Education Resource Center

Mission Statement:
The Education Resource Center (ERC), located on the upper floor of the Levin Library, is an important component of the Curry College Education Program, supporting the undergraduate Education Department and the Master of Education Program. Its primary mission is to provide a learning space, curriculum resources, and related services for the preparation and professional development of educators through collaboration with the Education Department.

Goals:
• Select and collect quality preschool to grade 8 curriculum materials and information resources reflecting multiple perspectives
• Collaborate with education faculty for collection development and course integration
• Promote materials and new resources to pre-service teachers and education faculty
• Support pre-service teachers in the planning process
• Partner with area school districts and educational content providers
• Maintain a high level of resource management through on-going evaluation and assessment.

Research:
• We offer high quality reference and research support, instruction and access in support of national content and performance standards and the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.
• Visit the Library's Find What You Need page for access to databases, research guides, the library catalog, and SuperSearch, our one-stop research shop.
• The ERC LibGuide provides complete information about the materials and services available.

Collection:
• Activity and idea books
• Award-winning juvenile literature books
• Content area games
• Curriculum guides
• DVDs and CDs
• Educational software
• Elementary textbooks, both teacher and student editions
• Instructional manipulatives
• Juvenile and teaching magazines
• Kits
Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks
• Massachusetts Test of Educator Licensure (MTEL) preparatory resources
Restricted test collection

Contact: ERC librarians Mary Ryan or Deborah Barrett.

 
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