Education Program Highlights
Meaningful Fieldwork and Partner School Connections
Mentored by professors, classroom teachers and supervisors, students teach in school districts, charter schools and community organizations from the start of their studies.
Full-day fieldwork in Cheltenham and Upper Dublin school districts for undergraduate and graduate students.
Hear Kerri Jasinnas, M.Ed. candidate, Secondary Education with concentration in English, describe her fieldwork experience.
International teaching experiences available in Guatemala and Costa Rica, with more to come.
Hear B.A. candidates in Early Elementary/Special Education Alicia Sharp and Erin Gryn describe their experiences as teachers in Guatemala as part of a Department-led international travel experience in January 2012.
Student and Faculty Research
Undergraduate and graduate students regularly present with faculty at local and national conferences and graduating students present results of culminating projects each semester.
Faculty research interests include, among others, behavior disorders; diversity in education; Latino student populations; improvisation, teaching and learning; technology in education; intervention tools; positive behavior support for autistic children; inclusive education; gender identity; differentiated instruction; parent education for early childcare providers; and establishing high quality teacher-preparation programs.