Since its founding in 1821, Amherst College has prepared talented students of every background to lead principled lives of consequence. Education as a pressing social issue has captured the attention of generations of Amherst College students, and alumni who have pursued a calling in education consistently report how their Amherst education provided a sound foundation for their work. With the support and leadership of Charles “Chuck” Ashby Lewis ’64 and Penny Bender Sebring, Ph.D., Amherst’s Careers in Education Professions Career Community encourages students to explore, experience, and reflect upon a variety of paths into the education professions.
This article explains how the Defense Department’s schools outperformed every jurisdiction and avoided educational losses during the pandemic.
“Two years after the creation of the Education Studies program at Amherst, Contributing Writer Guilherme Santos ’24 reflects on how the program has built community and opportunities for engaging in the study of education.” – Guilherme Santos Rocha ’24