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The Department of Education is a community of scholars, educators, and students who strive to cultivate a robust and civil public discourse that engages citizens and residents in the policies, practices, and institutions that impact their lives through the broad field of Education. In this work, the humanities, sciences, and social sciences are at the very the heart of the matter. The Department of Education's mission is to engage in teaching, research, and engagement that advances education through a range of interdisciplinary studies that include: literacy education in local and international schools and community settings; public-private partnerships that support a strong network of schools, hospitals, museums, cultural institutions, and libraries that engage the public in humanities, science, and social science activities; Studies in ethics, economic equity, education and the law, and transitional justice.

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Community Literacy Center

The Univeristy of New Hampshire's Community Literacy Center (CLC) is a resource for preK-12 learners, families, and educators that supports the literacy learning of area children through collaboration with schools, families, and community organizations.

Spring slots still available!

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Teacher Residency for Rural Education

UNH Teacher Residency for Rural Education (TRRE) is a 15-month M.Ed. program designed to perpare and support teachers for rural New Hampshire schools. Seeking to reduce teacher shortages in New Hampshires rural schools, TRRE is a partnership between UNH, New Hampshire Department of Education, schools, and community based organizations.

TRRE is funded in part by the US Department of Education Teacher Quality Partnership Grant #U336S160019

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Seacoast Reads

Seacoast Reads places UNH undergraduate volunteers into local schools, libraries and after-school programs to help elementary and middle school students improve their reading and writing skills through one-on-one support.

Volunteers travel with a group to their site twice per week for one semester to spend time with their "reading buddy" reading books, playing literacy games, and writing.

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