The Simmons graduate programs in education include General Education and Special Education.

The programs in general education have a strong reputation in area public and private schools. Supervisory administrators and teachers rate Simmons students as extremely confident, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic. A leader in special education training since 1975, Simmons is a passionate advocate for including learners with special needs in general education classrooms and in community and work environments. In recent years, the significant trend toward educating learners with special needs in integrated settings has created a demand for highly qualified special education professionals who have a strong focus on content and knowledge. Consequently, Simmons graduates are in great demand.

Learn more about the Graduate Education programs in the latest CAS Graduate Studies Viewbook.

Selected Practicum and Internship Sites

Simmons General Education students can take a 14-week, full-time teaching practicum or a yearlong internship, allowing students to gain more clinical classroom experience than most teaching programs provide. Here are selected recent hosting school districts and schools:

  • Andover Public Schools
  • Bellingham Public Schools
  • Belmont Public Schools (numerous school sites)
  • Boston Public Schools (numerous school sites)
  • Brookline Public Schools (numerous school sites)
  • Cambridge Public Schools (numerous school sites)
  • Canton Public Schools
  • City on a Hill Charter School
  • Cohasset Public Schools
  • Dartmouth Public Schools
  • Dighton Rehoboth Regional
  • Dover-Sherborn Public Schools
  • Everett Public Schools
  • Fall River Public Schools
  • Foxboro Public Schools
  • Franklin Public Schools
  • Landmark
  • Lexington Public Schools (numerous school sites)
  • Malden Public Schools
  • Medford Public Schools
  • Methuen Public Schools
  • Needham Public Schools
  • New Bedford Public Schools
  • Norwood Public Schools (numerous school sites)
  • Park Street School
  • Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
  • Reading Public Schools
  • Rockland Public Schools
  • Sharon Public Schools
  • Somerville Public Schools
  • Sudbury Public Schools
  • Swansea Public Schools
  • Waltham Public Schools
  • Watertown Public Schools
  • Wayland Public schools
  • Westborough Public Schools
  • Westford Public Schools
  • Weston Public Schools
  • Westwood Public Schools
  • Wilmington Public Schools
  • Winchester Public Schools
  • Winthrop Public Schools

Special Education Partnership Sites

  • ACCEPT Metrowest Education Collaborative — Framingham, Massachusetts
  • The Landmark School - Prides Crossing, Massachusetts
  • The New England Center for Children - Southborough, Massachusetts
  • South Coast Educational Collaborative - Seekonk, Massachusetts
  • Horace Mann Education Associates - Franklin, Massachusetts
  • The Reading Institute - Williamstown, Massachusetts

Selected Employers Recently Hiring Simmons Education Graduates Full-time

  • Acton-McCarthy Town School—Acton, MA
  • Amigos Bilingual School—Cambridge, MA
  • Ayer Shirley Regional High School
  • Bates School—Salem, MA
  • Berkowitz School—Chelsea, MA
  • Blake MS—Medfield, MA
  • Bourne Middle School
  • Broadmeadow School—Needham, MA
  • Brookline High School—Brookline, MA
  • Browne Middle School—Chelsea, MA
  • Burlington High School—Burlington, MA
  • Cambridge Rindge & Latin—Cambridge, MA
  • Chestnut Hill Private School—Newton, MA
  • Day Middle School—Newton, MA
  • Dover-Sherborn Middle School—Dover, MA
  • Durfee School—Fall River, MA
  • Forest Avenue Elementary School—Hudson, MA
  • Franklin High School—Franklin, MA
  • Granite Academy—Braintree, MA
  • Haverhill High School—Haverhill, MA
  • John Eliot School—Needham, MA
  • King Phillip High School—Norfolk, MA
  • Lexington High School—Lexington, MA
  • Malden High School—Malden, MA
  • Marshfield High School—Marshfield, MA
  • Masconomet High School —Topsfield, MA
  • Massachusetts International Academy—Marlborough, MA
  • Nayaug Elementary—Glastonbury, CT
  • North Andover Middle School—North Andover, MA
  • Northeast Metro Tech—Wakefield, MA
  • Odyssey Community School—Manchester, CT
  • Oscar F. Raymond School—Brockton, MA
  • Park School—Brookline, MA
  • Prospect Hill Academy Charter School—Somerville, MA
  • Quinsigamond Community College—Worcester, MA
  • Salve Regina University—Newport, RI
  • San Dieguito School District—San Dieguito, CA
  • Schecter School—Braintree, MA
  • Southern New Hampshire University—Manchester, NH
  • St. Columkille Partnership Parochial School—Brighton, MA
  • Warsaw Middle School—Pittsfield, ME
  • Weston Middle School—Weston, MA
  • Whitinsville Christian Academy—Whitinsville, MA
  • Wilson Middle School—Natick, MA
  • Winn Brook Elementary—Belmont, MA

Graduate Education Success Profiles

To see the stories of several Simmons graduates from the CAS Graduate Education programs and learn what they do, visit the CAS Graduate Education website.

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