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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

Katherine Morrison

Katherine Morrison

Professor

Department
Health and Wellness

Jacquelyn Murphy

Jacquelyn Murphy

Assistant Professor

Department
Health and Wellness

Joanne Ruane Seltzer

Joanne Ruane Seltzer

Professor

Department
Education

Melissa Weinstein

Melissa Weinstein

Assistant Professor, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

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

Nancy Connelly

Nancy Connelly

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Carolyn Cragin

Carolyn Cragin

Lecturer

Department
Education

Melanie Curtin

Melanie Curtin

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Jennifer Curtis-Whipple

Jennifer Curtis-Whipple

Lecturer

Department
Education

Joanne Delaney

Joanne Delaney

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Sandra Derstine-Desai

Sandra Derstine-Desai

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Janet Ferone

Janet Ferone

Lecturer

Department
Education

Judy Finkel

Judy Finkel

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Sheila Fisher

Sheila Fisher

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Elizabeth Fitzgerald

Elizabeth Fitzgerald

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Layne Flynn

Layne Flynn

Associate Lecturer

Department
Health and Wellness

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Patrick Fraine

Patrick Fraine

Senior Lecturer

Department
Education

Patricia Fry

Patricia Fry

Associate Lecturer, Graduate Level

Department
Education, Master of

Marie Gabour

Marie Gabour

Associate Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

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

Christopher Hickman

Christopher Hickman

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Patrick Jackman

Patrick Jackman

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Thomas Kilduff

Thomas Kilduff

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Theresa Kirk

Theresa Kirk

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 Lally

Patricia Lally

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Patricia McGaffigan

Patricia McGaffigan

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Margaret McKay

Margaret McKay

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Elaine McNeil-Girmai

Elaine McNeil-Girmai

Associate Lecturer-Graduate Level

Department
Education, Master of

Karen Monahan

Karen Monahan

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Felicia Moschella

Felicia Moschella

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Diane Murphy

Diane Murphy

Lecturer

Department
Education

Patricia Oakley

Patricia Oakley

Lecturer

Department
Education

Megan O'Brien

Megan O'Brien

Assistive Technology Center Coordinator

Department
Education

Theresa O'Neill

Theresa O'Neill

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Ann Papagiotas

Ann Papagiotas

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Nancy Pelletier

Nancy Pelletier

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Mary-Kate Peters

Mary-Kate Peters

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Carline Pignato

Carline Pignato

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Armand Pires

Armand Pires

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Marisa Qualter

Marisa Qualter

Lecturer

Department
Education

Marcia Richards

Marcia Richards

Senior Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Miaki Rietz

Miaki Rietz

Lecturer

Department
Education

Alison Riordan

Alison Riordan

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

James Robbins

James Robbins

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Philip Rodino

Philip Rodino

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Donna Rousseau

Donna Rousseau

Lecturer

Department
Education

Leslie Scollins

Leslie Scollins

Lecturer

Department
Education

Jean Silva

Jean Silva

Lecturer

Department
Education

Kerry Smith

Kerry Smith

Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Erica Spiegel

Erica Spiegel

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

Robin Trask

Robin Trask

Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Ralph Watson

Ralph Watson

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Lisa White

Lisa White

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Mary Woods

Mary Woods

Lecturer

Department
Education

Christine Zuppa

Christine Zuppa

Associate Lecturer

Department
Education

Highlights in Education

The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics awarded Person of the Year for 2021-2022

53rd Annual Awards Recognition Ceremony Celebrates the Best of Curry College

Curry College honored the best and brightest during its 53rd Annual Awards Recognition Celebration. Over 60 awards were bestowed upon deserving recipients, highlighting the amazing feats achieved in academics, student life, the arts, and athletics.
Sarah Doran '22 Poses with Two Curry Education Professors

Sarah Doran ’22 Presents at New Hampshire Educators’ Conference

Sarah Doran ’22, an Elementary Education major, recently presented at TEACHAPALOOZA, an Educator Rising Conference for students in teacher preparation programs throughout New Hampshire. For her presentation titled “Shaping the Future With Coding-Why is it Meaningful?” Doran discussed and demonstrated robotic tools that can be used to teach coding skills to young students.
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Curry College Hosts Early Education Conference with Little Sprouts, a Network of Child Care Centers

Early educators and those who care for young children from across the state will gather on Curry College’s campus on Saturday, May 7 for a one-day conference called, “The Power of Identity: Bringing Your Whole Self to the Classroom.”
Oprah Winfrey makes an appearance at virtual book club with Chloe Corrion ‘13.

Alumna’s Curry Internship Leads to Ultimate Book Club Experience with Oprah

It’s not every day that Oprah Winfrey makes an appearance at your book club. For alumna Chloe Corrion ‘13 it was an exciting confluence of her education, work, and interests.
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Curry Community Gathers Together to Discuss Diversity, Inclusion, and Caring

Over 1,600 students, faculty, and staff gathered virtually as a community on February 25 for honest, reflective, and productive speeches and conversations at an event titled, “Showing Up for Each Other: Becoming Authentic; Allies, Advocates, and Accountability Partners.”
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Year in Review: Our Top 21 News Stories in 2021

The Curry College community rallied together in 2021 to accomplish great things and make this year memorable despite the continuing pandemic. As we look forward to 2022, here are the top 21 stories from another unforgettable year.
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Produce, Present & Publish: 2021 Curry Faculty Honors

Our faculty are not only dedicated educators and caring mentors to students, they also are among the leading scholars, scientists, artists, and trailblazers in their disciplines. Curry faculty are regularly published in notable academic publications, quoted as experts in the media, and applauded among peers at prestigious industry conferences.
Milton, MA

Milton Ranked Safest College Town in America

For the second straight year, Milton, Massachusetts, home of Curry College's Milton Campus, has been ranked 'Safest College Town in America.' The latest 2021 rankings were published by SafeWise in their annual national report on public safety, "Safest Cities in America.” Milton topped the list of over 400 college towns due to lows in violent crime rate and a property crime rate, according to FBI statistics.
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.

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