Department of Education
The mission of the Department of Education Studies is to prepare students to become knowledgeable, skilled and caring teachers of the highest caliber. Teacher preparation in the 21st century involves a marriage between pedagogical theory and liberal arts and science content.
Requirements & Course Offerings
To review Education program requirements and course offerings, please visit our College Catalog (Hill Book).
Liberal Arts Tradition
Literacy, numeracy, social studies, and science, as well as fine arts make up the content of the PreK-12 school curriculum. A major in a liberal arts or science and completion of the Cornerstone Program enable Stonehill College education students to acquire the requisite content knowledge necessary to become exemplary classroom teachers.
Education coursework, coupled with prepracticum and practicum experiences, are designed to complement this content knowledge. These experiences encourage students to construct deep understandings of the application of pedagogical knowledge to a variety of classrooms, schools, and communities. Through opportunities to observe, assist, and work directly with students designing and implementing content specific instruction, Stonehill College education students become reflective practitioners who apply educational theory to classroom instructional practice.
Together, education faculty, staff and students seek to:
- make education more responsive to the evolving needs of society by investigating the complexity of culture, language, and learning differences in today's public, private and parochial classrooms
- meet the learning needs of all students through the application of developmental and pedagogical theory to classroom practice • design instruction to ensure that all students experience success
- create classroom materials that capitalize on student involvement, and utilize multiple ways of knowing and expressing knowledge
- utilize technology as a critical component of the curriculum, aiding both teaching and learning.
The Department of Education Studies is committed to principles of personal development, democracy, inclusion, and the creation of a just and compassionate world. Together we explore developmentally appropriate practice, methodology, and technology, while retaining a constant emphasis on education for civic engagement, self-awareness and humanism.
The ultimate goal of the Stonehill College Department of Education Studies is to enhance the total development of the individual while producing graduates who aspire to excellence for themselves, their peers, schools, communities, and the education profession.
Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure Annual Institution Report Results for Program Year 2006-2007
Communications/Literacy Aggregate > Pass Rate: 100%
Academic Content Area Aggregate > Pass Rate: 100%
Summary > Pass Rate: 100%
Stonehill College, the National Inclusion Project and the Center for Social Development and Education (CSDE) at UMass Boston are partnering together to bring the renowned summer sports program Camp Shriver to Stonehill this year
Stonehill College, the National Inclusion Project and the Center for Social Development and Education (CSDE) at UMass Boston are partnering together to bring the renowned summer sports program Camp Shriver to the College this July.
Jason Lynch '11 and Stonehill students help Brockton kids with their homework at the YMCA while also instilling a champion’s mindset by teaching them boxing at Cappiello Bros. Boxing and Fitness gym.