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Meet Carthage Education Majors

What’s it like to study education at Carthage?

Take a look at what these students have to say about majoring in education at Carthage to learn about the department from their perspective.

  • Shannon Byrne ’16

    • Majors: Elementary Education and Special Education
    • Hometown: Chicago, Ill.

    “I was amazed by how welcoming the students at Carthage were. I loved the positive atmosphere the College offered. Also, I prefer the small class size because students have a stronger connection with their professors and are able to have more one-on-one help in class.”

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  • Paul Csongradi ’16

    • Majors: Elementary Education
    • Minors: S.T.E.M.
    • Hometown: Chicago

    “I hope to use the skills and techniques Carthage has shown me to be the best educator I can be and make a difference in someone’s life.”

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  • Courtney Grever ’17

    • Majors: Elementary Education
    • Minors: Psychology
    • Hometown: Frankfort, Illinois

    “I chose Carthage for the connections. Close connections to the professors, connections to the professional world, and most of all the connections to other students and the Carthage community.”

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  • Chrissy Loeb ’18

    • Majors: Elementary and Cross-Categorical Special Education
    • Hometown: Mount Prospect, Illinois

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  • Natalie Miller ’16

    • Majors: Elementary Education
    • Minors: Spanish
    • Hometown: Johnsburg, Ill.

    “Carthage had everything I was looking for and more. It’s small, close to home, and has a beautiful view.”

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