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Ann Neary, MATL’18 will be leading a team to develop a commitment and policy which would promote National Board Certification for educators in Connecticut.
Gwen Bass, director of the Teacher Leadership Programs of Professional and Graduate Education at Mount Holyoke
A new partnership between Mount Holyoke College and the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools hopes to elevate all-girls education.
Gwen Bass
Gwen Bass, director of the Teacher Leadership Programs of Professional and Graduate Education at Mount Holyoke, has tips to ease homework stress.
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Allison Slysz MAT’16 will continue to teaching biology in the science department, in addition to her new post as Smith Academy Athletic Director.
Book Cover: “From Discipline to Culturally Responsive Engagement: 45 Classroom Management Strategies” By Laura E. Pinto
“From Discipline to Culturally Responsive Engagement: 45 Classroom Management Strategies” By Laura E. Pinto recommended by Gwen Bass.
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M.A.T. Professor Kathryn Accurso was recently awarded a Love of Learning Award worth $500 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
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Owen reported to the Amherst Regional High School paper, The Graphic, that he is “thrilled to support inclusion.”
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Smith was published in the Mass Music Educators Journal and presented at the MMEA conference.
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“Measuring Innovation in Education: A New Perspective” by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Mount Holyoke College's Field Gates. Photo by Michael Malyszko
Institute offerings through the College’s Professional and Graduate Education program engage a broad audience of adult learners.
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Brady is a contributing author for Larry Ferlazzo’s Classroom Q&A Blog for Education Week. She will also be a guest on his Bam! Radio Show.
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A video series from host Nancy Gardner for the Teacher Leadership Programs.
New partnership with the Hitchcock Center for the Environment
The Master of Arts in Teaching program at Mount Holyoke College is partnering with the Hitchcock Center for the Environment.
Gwen Bass
Gwen Bass has been collaborating with the Department of Children and Families to train foster parents on educational needs of youth in foster care.
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“Finding Professional Development Opportunities at the Graduate Level” was written by program faculty Kim Evelti, Gwen Bass and Tiffany Espinosa.
Models of Entrepreneurship in Education, a course that will explore different models of entrepreneurship in education.
Photo of Alicia Lopez, ELL teacher at Amherst Middle School, dispelling a myth about becoming an ELL teacher.
Mount Holyoke College offers various avenues for interested candidates to study and gain qualifications in this exciting field. Watch the video.
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Heather Brown, Lecturer, Chloe Showalter MAT'19 and Matt Sterlein MAT'19 helped facilitate the Youth Writing Adventure in Amherst, MA.
Book Cover: “Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher” by Stephen D. Brookfield
“Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher” by Stephen D. Brookfield recommended by Ruth Hornsby.
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Lachanda Garrison MATM ‘19 was selected to serve on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Program Committee for the regional conference.
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Lauren Mattone was awarded the 2018 Roger L. Wallace Excellence in Teaching Award.
Gwen Bass talks to Comcast Newsmakers about marginalized students.
Gwen Bass of Mount Holyoke College’s Professional and Graduate Education program spoke about improving education for marginalized students.
Mount Holyoke’s Master of Arts in Teaching, Teacher Leadership program has partnered with State Teachers of the Year
The Master of Arts in Teaching, Teacher Leadership program has partnered with State Teachers of the Year to mentor and educate future teacher leaders.
Margo Batha MATL’19 featured on the cover of Rostrum Magazine
Margo Batha MATL’19 is featured for winning the National Speech and Debate Association’s Educator of the Year award.
Mount Holyoke’s Ruth Hornsby, assistant director of grad programs, and Julio Hernandez, a grad student in the teaching program, sit at tables and work together on their laptops.
The newest program offered by graduate programs at Mount Holyoke trains paraeducators of color working in Amherst public schools to be teachers.
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“Teaching: A Life's Work” by Sonia Nieto and lecturer Alicia Lopez.
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Owen Dempsey MAT ‘19 and Gwen Bass, director of the Teacher Leadership programs, co-presented on special education advocacy for youth.
Michael Flynn, Visiting Instructor in Psychology & Education; Director, Mathematics Leadership Program
Flynn received an award for Mathematics Teaching and Learning at the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in MA annual conference.
Phoo of Eric Schildge MATL’19
Eric Schildge MATL’19 and Mount Holyoke Graduate Programs are partnering on a sexual health education program for young adults with disabilities.
Photo of Margo Batha being awarded the National Speech and Debate Association’s Educator of the Year award for 2019.
Batha won the National Speech & Debate Association's Educator of the Year award for 2019.
Mount Holyoke’s Professional and Graduate Education program launched its fifth cohort of math teachers ready to change the world, one mind at a time.
Mount Holyoke’s Professional and Graduate Education program launched its fifth cohort of math teachers ready to change the world, one mind at a time.
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Kathryn Accurso won the American Education Research Association Vocabulary SIG Student Research Paper of the Year Award.
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Jay Bright MATM ‘19 and Amanda Thomson MATM ‘19 highlighted their MATM work during the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference.
Excellence in Teaching Awards
Excellence in Teaching award winners have the chance to win a $10,000 scholarship toward a Master of Arts in Education at Mount Holyoke College.
A sea of students in their brilliant class colors of yellow, red, green, blue and purple, celebrating convocation outside in the amphitheater.
Convocation marks the official beginning of the 2019–2020 academic year for 2,199 Mount Holyoke students, including 507 incoming first-years.
Photo of Stephani Lopez Rodriguez MAT’19
“In order to teach, you must lead with love. Every day is worth it if you intentionally choose to love your students every day.”
Global Leadership Summit 2018
Mount Holyoke students and alumnae attended the 10-day Global Leadership Summit in South Africa this summer, returning with inspiration and commitment.
Photo of Ryan Wallace standing in front of a wall of framed National Geographic Magazine covers
Wallace is returning to campus co-teaching the course X.EDUC 458: Owning Assessments and Data for Student Learning