Welcome to the Department of Curriculum, Culture and Educational Inquiry!
We are a dynamic, globally-oriented group that works collaboratively across four program areas:
Curriculum and Instruction, TESOL/ Bilingual Education, Multicultural Education and Early Childhood
Education. We are engaged in the educational community – locally and internationally - through our
scholarship, teaching and service activities. Our professional experiences span numerous countries:
Bahrain, Belize, Brazil, Canada, England, France, Germany, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Portugal,
Sri Lanka, Scotland, Singapore, and Turkey. Our research and scholarship encompass a range of epistemologies and interests
that are grounded in a commitment to equity, democracy and human rights. These interests include:
teacher professional development, critical literacy, immigrant education, multiculturalism in
teacher education, family literacy, internationalization, arts integration, early childhood
curriculum, environmentalism, Holocaust and human rights education, second language acquisition
We are proud of our programs of study that support the college’s commitment to diversity, comprise
engaging and meaningful coursework, and are offered within a caring community of learners.
Our department is home to seven academic programs:
There is an admission freeze for two of our programs. Please contact the department (561.297.6598) for alternate options,
if you are interested in the M.Ed. in Social Foundations of Education: Multicultural Education or the M.A. in TESOL and
We partner with educational institutions in the community on special contracts for site-based
educational programming and our faculty stand ready to support teacher development through courses,
workshops and/ or training.
Please visit our website to learn more about us. We look forward to hearing from you!
Emery Hyslop-Margison, Ph.D.
Department of Curriculum, Culture, and Educational Inquiry
We are educators committed to preparing and supporting
professionals in the service of schools and society in diverse local,
national, and global settings. Our teaching, scholarship, and service
integrate established and emerging theory, research, and practice. Programs
and course work in our department incorporate the fields of Curriculum and
Instruction, Multicultural and Global Education, TESOL/ Bilingual Language
Education and Early Childhood Education. Faculty and student activities
involve schools, universities, workplaces and community organizations; and
address the challenges of a diverse, rapidly changing, and increasingly
We fulfill our mission by preparing informed, capable, ethical, and
reflective decision-makers who: