COEHS Highlights, Important Dates, and Announcements:


2014-15 Fulbright Scholar


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.


Dr. David Bateman publishes the third edition of his book: Principal's Guide to Special Education

Dr. Kelly M. Carrero completed the requirements and passed the Behavior Analyst Certification Board certification exam in June and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Dr. Billy Henson, assistant professor of criminal justice, co-authored the book Fear of Crime in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and Contradictions published over the summer by Carolina Academic Press.

New Education Dual Certification Program 

School Study Council Brings National Education Leader to Campus

Panel to discuss mental health issues on October 7th


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:  

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 Dean's Office

Dr. James R. Johnson
Dean, College of Education and Human Services
Campus address
: Shippen 352
Campus phone: 717-477-1373

Contact & Information: Vickie Shaak - Dean's Administrative Assistant 
Campus address: Shippen 352
Campus phone: 717-477-1373

Dr. Nellie M. Cyr
Associate Dean, College of Education and Human Services
Campus address
: Shippen 360
Campus phone: 717-477-1141


Contact & Information: Associate Dean's Administrative Assistant
Campus address: Shippen 356
Campus phone: 717-477-1141

Dr. Herbert L. Steffy
Director of Field Experience & Partnerships
College of Education & Human Services
Campus address
: Shippen 352A
Campus phone: 717-477-1487

Contact & Information: Donna Ackelsberg – Director’s Administrative Assistant

Campus address: Shippen 354
Campus phone: 717-477-1487

General Email Account: