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.


Vargas ’20 Named Newman Civic Fellow

Vargas Brandy-00054Brandy Vargas ’20 has been awarded a Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellowship for 2018. This prestigious honor is given to students who work to find solutions for challenges facing their…
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Orientation 2018 Coordinators Named

Orientation Cordinators-00002The anticipation for Orientation 2018 builds with the appointment of Tanner Arnold ’20 and Miranda Smith ’18, MAT ’19 as the Orientation Coordinators, who will lead the charge to welcome…
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Temple Offers Roadmap for Global Citizenship

Temple Charlie Classroom-00169What constitutes a global perspective? Professor of Education Charlie Temple has thought about this question often during the more than 35 years he has taught at HWS. With the support…
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Alternative Spring Break 2018: Apply Now

ASB2Now in its 18th year, the Colleges’ Alternative Spring Break program is accepting applications for hands-on service opportunities at four locations across the country. The program’s 2018 itinerary offers service-learning…
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HWS Project Eye-to-Eye

EyetoEye_1A recent article in the Finger Lakes Times by Susan Clark Porter highlights the ongoing efforts of the HWS chapter of Project Eye-to-Eye, which pairs ​college students who have learning disabilities with elementary, middle and…
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