Education Professions

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.

5 Rewarding Teaching Careers in a Post-Covid-19 World

The economy has been brought to a grinding halt over the last few months, and everyone is feeling the squeeze. But although Covid-19 has closed schools and affected every industry from travel to retail, the field of education has been …

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Jobs for teachers and beyond: Career advice for Education majors

 

With a degree in Education, you might be searching for jobs for teachers, but do you know what other opportunities are available to you? If you had majored in Education forty years ago, you would have earned the most …

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Defining the Path Forward for Executive Education

Well before the pandemic entered the picture, the concept of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) was fully integrated into the managerial lexicon. It is a tidy shorthand used to describe unpredictable circumstances. And if ever there was an era …

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Alumni

Pam Allyn

Alumni-in-Residence
  • Chief Executive Officer Dewey
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Ron Espiritu

Alumni-in-Residence
  • Director of Ethic Studies for All Camino Nuevo Charter Academies
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Ashley Finigan

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  • Brooklyn, New York
  • PhD candidate in History & Upper School History and American Studies Teacher Berkeley Carroll School
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Antara Ganguli

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  • Director United Nations Girls Education Initiative
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Cyndy Jean

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  • Middle School Director Hackley School
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Bob Kuklis

Alumni-in-Residence
  • Social Studies Educator
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Kent Peterson

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  • Emeritus Professor University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Inda Schaenen

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  • Writer, Journalist, Professor, Certified English Language Arts Teacher
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413-542-2265
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155 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002