In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, business processes for academic departments will
be addressed remotely. While most staff are not on campus, we are eager and available to help.

For assistance with Education Department processes by phone, please call 718-518-4156 and leave a message. For assistance via email, please send messages to Rufina Amadiz at and Tamara Washington at

Between the hours of 9 am-5 pm, your calls and messages will be returned. If you do not receive a response within two business days, please call the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) to report your concern. OAA staff can be reached at 718-518-6660. 

The Mission of the Education Department is to advance knowledge centered in research    and grounded in practice in the fields of Teacher Education, Community Health Education, Gerontology, and Physical Education to prepare competent, caring, effective practitioners. Embracing a global perspective to address the needs of all learners, the Education Department nurtures students by providing experiential learning and service opportunities to the community; fosters a holistic approach to teaching and learning by helping students develop intellectual, communication, and workplace skills that provide a strong background to further students’ career and education goals; and promotes faculty engagement in research and community service.
Contact Information

Name (click name to email) Title Location Telephone
DISANTO, JACQUELINE Chair and Professor
Education Department
A-107 917-880-0121
AMADIZ, RUFINA CUNY Office Assistant III for Aging & Health Science and Teacher Education A-107 718-518-4156
WASHINGTON, TAMARA CUNY Office Assistant I for Health Education and Physical Education A/107 718-518-4159