COEHS Highlights, Important Dates, and Announcements:

**ScholarSHIP** 

Congratulations 

Dr. Cheryl Slattery!

2014 Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators (PAC-TE) Teacher Educator of the Year!

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Dr. Kurt Kraus!

2014-15 Fulbright Scholar

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.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Kappa Delta Pi Inducts New Members

New Education Dual Certification Program 

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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 Pre-Service Academic Performance Assessment - PAPA 

 

The Praxis I - Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) will not be counted for certification purposes after April 2, 2012.  However, if you passed the PPST before April 2, 2012, it will still count toward your certification.

The NEW initial test required for all certification areas is the Pre-Service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA), a part of the new Pennsylvania Educator Certification Test (PECT) series offered by Pearson Evaluation Systems.  Additional information about PAPA test and registration for the PAPA test is available at http://www.pa.nesinc.com/  

The PAPA 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.