Bilingual Extension Institute

Bilingual Extension Institute

The Bilingual Extension Institute is directed by Professor Catherine Crowley, from the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at‌ Teachers College, Columbia University.  The Institute, in its 22nd year, and at Teachers College for the past 14 years, has an 8-person faculty with 7 master clinicians/mentors.  It is discipline-specific, open only to bilingual speech and language pathologists.

The Bilingual Extension Institute at Teachers College Columbia University fulfills all requirements of the bilingual extension, except for the NYSED BEA, the language proficiency test.

The Institute is offered as a credit-bearing, non-degree program.




The application for the 2017 Bilingual Extension Institute is now available at

May to December 2017

Session dates:

May 19, 20, 21
June 9, 10, 11
Sept. 15, 16. 17
Oct. 13, 14, 15
Nov.17, 18 19
Dec. 1, 2, 3
Fridays 6 pm to 8:30 pm
Saturdays 9 am to 4 pm
Sundays 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
2017 Tuition
$300 Deposit | $6350 tuition