Catherine Swift

Director, Teacher Licensure Programs

Catherine Swift, Director of the Graduate Licensure Program, has been in the field of education for over 25 years with a focus on Teacher Education. Initially an elementary classroom teacher, Swift became a visiting lecturer and program supervisor at Smith College before moving to Mount Holyoke College in 2013. Swift’s research and interests include co-teaching, social justice and equity, reflective practice, and using children’s literature to teach mindfulness and social emotional skills.

Recent Campus News

This is a screenshot of a Zoom class with author Sonia Nieto and 15 other participants.

Taking on new challenges with new solutions

The Professional and Graduate Education program now offers an online program for teachers working with culturally and linguistically diverse students.