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I love Curry. I applied to five other schools. Coming here was definitely the best decision. At other colleges, you have one or two semesters of student teaching, and Curry gives you four to make sure that you really want to and are ready to teach.

Lauren Chuha '14
3rd Grade Teacher
Major: Elementary Education

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Community Education

Students interested in working in community-related educational settings should pursue a major in Community Education. 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.


  • Students must minor in a related area that supports their career goals and aspirations.
  • Minors must be approved by the Community Education Coordinator
  • In order to register for the Senior Capstone, ED 3850, students must have completed all required Education courses (with no outstanding incompletes in the major). Students who do not meet this requirement must obtain the permission of the Education Department.

Core Requirements:

Prerequisite Coursework:
PSY 1400 Child Development                                                 3
ED 1150 Exploring the World of Education 3
ED 2161 Educational Psychology 3

Core Coursework:
ED 2410 Strategies for the Effective Educator 3
ED 2420 School, Family & Community 3
ED 2600 Children with Special Needs 3
ED 3510 Community Leadership 3
ED 3850 Current Issues in Education (Senior Capstone) 3

Required Coursework and Co-requisite Field Work:
ED 2344 Field Observation/Participation: School-Age / Youth Setting       2
ED 2455 Programming for Positive Youth Development 3
ED 3510 Community Leadership 3
ED 4568 Practicum: Community Based Program 6
ED 4568SM Practicum Seminar 0

Partnership with 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). Curry education majors, under the direction of Curry education professor Dr. Dotty Alexander, are invited to participate in the six-week program specifically designed to encourage language and literacy development through play.

Curry Early Childhood Center (CECC)
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The Curry Early Childhood Center is an integral part of the Curry College Community. The Center provides a warm and nurturing educational experience for infants, toddlers, and preschool children, and also offers Curry College students an opportunity for authentic and integrative learning experiences.

Education Honor Society

Pi Lambda Theta was founded in 1910. Its mission is to honor outstanding educators and inspire their leadership on critical education issues.

Education/Health Faculty News
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Congratulations to members of the Curry education and health faculty for their on-going professional accomplishments!

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

Master of Education Programs
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Choose a master's program in elementary education-grades 1-6 or a program in special education-moderate disabilities, grades PreK-8 at Curry College, where you can explore how good teaching practice builds on the latest educational theory and research.

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