Education

Education

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, business processes for academic departments will be addressed remotely. While most staff are not on campus, we are eager and available to help. For assistance with Education Department processes by phone, please call 718.518.4156 and leave a message. For assistance via email, please send messages to Rufina Amadiz at RAMADIZ@hostos.cuny.edu and Tamara Washington at TWASHINGTON@hostos.cuny.edu. Between the hours of 9am-5pm, your calls and messages will be returned within the hour. If you do not receive a response within an hour, please call the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) to report your concern. OAA staff can be reached at 718.518.6660. 


Mission

The mission of the Education Department is to advance knowledge centered in research and grounded in practice in the fields of Teacher Education, Community Health Education, Gerontology, and Physical Education to prepare competent, caring, effective practitioners.  Embracing a global perspective to address the needs of all learners, the Education Department nurtures students by providing experiential learning and service opportunities to the community; fosters a holistic approach to teaching and learning by helping students develop intellectual, communication, and workplace skills that provide a strong background to further students’ career and education goals; and promotes faculty engagement in research and community service.