Eric Conte

Full Time Faculty

Behavioral Sciences


Phone: (718) 368-5933
Office Location: M-334, Marine and Academic Center

Eric Conte, MSpEd, is a Lecturer of Education at Kingsborough Community College.  A current doctoral student pursuing an Ed.D in Adult Education.  He serves as the Program Manager for the NYC Men Teach program on campus, and the Faculty Advisor for the Education Club.  An alumnus of Kingsborough himself, he is proud to serve on several committees on campus.  Prior to joining Kingsborough’s faculty, Eric was a College Assistant in various offices on campus.  He was director of a special education agency, and a special education teacher in different school settings including an inpatient psychiatric facility for children. 

Courses Taught

EDC 200 – Social Foundations of Education

EDC 23 – Music and Movement Workshop in Education

EDC 4000 – Educational Practice for Early Language and Literacy Development

EDC 90A4 – Practicum in Teacher Development

EDC 9105 – Supervised Instructional Experience in Education

HUM 81/200 – Early Literacy and Young Children’s Literature

PSY 24 – Psychological Disorders in Young Children


In Progress, EdD, Adult Education, Capella University

MSpEd, College of New Rochelle

Advanced Certificate, Special Education, College of St. Rose

BA, Science, Letters and Society, CUNY College of Staten Island

AS, Education Studies, CUNY Kingsborough Community College

Research Interests

Equity and equality in adult education.  Understanding how dominant culture continues to play a role in K-12 education, and continues in Higher Ed.  How and why society conditions us to value one culture over another, and the importance of making radical change in this area.  Trends in Higher Ed and the importance of a diverse faculty.  Why our BIPOC students benefit from having faculty that represent them.  How to help bridge the equity gap and provide what our students need, and how learning communities can assist with this.