NEWS FROM THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES!

KUDOS:

Dr. Ford Brooks, professor and interim chair, Department of Counseling and College Student Personnel, was invited to share his expertise on addictions and counseling in Counseling Today's article, "Hidden in Plain Sight."

Dr. George F. "Jody" Harpster was named the 16th president of Shippensburg University. Dr. Harpster earned his Master's of Science degree in Counseling and College Student Personnel Administration from the College of Education and Human Services.                                             

Ship's First Doctoral Degree Program is in the College of Education and Human Services! Find out more about the doctorate in educational leadership here.

MSW Graduates -- score above the national average, Graduate students from the joint Shippensburg & Millersville University MSW program, pass the licensure exam at a rate above the national average. Find out more about the Department of Social Work and Gerontology here.

Dr. Billy Henson, assistant professor of criminal justice, recently had his co-authored book Fear of Crime in the United States: Causes, Consequences and Contradictions published by Carolina Academic Press. The book examines the nature and extent of crime-related fear and describes the physical, psychological, behavioral, and social effects of fear of crime.

Dr. Sally Paulson, associate professor of exercise science, presented research on the importance of maintaining muscle strength later in life during the National strength and conditioning association’s (NSCA) national conference.

REMINDER: February 10 is the deadline for major changes for high demand majors


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College of Education and Human Services

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Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257

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 Early Childhood Education - PK-4 certification 

  

Effective April 2, 2012, Praxis tests are no longer valid for this certification area.  If you passed all of the Early Childhood Praxis tests required before April 2, 2012, they will count for your certification and you do not have to take the new tests. 

All Early Childhood Education (PK-4) certification applicants must pass the PAPA listed on the previous page if the Praxis I - PPST was not passed before April 2, 2012. 

The new content test for Early Childhood (PK-4) certification is the PreK-4 Test that is part of the new Pennsylvania Educator Certification Test (PECT) series offered by Pearson Evaluation Systems.  Additional information about the PreK-4 test and registration for the PreK-4 test is available at  http://www.pa.nesinc.com/ 

The PECT - PreK-4 test is currently available only by appointment at Pearson Professional Centers.  A list of all current centers is available at the PECT website listed above.  The two listed centers closest to Shippensburg University are: 

  

Pearson Professional Center, 801 East Park Drive, Harrisburg, PA   717-564-6755 

Pearson Professional Center, 205 Granite Run Drive, Lancaster, PA   717-569-0056 

  

Remember that all test scores must be reported to Shippensburg University.