Department of


Department Mission

Together, faculty and students in the Department of Education engage in interdisciplinary inquiry of the processes and institutions by which societies enculturate, socialize, and educate their youth, an inquiry that is grounded in the liberal arts and enables students to become citizen leaders and life-long learners.

  • Noah Smith ’22, Holly Shaffer ’21, and Anna Watts ’19 (center) help students with their collages.
    A fledgling collaboration between two WC faculty members and teachers at Garnet Elementary School is bringing new connections and experiences for Chestertown youngsters and WC students.
  • Stacking and counting the food is the first job.

    Every Wednesday evening, members of the College’s Caring for Kids Club meet to fill bags with food for local kids who need a helping hand.

  • Sara Clarke-Vivier and Lori Phillips, a doctoral student in archeology at Washington State University, finish a series of ...
    Assistant Professor of Education Sara Clarke-Vivier has helped develop a new museum and cultural center in Belize that focuses on Kriol culture and history, creating programs to help local teachers and students more easily access all the museum has to offer.
  • Teaching in Zanzibar