Our graduates make us proud
CESS graduates can be found around every corner in the United States and abroad, engaged in every possible sector of the helping professions.
- They teach every subject in public and private preschools, kindergartens, elementary, middle and high schools.
- They are principals and superintendents of school districts in Vermont and elsewhere in the nation.
- They are deans of students, faculty, student affairs professionals and administrators at colleges and universities.
- They work in public arts programs, museums, galleries, science centers, and health, education, justice, and social service agencies.
- They are enrolled in master's and doctoral programs in education, social work, counseling, the arts, music, health care, family therapy, and family law.
- They are employed in social work positions for hospice centers, immigration services, schools, family services, social and rehabilitation services, and other health, education, justice, and social service agencies.
- They work in human services, striving to improve the quality of the workplace in the private sector, foundations, or health, educational, and governmental agencies.
- They direct youth programs in alternative educational settings, teach in the Peace Corps, and work for software and other technology companies.
- CESS graduates are everywhere, striving to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
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History of the College
|1800s||The Department of Education is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences.|
|1913||Courses in Agricultural Studies and Home Economics Education are added.|
|1930s||Courses in Business, Music, and Industrial Education are added.|
|1951||The Department of Education leaves the College of Arts and Sciences to establish a separate College of Education and Nursing.|
|1968||Nursing becomes its own school.|
|1973||The College redefines its mission and title to be inclusive of all programs offered and is renamed the College of Education and Social Services (CESS) — the name it carries today.|
|Since 1970||The College expands to include Physical Education, Education Administration, Counseling, Special Education, Human Development, and Social Work.|