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Shape the minds of the next generation and enhance their knowledge and understanding of everything from history to math, science, and English. With an education degree from Curry College, graduates are fully equipped to leave our classrooms and lead their own public school or community setting.

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Dorothy Alexander

Dorothy Alexander

Professor

Department
Education

Giordana Basta

Giordana Basta

Assistant Professor

Department
Education

Michelle LeBlanc

Michelle LeBlanc

Instructor

Department
Education

Dr. Kathy McDonough

Kathleen McDonough

Associate Professor

Department
Education

Joanne Ruane Seltzer

Joanne Ruane Seltzer

Professor

Department
Education

Kathleen Bakis

Kathleen Bakis

Lecturer

Department
Education

Meredith Becker

Meredith Becker

Associate Lecturer - Graduate Level

Department
Education

Katherine Begin

Katherine Begin

Lecturer

Department
Education

Kimberly Bennett

Kimberly Bennett

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Merle Berman

Merle Berman

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Mary Ann Bryan

Mary Ann Bryan

Lecturer

Department
Education

Dale Carberry-OHayer

Dale Carberry

Senior Lecturer

Department
Education

Maureen Conlon

Maureen Conlon

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Nancy Connelly

Nancy Connelly

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Carolyn Cragin

Carolyn Cragin

Lecturer

Department
Education

Jennifer Curtis-Whipple

Jennifer Curtis-Whipple

Lecturer

Department
Education

Joanne Delaney

Joanne Delaney

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Margaret Dougherty

Margaret Dougherty

Senior Lecturer

Department
Education

Janet Ferone

Janet Ferone

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Judy Finkel

Judy Finkel

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Elizabeth Fitzgerald

Elizabeth Fitzgerald

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Patrick Fraine

Patrick Fraine

Senior Lecturer

Department
Education

Patricia Gardner

Patricia Gardner

Lecturer

Department
Education

Linda Gigliotti

Linda Gigliotti

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Frank Gigliotti

Frank Gigliotti

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Thomas Gorsuch

Thomas Gorsuch

Senior Lecturer

Department
Education

Pamela Gould

Pamela Gould

Lecturer

Department
Education

Dorothy Greene

Dorothy Greene

Lecturer

Department
Education

Christine Harris

Christine Harris

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Christopher Hickman

Christopher Hickman

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Patrick Jackman

Patrick Jackman

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Claire Jackson

Claire Jackson

Lecturer

Department
Education

Thomas Kilduff

Thomas Kilduff

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Jennifer Klinefelter

Jennifer Klinefelter

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Mia Klinger

Mia Klinger

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Natalie Lacroix-White

Natalie Lacroix-White

Lecturer

Department
Education

Patricia McGaffigan

Patricia McGaffigan

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Margaret McKay

Margaret McKay

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Diane Murphy

Diane Murphy

Lecturer

Department
Education

Patricia Oakley

Patricia Oakley

Lecturer

Department
Education

Theresa O'Neill

Theresa O'Neill

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Jennifer Pinto

Jennifer Pinto

Lecturer

Department
Education

Marisa Qualter

Marisa Qualter

Lecturer

Department
Education

Kathleen Rea

Kathleen Rea

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Miaki Rietz

Miaki Rietz

Lecturer

Department
Education

James Robbins

James Robbins

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Jennifer Schein

Jennifer Schein

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Leslie Scollins

Leslie Scollins

Lecturer

Department
Education

Jean Silva

Jean Silva

Lecturer

Department
Education

Linda Small

Linda Small

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Linda Stapp

Linda Stapp

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Gina Stefanini

Gina Stefanini

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Kiersten Sullivan

Kiersten Sullivan

Lecturer

Department
Education

Ralph Watson

Ralph Watson

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Mary Woods

Mary Woods

Lecturer

Department
Education

Highlights in Education

Lisa Bello '04 sings the National Anthem at the Red Sox vs. Yankees game in September of 2021

Lisa Bello ’04 Turns Self-Discovery at Curry into Illustrious Career

Lisa Bello ’04 was convinced that she would never go to college. In her mind, the military was the only place for her to be accepted and to thrive…that is, until she discovered Curry College.
Greg Caswell

From Curry to COVID, Quincy Teacher Greg Caswell ’13 Says Collective Experiences Shaped His Success Today

If you ask Quincy Public School Teacher Greg Caswell '13, this upcoming school year only stands to gain from everything teachers have learned through the interchanging remote and hybrid models of teaching and learning that took place in the last academic year. His advice to current and upcoming Curry education majors is to take advantage of the field experiences and all of the opportunities available at the College.
Hailey DeCoffe '21 M.Ed '22 Speaks at Educators Rising National Conference

Hailey DeCoffe '21 M.Ed '22 Speaks at Educators Rising National Conference

Supporting social-emotional learning for middle school students is critical to academic success, according to research led by Hailey DeCoffe '21 M.Ed '22. This weekend, she'll present her findings to roughly 1,300 aspiring educators at the Educators Rising Annual National Conference. The virtual event brings together hundreds of high school students from across the U.S. who aspire to join the education field and enter undergraduate teacher education programs.
M.Ed. Students Reflect on Final Fieldwork with Culminating Capstone Presentations

M.Ed. Students Reflect on Final Fieldwork with Culminating Capstone Presentations

More than 25 Curry College Master of Education (M.Ed.) students came together this month with the Education Department faculty and staff to present their final fieldwork experience or teaching practicum.
Class of 2021 Conclude Extraordinary College Experience in Commencement Celebration

Class of 2021 Conclude Extraordinary College Experience in Commencement Celebration

On a summer-like day, Curry College honored 687 graduates from the Class of 2021 in its 141st Commencement celebration. The ceremony, to which graduates were allowed to invite two guests, was live streamed today from the Walter M. Katz field to approximately 2,300 family members, friends, alumni, faculty and staff among other Curry community members.
Curry College Celebrates the Class of 2020 in Historic In-Person Commencement

Curry College Celebrates the Class of 2020 in Historic In-Person Commencement

Curry College honored 689 graduates from the Class of 2020 in its 140th Commencement celebration on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The ceremony, to which graduates were allowed to invite two guests, was live-streamed from the Walter M. Katz field to approximately 800 family members, friends, alumni, faculty and staff among other Curry community members. The in-person ceremony was especially cherished after a year-plus of adversity and uncertainty stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, including an unprecedented remote final semester at the College last spring.
52nd Annual Awards Day Celebrates the Best of Curry College

52nd Annual Awards Day Celebrates the Best of Curry College

This month, the College honored the best and brightest during its 52nd Annual Curry College Awards Recognition Ceremony, which was held as a week-long social media campaign to honor the amazing accomplishments of the 2020-21 academic year. Beyond excelling in a year like no other, the award-winners were honored for their notable achievements in academics, athletics, arts, service, and social justice.
Education Students Share Excitement for New Professional Roles

Education Students Share Excitement for New Professional Roles

This spring, graduating seniors from the Education program reflect on what lies ahead as they begin their new roles as educators.
Culminating Research, Projects Presented at 2021 Academic Forum

Culminating Research, Projects Presented at 2021 Academic Forum

Every spring, Curry College students have the opportunity to present their academic research, creative portfolios, and other culminating projects to the College community including faculty, staff, and fellow students at the annual Academic Forum. This year, the event took place virtually on April 21 and featured nearly 40 student presentations across all majors and stages in the iterative process of discovery and academic inquiry.

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