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I went to orientation and met a girl who ended up being my roommate for all four years. I've still stayed extremely close with friends I made at Curry, both students and faculty.


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Out of School Time Education

Students interested in working with and teaching school-aged children in community-based, out of school time settings can pursue a major in Out of School Time Education. Students can prepare for careers as leaders/teachers/administrators in programs such as community-based youth organizations, before and after school programs and other out-of-school educational settings.  The Out of School Time Education major emphasizes designing challenging and effective programs for children and youth-serving organizations.

Overview:

  • Meets MA Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC) Core Competencies for Early Education and Out of School Time care and Group Leader qualifications
  • 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 2412 Strategies for the Effective Educator: Elementary and Secondary 3
ED 2420 School, Family & Community 3
ED 2600 Introduction to Special Education 3
ED 3850 Current Issues in Education (Senior Capstone) 3

Required Coursework and Co-requisite Field Work:
ED 2344           Field Observation and Participation: School Age or Youth 3
ED 2455 Programming for Positive Youth Development 2
ED 3198 Curriculum for After School Programs 3
ED 3454 Pre-Practicum: After School Setting 3
ED 4566 Practicum: After School Setting 6
ED 4566SM Practicum Seminar 0

Suggested Electives:
ED 2510 Guiding Behavior
ED 2354 Creative Arts in Early Childhood
ED 2355 Children's Literature: Gateway to the World
ED 3200 Administration of Childcare Programs
ED 3510 Community Leadership
PSY 2100 Adolescent Psychology

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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.

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. This workshop is part of Curry's science-focused 'Elementary Curriculum' course and is designed to enable students to broaden their planning and teaching repertoire for elementary students (grades 1- 6).

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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