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.


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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Geneva 2020 Partners with National Writing Project

Geneva 2020 LiteracyIn partnership with Geneva 2020, the city’s school district and several regional charitable foundations, Hobart and William Smith hosted 17 local educators for an intensive professional development summit in July…
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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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