University of Vermont

  • Social Work major Bijoux Bahati's small classes and supportive faculty poised her to conduct interesting research.

    Her research on refugee young adults was of particular personal interest to Bijoux.

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  • Elementary education major Geoffrey Pac has already spent time in two local schools.

    "There is really nothing like seeing the things that you read and learn about in class actually happening for real."

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  • Social Work major Ly Nguyen was not sure what to expect when she started her field work.

    But her time at the North Eastern Family Institute's group home has proven to be "a really supportive place."

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  • Secondary Education major Brian Vedder has learned the importance of getting out into the field.

    He has taken courses with field placements, but also sees the value of volunteering at a local youth center.

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  • Elementary Education major Ben Brezic wanted to make a difference in the lives of others.

    After growing up abroad, and a 16 year career as a chef, he decided that Elementary Education was his passion.

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  • Social Work major Rachel Schneider values the fact that her professors are active researchers.

    She is excited about going into a profession where she will be able to conduct research while being a practitioner.

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  • With a dual endorsement in Elementary and Special Education Caroline McKissock had a lot of opportunity to learn about pedagogy and practice.

    She liked the way her classes complemented each other.

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The College of Education and Social Services provides students with the necessary academic and practical opportunities to become lifelong learners who are committed to addressing the educational and human service needs of Vermont and the nation.

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Research Feature: Benice Garnett

“I’m in public health,” Bernice Garnett says, “And so I think about systems.”

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Featured program:

The Counseling Program's part-time program helps working professionals. Enrolled students can take all of their non-field-based courses on a part-time basis during the late afternoon or evening two days per week.



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