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Birth of a Teacher: A Special CDA® Program at CUNY SPS

September 22, 2019

Shontae Ferguson-Pryce was determined to attend her graduation.

Shontae dreamed of standing onstage with the 46 other students who'd earned their Child Development Associate (CDA®) Credentials from the City University of New York School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS).

The Mandarin Duck Is AWOL. Enter the Hudson River Beaver.

August 12, 2019

The New York Times

Dr. George Jackman, professor of the general education course Nature of New York and the senior habitat restoration manager for the environmental organization Riverkeeper, was quoted in this article about the rare sighting of a beaver in the Hudson River.
CUNY SPS student Dubbar sitting beside podcast interviewers on chairs

Duubar Villalobos: Why I am back to school after 16 years

August 08, 2019

At The End of the Day

"At The End Of The Day" podcast interviews Online MS in Data Science student Duubar Villalobos regarding his decision to return to school after a 16 year gap.

Wyo, why should I?

July 24, 2019


Grace Cannon, CUNY SPS Alum shares the opportunities, challenges and surprises in her journey back to her small hometown in Sheridan, Wyoming.
Group of graduates standing together in commencement regalia

Child Development Associate Certificate 2019 Graduation

July 11, 2019

On May 29, 2019, 47 students received their Child Development Associate Certificate from the CUNY School of Professional Studies. A group of students continued their professional development to further their career in early childhood education. They all share a common desire to be great teachers and enjoy their work with children and families.