NCATE Accreditation

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education's teacher education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the highest level of accreditation available.

Learn more about our NCATE accreditation.


Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education

At the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, we are preparing tomorrow's teachers for today's schools while developing them for a lifelong career in the always-changing field of education.

The things you will learn in our classrooms should be helpful to you when you get your first teaching job, and 20 years from now.

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Teaching Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Master's Programs to Become a Teacher

Master's Programs for Current Teachers

Advanced Certification for Current Teachers

Leadership Programs

  • Educational Leadership
    (School Building Leader Certification or School Building Leader/School District Leader Certification)

Doctoral Programs

Education Alumni Spotlight

Jessica Bates

Jessica Bates '14

Special Education Teacher, Rochester Career Mentoring Charter School

"The School of Education at Fisher has really helped me grow and develop into who I am today and helped me to achieve my dreams. The professors are truly dedicated to your success and helping in whatever way possible to prepare you for teaching."

Learn more about Jessica Bates.

School of Education News


JASY Team Prepares for 2016 Camp

JASY Team Prepares for 2016 Camp


After more than a year of planning, training, and fundraising, the team of St. John Fisher College students, faculty, staff, and alumni are ready to head to Kingston, Jamaica for the Jamaica Advantage Thru Sports Youth (JASY) Day Camp. Read More

Student Research Takes Center Stage this Month

Student Research Takes Center Stage this Month


The week of April 11, colleges and universities around the country will celebrate Undergraduate Research Week, sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research. St. John Fisher College, through the work of Dr. Kristin Picardo, is expanding that idea to celebrate student research at every level through the entire month of April. Read More


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