Touro College, Bilingual Education – Pupil Personnel (Certificate) Candidate Melody Minaya’s Capstone Website focusing on Cultural Responsiveness, Best Practices & Working with Culturally Diverse Populations

Melody Minaya, Bilingual School Psychologist, has completed her capstone project for the Bilingual Education – Pupil Personnel (Certificate) at Touro College, GSE, New York City.

Her website is centered around cultural responsiveness and best practices that can be used within the education field. Throughout her website, a variety of resources are featured that educators can use to guide their professional practice when working with culturally diverse populations.

Ms. Minaya studied took as her final certification requirement PSGN 698 Field Experience In Bilingual School Psyc under the experienced facilitator and Touro faculty Dr. Giovanni Mendez, Psychologist at Touro College.

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Touro College, Bilingual Education – Pupil Personnel (Certificate)is for school counselors, social workers and psychologists, who want to work with bilingual students.

NEW YORK, NY 10001212-463-0400

What You’ll Learn at Touror College, GSE

Each certificate includes coursework and a practicum which emphasizes the importance of understanding cultural context for child development and learning, and for effective assessment and delivery of services. Depending on your certification focus, you might examine various theories and classroom approaches, review case studies and explore how home life and community impact youth education, or learn about dynamic assessment, how to work with various disabilities, and effective strategies for teaching native language literacy. In all our courses our goal is always to increase your multicultural and linguistic fluency so you can provide the best possible service and education to all students.

Admissions Requirements

In addition to the general admission requirements, you must be able to document proficiency in the target language of instruction (Click here to download the Target Language Proficiency Verification Form).

To learn more about the program, contact us.