COEHS Highlights, Important Dates, and Announcements:



Dr. Cheryl Slattery presented the workshop, "Vocabulary is VITAL!...and essential, critical, imperative, all-important, utmost, key, pressing, and integral!" at the 2014 Southern Region Student Pennsylvania State Education Association Conference at Millersville University.

Dr. Matthew Shupp presented his research, "Synergistic Supervision of Entry-Level Professional: A Cross-Cultural Examination" at the International Conference on Education in Dublin, Ireland.

Drs. W.A. Braun, Ben Meyer, Sally Paulson, Joohee Sanders, and Praveen Veerabhadrappa along with several students from the Exercise Science Department presented five posters and four oral research presentations at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference.

New Education Dual Certification Program 


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:

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:  

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Mission, Goals and Objectives of the College of Education and Human Services


The Mission of the College of Education and Human Services is preparing students to be competent human service professionals and to provide leadership directed toward encouraging collaboration in the development and application of theory, research, policy, resources, practices, and innovative models.


The College fosters such competencies through the identification, creation, and dissemination of knowledge, a respect for diversity, and an attitude of life-long learning the human services. The College strives to instill a sense of responsibility, commitment, and professionalism in service to people and institutions while striving for expertise in major areas of study by incorporating a significant liberal arts component into each of the professional programs and identifying outcomes to measure effectiveness of programs. Students demonstrate ethical practices related to common social behavior and legal issues.


Faculty, staff, and administration in the College of Education and Human Services will provide broad based educational experiences so that students will be able to:

  1. Develop a strong background in their chosen field of study.
  2. Identify the interrelationship between and among the various social agencies of the community and practice a collaborative team approach unifying standards and competencies in the role and function of professionals within the human services disciplines.
  3. Translate knowledge from the basic disciplines into practical applications to specific human and behavioral problems.
  4. Demonstrate a knowledge of and sensitivity to human understanding and individual differences. 
  5. Model an understanding of ethical standards that result in life-long responsibility for professional behavior.
  6. Develop an evolving professional attitude which will result in life-long learning.
  7. Provide resources and educational experiences in computing and information technology for use as a personal and professional tool.