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Dept. of Education
Merritt Hall
Geneva, NY 14456
P: (315) 781-3638


Students in the Education department at HWS have interned in local elementary and secondary schools as well as with prominent organizations from across the country, including:
  • Action for Boston Community Development – Boston, MA
  • AmeriCorps – Summer Bridge program at Kent School in Denver, CO
  • Belltower Books – Ithaca, NY
  • Border City Multiage School – Geneva, NY
  • Essex Town School District – Essex, VT
  • Geneva Historical Society – Geneva, NY
  • Greenwich County Day School – Greenwich, CT
  • Happiness House – Geneva, NY
  • Jim Henson Company – New York City
  • NYC Teaching Fellows – New York City
  • Pearson Teaching Fellows Program – Geneva, NY
  • Special Olympics – New York City
  • Sylvan Learning Center – Canandaigua, NY
  • UCLA Summer Research Program – Los Angeles
  • West Street Elementary School – Geneva, NY

Professional Programs

Many education students go on to graduate school in education or school psychology and earn an MAT, M.ED. or Ph.D. HWS education graduates have also gone on to work in education, social services, nonprofit organizations and counseling. Some of our graduates are currently working for the following schools: Barefoot Studios Bright Kids Network Canandaigua Academy Canandaigua Dance Studio Daniel Hand High School Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Teach for America The Meadowbrook School

Graduate Profile: Bonnie Johnson-Aten ’82

Bonnie Johnson-Aten '82 District Lead Principal, Burlington School District “I believe that my HWS education allowed me to be open to possibilities and provided me with a broad intellectual base from which to draw upon.” View Full Profile