.

Email with any questions.

GSE Newsletter

Welcome back! Here are the highlights from the GSE Student Newsletter sent on January 25, 2017.


Non-Credit Course Offering: Faith in Music: From the Blues to Beyonce

Dates: March 13-May 19, 2017

Offered by : Tom Beaudoin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religion

This is a free online course which will explore spiritual significance of popular music through a theological study of eight influential artists: Robert Johnson, Rosetta Tarpe, Elvis Presley, George Harrison, Carlos Santana, Lauryn Hill, Bjork, and Beyonce.

Click here for more information.


Summer Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins CTY

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is offering opportunities for educators in their summer programs.

The following positions are being offered:

  • Office Manager
  • Instructor
  • Resident Assistant

Click here for information and application.


GSE Newsroom Call for Guest Posts

The newly launched GSE Newsroom is looking to feature more student ideas, stories, thoughts, opinions, etc.

Features may include:

  • Insights from your research
  • Reactions to current events (as they relate to your field)
  • Reflections on your fieldwork experiences, coursework, presentations/conferences, etc.
  • Slideshares/Embeddable Presentations (include 80-100 word description of the presentation with one or two key insights or action items)

Guidelines for submission:

  • Always include your name, academic program, and graduation year (if applicable)
  • Try to keep the length less than 550 words
  • Always include a photo of yourself, preferably something high-quality (at least 400px wide, crisp/not blurry, avoid overexposure).
  • This may include excerpts from other published articles, but no reprints.
  • Pieces may be edited.
  • Include any external links to quotes, events, organizations, etc. that you mention



    Please send your pieces to Kelly Milnes, GSE director of marketing and communications.


Important Dates

Deadline for continuing students to renew GSE School Based Aid (GA/Scholarships) for AY 2017-2018: FEBRUARY 1, 2017.

Students who are interested in applying for GSE Aid MUST complete applications via the portal page under the GSE “Student Tab.” The GSE Financial Aid links can be found under “My Accounts.”

Reminder: Students who wish to be considered for GSE Scholarship must also file a 2017-2018 FAFSA in order to determine eligibility. Click here to file FAFSA.

The Federal School ID is: 002722.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

  • Deadline for Online Application for May 2017 Graduation

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

  • Deadline for Scholarship and Graduate Assistant Applications for 2017-2018


Research Opportunity – NYC DOE

The NYC Department of Education Office of Assessment is seeking to hire a student with some experience in research or evaluation to help with conducting design research on math equation editors for future learning and assessment tools.

If you are interested in learning more about the position, please contact Yoav Bergner for more information ASAP, as they are looking to fill the position as soon as possible.

This position may also qualify as a credit bearing internship, please contact Maaike Bouwmeester, ECT internship coordinator, if interested in exploring that option.

Job Opportunity at CUNY Graduate Center

Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow (Visiting Assistant Professor) – Assessment & Program Evaluation

Job ID: 16123

Deadline: Open until filled with review of applications to begin on January 9, 2016

Description: Conducts research, teaches at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, contributing to academic programs in a specialized discipline.  This is a non-tenure track position of limited duration.

Click here for full posting

Click here to apply directly

CLAIR Spotlight: Lauren Zucker

Lauren Zucker was elected by fellow graduate students to serve for a two-year term (2017−2019) as the Membership Director on the Leadership Team for the Graduate Strand (CEE-GS) of the Conference on English Education, a subdivision of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

CEE-GS organizes social events and sessions of interest to graduate students at national conferences, publishes a bi-annual newsletter, and manages Facebook and Connected Community groups to connect graduate students from around the country.

For anyone interested in joining CEE-GS, contact Lauren.

Job Opportunity at Remind

Remind is a free education text-messaging tool used in schools to help increase communication between teachers, students, and parents.  The company is looking for someone to lead occasional trainings for teachers and parent coordinators.  The trainings would be held all around New York City and would typically be during the school day.  Pay is generous and by the hour.

If your schedule is flexible and you are interested in becoming a trainer please contact Taylor Chapman.

In Case You Missed it: GSE Student Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016

Centennial Lecture Series: Celebrating the Graduate School of Education Centennial Cheryl Wills, Emancipation Production, Lecture and Reception

Using actual Civil War military records as a backdrop, she animates how her ancestors transitioned from a suffocating slave plantation to the freedom of a Union Army camp.


Gerald Corrigan Conference Center 12th Floor Lounge

Register here.


Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016

Deadline submission of approved dissertations for Format Review for Jan 15, 2017 graduation


Monday, Dec 5, 2016           

Annual Dr. Barbara Jackson Memorial Lecture on Equity


Gerald Corrigan Conference Center 12th Floor Lounge,

Register here.    


Monday, Dec 12, 2016

GSE Holiday Party

4pm – 8pm

12th Floor Lounge


Employment Opportunities

Teaching Position

The Bronx Field Support Center of the NYCDOE has an immediate placement for teachers who are certified in “Students with Disabilities” & “ESL/ENL”, all levels.

