Hunter College of The City University of New York

General Information

Hunter College of The City University of New York
Department of Special Education, 909W
New York New York 1 10065
(212) 772 4740
http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/education/dept/specialed/index.shtml

Staff

Rosanne Silberman, Professor, Department of Special Education, rsilberm@hunter.cuny.edu

Grace Ambrose-Zaken, Rehabilitation Teaching and O&M, gambrose@hunter.cuny.edu

Ellen Trief, Professor, Department of Special Education, etrief@hunter.cuny.edu, 212 772 4110

Services Offered

  • Distance Education
    • Oversees Intensive Teacher Institute for certification of teachers of students who are blind and visually impaired and orientation and mobility specialists.

  • Distance Education
    • Oversees Intensive Teacher Institute for certification of teachers of students who are blind and visually impaired.

  • Personnel Preparation
    • Graduate (master's) programs for teachers of students who are blind or visually impaired, or who have severe/multiple impairments including deaf-blindness, rehabilitation teachers of blind or visually impaired individuals, and orientation and mobility instructors. Oversees Intensive Teacher Institute for certification of teachers of students who are blind and visually impaired and orientation and mobility specialists through both traditional and hybrid (classes on-line and on-site) program models.