Education is as much about passion as scholarship. It’s about reaching and teaching all students in ways that are both meaningful and culturally relevant.
As an elementary or secondary education major at Emmanuel, you will first explore issues of access and equity in the history of education in America. Then, prepare yourself, through in-class instruction and site placements, for research-based practice in the design, delivery and management of curriculum and instruction in math, the sciences, English language arts and social studies. Using Boston as an extended classroom, Emmanuel students conduct field-based experiences in nearly three dozen area schools, allowing for first-hand observation and engagement with learners from all cultures and with diverse instructional needs.
The Emmanuel College education program prepares teachers to be leaders in creating and sustaining-in their classrooms, schools and the wider community-a culture of collaborative inquiry that is centered on students, their learning and healthy development. Through the integration of field and classroom-based experiences, Emmanuel's pre-service teachers develop the content knowledge and pedagogical skills to create inclusive classroom communities that inspire and engage children, adolescents and young adults in their learning. Grounded in the mission and good works of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, the education program prepares graduates who aspire "to create justice and peace for all."
Saint Spotlight: Alex Schroll '16
Elementary education majors Alex Schroll '16 did her pre-practicum at Rafael Hernandez, a bilingual school in Roxbury, which perfectly suited her affinity for languages. She couldn't wait to be "in the thick of it," and said that with every curriculum class she took at Emmanuel she gained more insight into the challenges of teaching.Read more
Saint Spotlight: Alexis Ezell '17
Elementary education major Alexis Ezell's goal is to someday teach second or third grade, and she has had the opportunity to gain hands-on field experience within Emmanuel's wide network of student-teaching partners including OLPH Mission Grammar School and the Maurice J. Tobin School.Read more about Alexis
Saint Spotlight: KeYana Reid '17
KeYana will graduate from Emmanuel College in 2017 with a degree in education.KeYana
Saint Spotlight: Brianna Wiseman '15
Mathematics and secondary ed major Brianna Wiseman '15 began her first year at Emmanuel with her mind set on becoming a teacher. So how, five years later, did her path lead to Fidelity Investments and her current position as a Deployment Analyst? "Attending a liberal arts school, I was exposed to so many new ideas outside of my major that I wanted to explore further," she said.Read more about Brianna
Small classes, big advantages
Grounded in the mission and good works of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Emmanuel College's founding order, Education Department faculty prepares graduates who aspire "to create justice and peace for all."Meet Our Faculty
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