For more information contact: Simon Sonia or Debra Kelly


Mathematics Supplemental Instructor Job

The Math Supplemental Instruction Program at SUNY Maritime College provides guided instruction on Mathematical concepts covered in our entry level Mathematics courses. Seeking a motivated Math Supplemental Instructor to provide non-credit instruction for our students take specific courses.

Job Duties:

  • Facilitate 3-4, 120-minute conceptual late-afternoon/evening review sessions per week for Intermediate and College Algebra students
  • Model and encourage collaborative study strategies
  • Prepare session activities
  • Create and manage resources
  • Contribute to a friendly and productive learning environment
  • Meet regularly with supervisor and faculty of targeted courses


  • Bachelor’s of Arts or Bachelor’s of Science, Mathematics preferred
  • Preferred tutoring experience
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to relate to students with various academic levels and needs

Pay: Grant funded position with a negotiable hourly rate between $35-$50

Persons interested in the position should email: Maranda L. Miller

  • Resume,
  • Cover letter with hourly requirements, and
  • Contact information for three professional references


Compiled by: Brandon Tatum

In case you missed it…GSE Newsletter

Here are a few highlights from the GSE newsletter that may specifically interest or pertain to CLAIR students.

Important October Dates:

Monday, October 24th, 2016: GSE Sapientia et Doctrina Lecture by Richard Rothstein, Lowenstein 12th Fl. Lounge, 5:30pm- 8:30pm

Wednesday, Oct 26th, 2016: Brown Bag – Toward a Deeper Understanding of Female Leadership: A Multinational Study of Women in Educational Leadership, Lowenstein 12th Fl. Lounge 12pm—1:30pm

Valerie A. Rowe Scholarship Reception, President’s Dining Room, 4pm—5pm

Monday, Oct 31st, 2016: Online Registration for Spring 2017 begins.

Fall 2016 Doctoral Candidates

Dissertation Deadlines

  • Friday, October 7 – deadline to submit dissertation to division chair.
  • Tuesday, October 18 – deadline for oral defense of the dissertation.
  • Tuesday, November 22 – deadline for approved dissertation format review
  • Mon., Jan. 9, 2017 – deadline for completing SED survey (only Ph.D. candidates) and for successfully uploading the dissertation to ProQuest.

Resources and more information:

The GSE Academic Calendar

The GSE Doctoral Procedures Website

APA Workshop

  • October 15 Sat., at 9-11am (Lowenstein 1022)     
  • Nov 9 Wed., at 7-9 pm (Lowenstein 1022)

Workshops are FREE to all GSE doctoral students. Will be hosted by Dr. Katherine Landy, an APA format reviewer. Questions should be directed to Dr. Molly Ness.

Register HERE.

IRB Workshop Series

The Office of the Institutional Review Board will host a Fall workshop series for ALL

When: Monday, October 31, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where: Lincoln Center Campus, Law School Building Room 8-01

Advanced Topics – This vs. That workshop entails a participatory session to discuss various topics that are often confusing for researchers such as Anonymity vs. Confidentiality, Consent Vs. Assent, and Minimal Risk vs. More than Minimal Risk illustrated through case studies.

Any questions contact the IRB Manager, Michele Kuchera

To register and for more info click here.

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Funding

2017-2018 AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research is available for graduate students.

This program provides mentoring and funding support to develop research skills and conduct studies in education related fields and topics.

Deadline: Tues., November 1, 2016

For more info, to submit proposals, and for the online application click HERE.

Join AERA as a 2017 Doctoral Student Cohort Program and receive complimentary membership from now through December 31, 2017. The benefits of membership include: complimentary subscriptions to Educational Researcher and one additional AERA journal of choice, valuable networking opportunities through SIGs, Divisions, and the AERA Graduate Student community.

For more info click HERE.


*Compiled by Breya Tatum Carrasquillo

Program Evaluation Specialist, Temporary Position

General Description
Program Evaluation Specialist- Reporting to the Director of Programs for the Center for Economic and Workforce Development, the Program Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for all aspects of relevant literature review and evaluating of the Social Innovation Fund, CEO Mayors Fund, Project Rise Program with the goal of disseminating to stakeholders. The Program Evaluation Specialist position is a temporary one scheduled to begin on March 01st, 2016 and end on or around May 31st, 2016.
Other Duties
Position Responsibilities:
1) Serves as the primary evaluator and coordinates all evaluations.
2) Conducts evaluations as scheduled using the standards established by the Center for Economic and Workforce Development (CEWD) Department at Kingsborough Community College.

3) Manages Project Rise data.

4) Communicates clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

5) Works with Project Rise staff to ensure Project Rise data is up-to-date.

6) Generate program evaluation reports to stakeholders.
Master’s degree required; Ph.D. or ABD preferred from college or university in developmental psychology, educational psychology or related field with knowledge in achievement motivation. Experience with program evaluation is required.
Status– Spring 2016 for approx. 100 hours
Pay Range $35.00-$38.00
Hour(s) a week 10.00 to 15.00 hrs a week