Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies

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The faculty, students, and alumni of the programs in the Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies (TECS) work to improve public education in Massachusetts and beyond. The department directs K-12 teacher education programs at the undergraduate and master’s level. We conduct research and advanced study that furthers our understanding of teacher education, curriculum development, teaching, and learning. We take a leadership role in developing policy and promoting effective and equitable teacher education, curriculum, and school practices in the commonwealth.

The Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies 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.