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 Elementary/Early Childhood Education (ELED) 



Undergraduate Programs
Elementary Education - Early Childhood PK-4      Special Education/ Early Childhood Education

Graduate Programs
Mathematics & Science K-8 M.A. Ed      Reading Specialist M.A. Ed

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.

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Featured Success Story
Kaelin Nolan

Kaelin Nolan - Featured Student

  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 16057
Phone: 724.738.2042
Fax: 724.738.2779

Department Chairperson:
Mary T. Vetere

Assistant Chairperson:
Rose Heilman-Houser