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John McCarthy '09
Major: Master of Education
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M.Ed. - Elementary Education
Team-Based Learning and Benefits
As you complete your coursework, you will benefit from our cohort-based learning community that models the team-oriented educational workplace. In addition to hands-on fieldwork experiences in actual classrooms, you'll explore key concepts of successful educational practice, including literacy, curriculum development and lesson planning, classroom management, working with children with special needs and techniques to adapt and differentiate instruction for different learners.
Before you apply, you'll need to:
- Earn a passing score on the MTEL communication and literacy skills tests
- Demonstrate basic computer skills and have regular access to a computer so you can complete the online components of the program
Schedules and Courses
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Division of Continuing and Graduate Studies
Milton Campus: 617-333-2364
Plymouth Campus: 508-747-2424
Michelle Ng, pictured above, and other M.Ed. students from both the Milton and Plymouth campuses presented their capstone research on December 10, 2014. Read more.
"I had a job, but didn't have a career. I decided to pay a visit to my cousin's fourth grade classroom to explore teaching. That was the exact spark I needed," says third-grade teacher Nilza Grassa. "It was my ah-ha moment." Read more...
If you are looking to explore whether a teaching career in elementary or special education might be right for you, then plan to attend this free workshop at our Plymouth campus! Learn about the steps that you need to take to earn your license to teach in a Massachusetts public school. Discover the latest teaching trends, the rewards and challenges of teaching, and the skills and competencies that effective teachers need. RSVP
Professor Michelle LeBlanc, M.Ed. Field Placement Coordinator and Licensure Officer, will present information about student teaching experiences, State licensure requirements, Curry's innovative curriculum, and the practical expertise of the M.Ed. faculty. Meet M.Ed. program graduates who will share their experiences and discuss the benefits of obtaining their M.Ed. degree. This event takes place at our Plymouth campus. RSVP
Jeannine Hatch, M.Ed. '06 shares her experience going back to school to change her career from Accountant to Elementary School teacher.