Elementary Education

The Educational Studies and Teacher Preparation Department of the Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions (GSEAP) offers graduate programs for new and experienced teachers in Elementary Education organized around reflective inquiry and socially responsible professional practice. Guided by the GSEAP conceptual framework, we are committed to educating scholar–practitioners with the knowledge and skills to educate and prepare future generations.

Whether you pursue a Master of Arts (MA) or a Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS), you'll learn within an inclusive environment of faculty, community members and leaders, and experienced, aspiring classroom teachers - providing you a strong foundation on which to build a successful career and a fulfilling life.

Program Information

Faculty

Dr. Stephanie Burrell Storms
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Ed. D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Dr. Patricia Calderwood
Professor of Educational Studies and Teacher Preparation
B.S., Fordham University
M.S.Ed., Lehman College, City University of New York
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Anne Campbell
Associate Dean
Associate Professor of TESOL & Bilingual Education
B.A., University of New Hampshire
M.Ed., University of Hartford
Ph.D., University of Florida

Dr. Ryan Colwell
Assistant Professor of Childhood Education
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Dr. Bryan Crandall
Assistant Professor of English and Director, Connecticut Writing Project
B.A., Binghamton University
M.A.T., M.S., University of Louisville
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Dr. Wendy Kohli
Professor of Educational Studies and Teacher Preparation
B.S., M.S., State University of New York, Cortland
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Dr. Emily Smith
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
B.A., Swarthmore College
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Dr. Barbara Welles-Nystrom
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Ed.M., Harvard University
Ed.D., Harvard University