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Student pursuing a Community Education degree at Curry College teaches a young student

Students interested in working in community-related educational settings should pursue a Community Education degree. Students can explore programs that serve children, families, and the community at large such as, but not limited to, youth advocacy programs, historical museums, children's museums, art museums, theatre groups, recreational programs, parent groups, health related programs, family shelters, and other family support service organizations.

At Curry College, you’ll be able to work side-by-side with faculty, staff, and other students to collaborate, research, and plan for your future. From field experiences to the Senior Practicum Seminar and on-campus clubs and organizations, you’ll become actively involved in pursing what interests you. Developing close relationships with experienced faculty supports you in your development as an effective teacher.

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  • 5-Year M.Ed. – Apply to our Dual Degree program and graduate with both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just 5 years.
  • Literacy Playgroup – Participate in a Literacy Playgroup with the Milton Early Childhood Alliance as a high-achieving Education student.
  • Volunteer Program – Jump into the classroom early with this selective program placing high-achieving students in local schools 1-2 days a week.
    Senior Practicum Seminar – Create an evidence portfolio during your practicum, demonstrating competencies and skills you have achieved as a teacher candidate.
  • Pi Lambda Theta (Education Honor Society)
  • Curry Cares – Community Service Club
  • Education Club
Ardani Mello-Daigneault

Meet Ardani Mello-Daigneault '23

Aspiring teacher Ardani Mello-Daigneault, who plays and coaches a youth hockey program, hopes to join his two passions to work with kids and sports after Curry by majoring in community education and minoring in sport and recreation management.

Read More About Ardani

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Milton Early Childhood Alliance

Each spring semester, the Curry College education department collaborates with the Milton Early Childhood Alliance (MECA) to lead an early literacy playgroup for preschool-age children (2-4) and their parents.

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Education Honor Society

Pi Lambda Theta extends membership to students and professionals who satisfy academic eligibility requirements and have demonstrated characteristics of scholarship, leadership and service.

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Education Club

The Education Club provides professional development opportunities to students showing interest in the field of education and seeks to involve children and families from neighboring areas in education-related activities.

Curry College Education students participate in a STEM education workshop at the Boston Museum of Science.

STEM Teaching Workshop

Each fall semester, Education majors have the unique opportunity to participate in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education workshop at the Boston Museum of Science.

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Study Abroad

Along with institutional partnerships, you can create your own Study Abroad opportunity, or go global with our own faculty members as part of our Short-term, Faculty-led Courses.

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First-Year Experience

Making the transition to college can be a little confusing and lot of fun. Your First-Year Experience at Curry College helps smooth out the bumps and puts you on the path to success.

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Gen Ed

At the heart of Curry College's undergraduate curriculum is our General Education (Gen Ed) Program. Gen Ed is based on our belief in the power and potential of the liberal arts.

Life-Changing Opportunities Await

Start with a foundation in the liberal arts. Add attentive faculty and countless opportunities to learn by doing. That’s what you’ll get with a bachelor’s degree from Curry. Learn what’s waiting for you today.