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EDUCATION NEWS

Welcome: Dr. Ballock & Dr. Morano
The Education Department is proud to welcome two new members into its full-time faculty as associate professors--Dr. Ellen Ballock and Dr. Todd Morano. Both are New England implants (Maryland and California, respectively), and bring a wealth of energy and knowledge around some of the most relevant topics in education today, such as ESL and professional learning communities.
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Hand-Delivered Education
Luke Reynolds '03, penned "On Being a 32-Year-Old Paperboy" for the Spring 2013 issue of STILLPOINT. An accomplished middle-school teacher, Luke is also the author/editor of multiple books, the newest of which, Break These Rules (Chicago Review Press), is an anthology of essays by young-adult (YA) authors, and will be published in fall 2013.
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Joyful Rigor
Aleah Tarnoviski '12, was featured in the Fall 2012 issue of STILLPOINT, for her exceptional work as a lead teacher in the Bronx. “I can go back to my freshman year and trace the education department’s influence in where I am today,” she says.
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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Gordon's undergraduate education programs are field-based, grounded in the liberal arts and built upon a Christian philosophy. The programs promote holistic learning by:

  • Integrating faith and learning
  • Sending you into area classrooms for field experience during your freshman year
  • Requiring you to choose one of the approved liberal arts as a second major

Completion of any of the undergraduate teacher education programs allows you to be eligible for:

  • An initial Massachusetts teaching license
  • A comparable initial teaching license in all 50 states and US territories

Gordon's programs are approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the Higher Education Coordinating Council and the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC). Gordon is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

TRENDSETTING APPROACH TO READING
The Education Department practices a philosophy of teaching that is setting a benchmark of excellence across the nation. The methods for teaching reading in particular employ a systematic approach that is based on scientific research and has proven effective in classrooms.

SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS FOR FIELD EXPERIENCE

  • Cobbet School, Lynn 
  • E. J. Harrington School, Lynn
  • Buker School, Hamilton-Wenham Regional Partnership 
  • Gordon in Lynn

PARTNERSHIPS FOR URBAN STUDENT TEACHING

WHERE ALUMNI GO
Due to the high emphasis on preparatory experience, you will be highly qualified for teaching positions upon graduation. Teachers have been placed in many areas throughout the world, including, but not limited to:

  • School systems across the U.S.
  • Christian schools
  • Global missions opportunities
  • Graduate studies

CONTACT INFORMATION
Department of Education
Gordon College
Wenham, MA 01984 USA

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Downloads

Title II report 2008-09 (XLS)
Title II report for results from Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure

Title II report 2007-08 (DOC)
Title II report for results from Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure