COEHS Highlights, Important Dates, and Announcements:

**ScholarSHIP**

2014-15 Fulbright Scholar

Congratulations

Dr. Kurt Kraus!

Dr. Kurt Kraus, Professor and Chair in the Department of Counseling and College Student Personnel at Shippensburg University, has been awarded a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to the Kingdom of Bhutan.

While in Bhutan, Dr. Kraus will support the development of counseling to serve the complex mental health and public health needs of the Kingdom of Bhutan. He will teach at the Royal University of Bhutan and consult with the Royal Ministries of Education and Health.
 

New Program Approved!

Special Education and Early Childhood Education BSED:  Dual Certification Program has been approved for the Fall 2014 semester! Please note this major will take at least 9 semesters to complete.  

SCHEDULING NEWS:

Students may check the course listings in the myShip portal for the most up-to-date listing of available courses.  

Spring 2015 Scheduling dates:

Graduate Scheduling:

October 20 - January 27

Undergraduate Scheduling:

October 27 - November 17

Other important dates:

September 15 - Change of major deadline for High-demand programs

October 6 - Change of Major for Non-high-demand programs.

November 3 - Final day to withdrawal from classes with "W" grade POT 1.

December 1 - Schedule clean-up for Spring

December 5 - Day and Evening classes end

December 8 - 12 - Final Exam Period

December 12 - Graduate Commencement

December 13 - Undergraduate Commencement

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College of Education and Human Services

Shippen Hall (352-360)
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257

Fax 717-477-4012 
General Email address: 
mailto:COEHS@ship.edu  

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Conceptual Framework Standards for those Preparing to Teach, Counsel and Lead in Public Schools

“Collaborative Decision-makers: Assessing, Planning, Reflecting”

Our unit of certification programs is a body of collaborative decision-makers who perform within a conceptual framework of assessing, planning and reflecting. Our faculty and candidates are committed to the following standards developed collaboratively by the members of our unit:

  1. Promote supportive educational environments that are respectful of and responsive to individual differences.
     a.  Demonstrate understanding of the differences in how students learn and know how to accommodate diversity.  Diversity includes, but is not limited to, differences among groups of people and individuals based on ethnicity,race, socioeconomic status, gender, exceptionalities, language, religion, sexual orientation, and geographical area.
     b.  Accommodate diverse learning needs through informed decision-making that supports academic success for all students. Diversity includes, but is not limited to, differences among groups of people and individuals based on ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, gender, exceptionalities, language, religion, sexual orientation, and geographical area.  
    c.  Show respect for the diverse needs and talents of all learners and demonstrate commitment to helping them develop self-efficacy and achieve academic success. Diversity includes, but is not limited to, differences among groups of people and individuals based on ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, gender, exceptionalities, language, religion, sexual orientation, and geographical area.
     
  2. Reflect continuously upon one’s own performance and demonstrate progress in the development of the knowledge, skills and dispositions required for effective professional performance.

     a.  Affirm the University’s educational and ethical responsibility to produce highly qualified education professionals.

     b.  Demonstrate academic integrity and uphold the trust of those with whom one works.

     c.  Respond productively and respectfully to the responsibility of meeting professional standards, including state and national standards.

     d.  Demonstrate commitment to ethical practices as described in relevant institutional and professional codes of conduct.

     e.  Demonstrate professional and ethical responsibility through active engagement in the development of the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required to be an effective educator.

     f.  Demonstrate initiative in fulfilling program requirements and in seeking advice and feedback that support achievement of professional goals.

     g.  Respond positively to learning experiences and constructive feedback intended to improve professional knowledge, skills and dispositions.

     h.  Demonstrate qualities that characterize professional conduct in both university and clinical settings. 

  3. Demonstrate the use of best practices and technologies in order to positively impact the achievement of all learners.
     
  4. Demonstrate the use of appropriate authentic assessments and analytical data to make informed decisions that impact learner achievement.
     
  5. Collaborate with critical others in making informed decisions within educational contexts.