Department of Education

Students in our Education Department are committed to transforming lives, educating learners of all ability levels, and reaching students at a young age to set them on a pathway to success.Our students are constant innovators, dedicated researchers, and promoters of social justice. With a focus on evidence-based best practices, you'll launch a meaningful career and meet the needs of all the students in your classroom.

Programs in this Department

Education Field Placements

Our student teachers train at schools around Boston and New England.

Some recent placements include: 

  • Boston Public Schools
  • Brookline Public Schools
  • Cambridge Public Schools 
  • Newton Public Schools
  • Malden Public Schools
  • Somerville Public Schools
  • Medford Public Schools
  • Wellesley Public Schools
  • Arlington Public Schools
  • Quincy Public Schools
  • Boston Latin School
  • Boston Teachers Union School
  • Crossroads School
  • Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
  • Innovation Academy Charter School
  • MATCH Charter School
  • New England Center for Children
  • Landmark School
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Janet Chumley

Program Director

Recent News

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