Teacher Education Program
Director: Mary Beth Cashman
Field Placement Coordinator: Meg Ober
Academic Administrative Assistant: Kate Riley
Holy Cross offers licensure in areas associated with the following majors:
- Biology (grades 8-12)
- Chemistry (grades 8-12)
- Chinese (grades 5-12)
- Classics (grades 5-12)
- English (grades 5-8 or 8-12)
- Environmental Studies (grades 5-8)
- French (grades 5-12)
- History (grades 5-8 or 8-12)
- Mathematics (grades 5-8 or 8-12)
- Physics (grades 8-12)
- Spanish (grades 5-12)
The courses to be completed within the major are determined by the specific academic department and the Subject Matter Knowledge (SMK) Requirements set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Secondary and Elementary Education. All TEP licensure candidates must meet with the TEP liaison for their major in order to ensure that they are meeting all the requirements set by each department.
Participants in the Teacher Education Program benefit from the widely recognized expertise of the faculty in Holy Cross’ Education Department.
This group of scholars is renowned not only for their research and publications but also for their dedication to effecting positive change in schools. Actively engaged in the national conversation about education with academics, educators and policy makers, this group is passionate about providing students with a valuable classroom experience as well as mentoring them on their journey to become thoughtful and effective educators.