School of Professional Development (SPD)

Interim Dean
Thomas R. Sexton, Ward Melville Social and Behavioral Sciences Building N-203 (631) 632-7181

Associate Dean and Teacher Certification Officer
Marvin J. Glockner, Ward Melville Social and Behavioral Sciences Building N-223 (631) 632-7055

Associate Dean for Finance and Administration
Joyce Wellinger, Ward Melville Social and Behavioral Sciences Building N-203 (631) 632-7053

Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Academic Planning
Carolyn Jankowski, Ward Melville Social and Behavioral Sciences Building N-215 (631) 632-9159

Assistant Dean for Academic Services
Judith Daly, Ward Melville Social and Behavioral Sciences Building N-201 (631) 632-7751

Advanced Graduate Certificates (AGCs) Awarded
Coaching; Educational Computing; Environmental Management; Higher Education Administration; Human Resource Management; Industrial Management, Information Systems Management; Operations Research.

Post-Master’s Advanced Graduate Certificate (AGCs) Awarded
Educational Leadership and School District Business Leader

Degrees Awarded
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MA/LS); Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration; Master of Science in Human Resource Management; Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT): MAT in English, grades 7-12; MAT in Foreign Languages, grades 7-12 (French, German, Italian, or Spanish); MAT in Mathematics, grades 7-12; MAT in Science, grades 7-12 (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science or Physics with a General Science Extension for grades 7-12); MAT in Social Studies, grades 7-12; Master of Professional Studies (MPS), with a concentration in Environmental Management. Also, all M.A.Ts offer an option to extend the certification to include grades 5 and 6 and most M.A.T.s are offered as dual-degree programs in conjunction with a B.A. or B.S. in the same content area.