About This Program

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Simone Alter-Muri
Professor of Art Therapy/Counseling and Art Education
Department of Visual and Performing Arts
(413) 748-3752

Become a person who inspires others, who integrates creative thinking, multiple perspectives, problem solving skills, creativity, aesthetics, and more. Become an art teacher through the Springfield College Art and Design Education Major.

The program goes hand-in-hand with our education major and prepares students to teach art in grades 5-12. Students will develop their creative and imaginative skills, while also learning to hone in on the needs of people, making them perfect candidates to teach. 

Our curriculum offers students an opportunity to experience real-world situations and is of great value in helping them make realistic choices about their future professional life. Graduates become art educators that share and lead in developing a better and more meaningful society. 

Studying Art Education At Springfield College