The Department of Education at Vassar College reflects the philosophy that a broad liberal arts education is the cornerstone of successful teaching. We emphasize the importance of critical reflection in developing an emerging philosophy of education and teaching. The Department offers teacher preparation programs, as well as the major or correlate in Educational Studies.

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Exploring Science is a special program in science and environmental education. Second and third grade children explore and discover at Vassar Farm.

Vassar After School Tutoring Program works with seventh and eighth grade students at Poughkeepsie Middle School.

A class meeting in the seminar room under the original dome of the observatory. The dome room is equipped with a plasma screen and connections for computers and VCR/DVD players.

Exploring Science
Seminar Room