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Lauren Chuha '14
3rd Grade Teacher
Major: Elementary Education
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Dr. Holly Gray, Assistant Professor of Education, presented at the Fall 2015 conference of the Massachusetts Association of Colleges for Teacher Education held at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester on October 30. Her presentation was titled Addressing Professional Standards for Teachers, Field Based Experiences, and Partnerships; One Course at a Time. The session examined how to strategically begin the process of aligning courses to the new Professional Standards for Teachers while strengthening the partnership between the college classroom, field supervisors, and the field classroom.
Dr. Donald Gratz, Chair of the Education Department and Director of the Graduate Programs in Education continued his work with Lowell Public Schools. In October 2015, along with a colleague, Gratz conducted two all-day training sessions in Root Cause Analysis for the entire administrative staff of the school system - approximately 80 participants. This follows previous work with several under-performing schools in developing strategies to lead to improvement. Of these, all but one have made significant gains in student results.
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.
Pi Lambda Theta was founded in 1910. Its mission is to honor outstanding educators and inspire their leadership on critical education issues.
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.
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.