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Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society (Education)
Pi Lambda Theta was founded in 1910. Its mission is to honor outstanding educators and inspire their leadership on critical education issues. The most selective society of its kind, PLT extends membership to students and professionals who satisfy academic eligibility requirements and have demonstrated characteristics of scholarship, leadership and service.
Education majors who have completed 60 credits and have earned a GPA of 3.5 or above are nominated for membership and invited to join Pi Lambda Theta. These students have exceeded the stringent criteria set by the honors society and demonstrate promise in the field of education. Each spring, an induction ceremony is held by the undergraduate education department to formally commemorate membership in the prestigious organization.
The students celebrate their induction into the highly selective international honors society at a dinner reception on the Milton campus with faculty, family and fellow Pi Lambda Theta members. Members of the education faculty, assisted by previously inducted students lead the group through the traditional candle lighting and pinning ceremonies and capped the event with the Pi Lambda pledge and signing of the charter.
Students who have achieved this honor in past years are as follows:
Kristen L. Charpentier
Lauren R. Chuha
Monica E. DiStefano
Kristen E. Miller
Catherine A. Boustani
Jaclyn G. DeMarco
Sarah A. Moen
Alexandra L. Monaco
Heather C. Nash
Dominic M. Puntillo
Kerrin L. Thomas
Marisa S. Goldberg
Taylor M. Lauziere
Katelyn M. Mills
Elizabeth A. O'Handley
Alysia R. Carcieri
Claire P. Goebel
Jordan L. Lancaster
Sarah V. Crumley
Kristin L. Salwen
Spring 2008 Inductee:
The Curry Early Childhood Center is an integral part of the Curry College Community. The Center provides a warm and nurturing educational experience for infants, toddlers, and preschool children, and also offers Curry College students an opportunity for authentic and integrative learning experiences.
Choose a master's program in elementary education-grades 1-6 or a program in special education-moderate disabilities, grades PreK-8 at Curry College, where you can explore how good teaching practice builds on the latest educational theory and research.
Congratulations to members of the Curry education and health faculty for their on-going professional accomplishments!
View the Central Liberal Arts Curriculum (CLAC) requirements for Education majors.
The Education Club provides professional development opportunities to students showing interest in the field of education. The Education Club also seeks to involve children and families from neighboring areas in education-related activities.