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, and health, education, justice and social service agencies.
- They are enrolled in Masters and Doctoral programs in the fine arts, music, education, social work, art therapy, family therapy, family law and counseling.
- They are employed in social work positions in hospice centers, the Department of Immigration Services, Northeastern Family Institute, the Vermont Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, and in other health, education, justice and social service agencies.
- They work in the human services or strive to improve the quality of the workplace in the private sector, museums, foundations, or health, educational, and governmental agencies.
- They direct youth programs in alternative educational settings, teach in the Peace Corps, and work in museums, science centers, software companies and government educational agencies.
- CESS graduates are everywhere, striving to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
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.|