Department Chair: Claire Hamilton 
Room 130, Furcolo Hall; (413) 545-0246


The Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies (TECS) seeks to improve public education through:

  • the planning, delivery, and continuous improvement of K-12 teacher education programs at the undergraduate and Master's levels,
  • research and advanced study that furthers understanding of teacher education, curriculum development, teaching, and learning,
  • leadership in policy development and the promotion of effective teacher education, curriculum, and school practices in the Commonwealth.

Read about the concentrations offered in this department.