The Education department prepares scholar activists in field such as social justice, teaching through drama, science education, mathematics education, literacy, and special education. The department’s New York State-registered programs lead to licensure for public school teaching in grades 1-6, in grades 1-6 for students with disabilities, in most secondary school subjects, and in art for grades K-12.


Coe ’13 Concludes Three-Year Tenure with Peace Corps

Coe Nate 03Typically, Peace Corps service lasts two years, but after two years teaching in Tanzania, Nathaniel Coe ’13 “had fallen in love with the country and the people,” he says, and…
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Translating Science into Action

AG_Station_Interns_1Following their experiences studying abroad in the spring, Mikaela Benny ’19 and Shaamar Samuel ’19, MAT ‘20 are helping to advance environmental research as communications interns for Cornell University’s New…
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Touching the Future Awards

Sara Dolan ’18 teaches 10th grade English Language Arts at Mynderese Academy in Seneca Falls, N.Y. As part of the Teacher Education Program (TEP), Dolan will teach throughout the spring semester and graduate from HWS certified to teach secondary education.During the 2018 Commencement ceremony, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will honor two teachers with the Touching the Future Award, which recognizes early childhood educators for the significant and enduring…
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Peace Corps in Dominican Republic for Weiss ’17

Weiss_CarlJoining the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic this fall, Carl Weiss ’17 will assist school officials, volunteers and project partners in improving classroom curriculum and student reading skills as…
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St. Peter ’18 Wins Fulbright to Taiwan

St Peter Lauren-00037BA recipient of the prestigious U.S. Fulbright Student Award, Lauren St. Peter ’18 will travel to Taiwan this summer to begin her one-year tenure as an English Teaching Assistant on…
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