PCDE Highlights

2014 Summer Sessions Mascot Name Contest


Cast your vote to name Ship’s 2014 Summer Mascot, and be eligible to win one of four $50 gift cards to the Shippensburg University bookstore!

Cast your vote HERE!

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Contact Information

Horton Hall 108
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, PA, 17257
(717) 477-1502
(717) 477-4050 fax

Inquiry Form 

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                         Early Childhood Director Credential

Contacts & Support

For Director Credential program information:

Rebecca Ward, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education 

Email: rjward@ship.edu


For general info regarding registration, payment, and online education: 

Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education (PCDE)

Email: pcde@ship.edu


For M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction- Early Childhood Cluster:


Kent Chrisman, Ed.D.

Professor, Early Childhood Education, Graduate Program Chair

Email: jkchri@ship.edu



  • Kent Chrisman, Ed.D., University of Louisville, Educational Supervision. jkchri@ship.edu 
  • Laureen Nelson, D.Ed, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Curriculum and Instruction. lenels@ship.edu 
  • Rebecca Ward, Ph.D., Oregon State University, Human Development and Family Studies. rjward@ship.edu