Department Mission: As a community of professional educators, we commit to developing the highest quality teachers who will become exemplary citizens and add value to the world they will inhabit; and who can teach each child in our global, contemporary society. Of central importance is our commitment to preparing caring teachers, who have the knowledge, skills and dispositions to foster developmentally appropriate, child-centered learning environments; who honor and respect diverse families and communities; and who demonstrate effective teaching grounded in educational research.
Elementary Education/Early Childhood PK-4 Program
Special Education/Early Childhood Education (BSEd)
M.A. Ed Reading Specialist
M.A. Ed Mathematics/Science K-8
Alumni Success Stories
Diverse Student Teaching
Visit the Rock
Admission to Teacher Candidacy
Four Phases of Teacher Education
Forms and Documents
Chapter 49-2 Changes
Meet the Faculty and Staff
Featured StudentMadi Merhaut
Brittany Argall graduated in May 2011 Summa Cum Laude with Elementary Ed major and Exceptionalities minor. She is now teaching 8th grade pre-algebra at Charles H. Darden Middle School in Wilson County North Carolina. Click here to read more about Brittany's success.
104 McKay Education Building Slippery Rock, PA 16057Phone: 724.738.2042Fax: 724.738.2779Department Chairperson: Dr. Lee WilliamsAssistant Chairperson: Dr. Marilyn Yensick