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Contact:
Jeanie Prall
Location: 211 Ward Hall
570-945-8522
jeanie.prall@keystone.edu


Bilingual ECE Program
Obtain a degree while practicing English without limiting course selection due to language constraints.

Tuition/funding opportunities
See opportunities for practitioners working in child care and the ECE field.

Education Degrees and Programs

Be a part of a teacher preparation program that gets you in the classroom early and often.

The education degrees at Keystone College prepare our future educators by providing opportunities and experiences to think critically, act independently, and collaborate in ways that will transform lives and prepares you to handle any classroom situation. Our faculty strive to assist students to become self-directed individuals who can creatively make informed decisions, communicate effectively and examine ethical issues which will inform their instructional practices for years to come.

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education degrees include Field Experiences and Student Teaching

Getting Into the Classroom

Field Experiences and Student Teaching

We are dedicated to getting you into the classroom often to observe children and use what you’ve learned in our classrooms to gain invaluable real world experience.

 

Information for Current Education Degree Students

Education Admission

Formal Admission

Education students must be formally accepted into the education program before being permitted to take 3000/4000 level education classes at Keystone College.

Education Testing

Testing

Education students anticipating being recommended for certification must ensure they have taken and passed the appropriate exams.

Certification

Educator Certification

Student teacher candidates who will soon be graduating require recommendation for Pennsylvania Department of Education Certification by the Keystone College Certification Officer.

Labs

Curriculum Lab

Create hands-on learning activities for students, research ideas for instruction and create various manipulatives needed to carry out a lesson in the Education Curriculum Lab.

Our Education Faculty

Karen Arcangelo, PhD, NCSP

Karen Arcangelo, PhD, NCSP

Professor of Education, Program Director of Middle and Secondary Education, and Faculty Coordinator of Adult and Online Learning
Jeanie Prall, MS

Jeanie Prall, MS

Chair of the Education Department, Director of Field Experiences and Student Teaching, and Program Director Accelerated Programs
Heather Shanks-McElroy, PhD

Heather Shanks-McElroy, PhD

Professor of Education, Program Director for ECE, Child and Family Studies and Graduate Program - ECE Leadership