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.


Learning From Children With Disabilities

Kelly Mary Class-00013The opportunities for learning that Zachary Bannon ’19 found in his “Children With Disabilities” course have extended far beyond the classroom. As part of the class, the architecture major/studio arts…
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Endowed Professor Spotlight: Patrick Collins

Professor of Education Pat Collins guides actors during a rehearsal of the upcoming play the Heidi ChroniclesJoining the HWS faculty in 1985, Patrick M. Collins P’09, Professor Emeritus of Education who recently held the Lloyd Wright Professorship in Conservative Studies, taught courses on the arts and…
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Five and a Half Feet and Fearsome

SavardShannon Savard ’15, MAT ’16 will perform “Five and a Half Feet of Fearsome,” a comedy written, directed and starring Savard in the McDonald Theatre of the Gearan Center for…
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Research that Energizes

Student Research Symposium 3From aspiring computer scientists and conservation biologists to motivated artists and activists, more than 80 students presented at the Student Research Symposium during this year’s Homecoming and Family Weekend. The…
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Community-Based Learning Faculty Fellows Retreat

CBL 1 copyThe Colleges’ Center for Civic Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL), along with the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), recently launched the “Community Engaged Faculty Fellows Program” for faculty interested…
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