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.


Associated Press Features Kaenzig’s Scholarship on Introverts and Extroverts

Kaenzig_1William Smith Dean Lisa Kaenzig P’22, an expert on topics in pedagogy and introversion, was interviewed in an article by the Associated Press. The article, titled, “Extroverts (And Introverts, Too)…
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Herold ’10 Establishes Patti + Ricky, a Functional Fashion Company

patti-and-ricky1-duWhen Alexandra Connell Herold ’10 thinks back on her time at HWS, she fondly recalls a community that ultimately led to her business helping people. Featured in more than 60…
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Everson ’08 Offers Virtual Support for Families

Morgan-EversonCo-founded by Morgan Baird Everson ’08, the Coggeshall Club — one of the first licensed daycare centers in the United States to offer unlimited co-working and fitness to all member…
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Six Members of HWS Faculty Earn Tenure

Martin-Baron MichelleAt its most recent meeting, the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees, upon recommendation of President Joyce P. Jacobsen, approved tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate…
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Future Teachers Explore NYC Classrooms

New-York-City-Teacher-Education-Trip-Submitted-19-0024-00001A key component of the Teacher Education Program (TEP) is creating opportunities for future-teachers to enter the classroom. Over winter break, 10 TEP students visited schools in New York City…
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