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“Finding Professional Development Opportunities at the Graduate Level” was written by program faculty Kim Evelti, Gwen Bass and Tiffany Espinosa.
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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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Kathryn Accurso won the American Education Research Association Vocabulary SIG Student Research Paper of the Year Award.
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Lauren Mattone was awarded the 2018 Roger L. Wallace Excellence in Teaching Award.
Urban Teacher Pathways program equips Holyoke teachers with the skills to build and sustain a successful classroom.
In its first collaboration, the Urban Teacher Pathways program equips Holyoke teachers with the skills to build and sustain a successful classroom.
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.
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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“Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher” by Stephen D. Brookfield recommended by Ruth Hornsby.
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Wallace is returning to campus co-teaching the course X.EDUC 458: Owning Assessments and Data for Student Learning
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A video series from host Nancy Gardner for the Teacher Leadership Programs.
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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.
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“Teaching: A Life's Work” by Sonia Nieto and lecturer Alicia Lopez.
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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“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.
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“Measuring Innovation in Education: A New Perspective” by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
Galen Corey, instructor for the Girls Who Code campus program at Mount Holyoke, with eager students.
Girls Who Code, a national organization that teaches girls coding skills, partnered with MHC to bring a new two-week summer program to college campuses.
Models of Entrepreneurship in Education, a course that will explore different models of entrepreneurship in education.
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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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Batha won the National Speech & Debate Association's Educator of the Year award for 2019.