SUNY Empire — New York State Education Department Title II Part A Partnership
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) and SUNY Empire State College have partnered to make Title II Part A funds available to non-public teachers and administrators who wish to pursue graduate-level education coursework for the purposes of professional development.
Eligible nonpublic teacher's assistants, teachers, and administrators may enroll in up to 12 credits of coursework that support the development of pedagogical skills, leadership ability, support for high quality academic standards, increased content knowledge, and delivery strategies in order to enhance the academic achievement and socioemotional development of students in nonpublic schools. A list of qualifying courses for Spring 2021 is available here: Non-matric Education Classes NYSED Independent Schools Spring 2021 (file 32kB).
To apply as a nondegree (nonmatriculated) student and request a tuition voucher, please review the Title IIa Non-Degree Instructions_Spring 2021 (file 33kB), complete the nondegree application, and submit the following forms:
- Title IIa Employment Verification form (file 27kB),
- Title IIa Student Eligibility Agreement (file 30kB), and
- Title IIa Student Release form (file 27kB).
Please email TitleIIa@esc.edu to submit your forms.
Complete your nondegree (nonmatriculated) application at: Graduate Nondegree Study. Under the Academic Plans section, answer Yes to Title II Part A Partnership.
Submit your official undergraduate transcript showing the conferral date of your bachelor’s degree to:
SUNY Empire State College
111 West Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Contact the School for Graduate Studies at 518-587-2100, ext. 2429, or TitleIIa@esc.edu
Learn more about program and course offerings in the School for Graduate Studies’ Education Division.