Early Childhood (Grades Pre K-4) Certification with M.Ed.

Academic Advisor

Sister Margaret Anne Dougherty, RSM, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Graduate Programs in Education

   610-796-5519
   margaret.dougherty@alvernia.edu

 


Admissions Staff


Kelly Burr, M.Ed
Coordinator of Graduate Admissions & Student Services
School of Graduate and Adult Education

   540 Upland Avenue
   Reading, PA 19611
   Phone: 610-796-8296
   Fax: 610-796-8367
   kelly.burr@alvernia.edu

Cynthia Mensch
Director, Alvernia University
Schuylkill Center

   1544 Route 61 Hwy S. Suite 6190
   Pottsville, PA 17901
   570.385.2382
   cynthia.mensch@alvernia.edu

Dana Baker
Director of Philadelphia Center
School of Graduate and Adult Education

   1355 West Cheltenham Avenue
   Melrose Park, PA 19027
   215-635-4734
   dana.baker@alvernia.edu

MED Brochure
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The Master of Education with Early Childhood (Grades Pre K-4) Teaching Certification program is dedicated to providing instruction in educational theory balanced with current classroom practices. The program focuses on a value-centered approach toward the preparation of caring, uniquely-qualified candidates to address the needs of diverse populations in today's schools.

This program allows students to pursue their Master of Education while getting their Early Childhood (Grades Pre K-4) Teaching Certification at the same time. The curriculum prepares students to teach grades kindergarten through fourth.


View the curriculum and course descriptions required for this program, learn more about our admission process, or request more information.

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Faculty Perspective
 
Ellen Engler
 
Ellen Engler, B.S., M.S.Ed.
Associate Professor of Education

“The M.Ed. and graduate certification programs at Alvernia University employ a values-centered approach to prepare highly-qualified, caring educators and school leaders. Through coursework and field work, students become ready to address many needs of diverse populations we now see in today’s schools.”



Student Profile
 
MED Classroom
 

Steph Snavely, M.Ed. ’10

“The M.Ed. program at Alvernia University has provided an academically challenging experience which is relevant to my career as a teacher.”

Michelle Salloum, Special Education Certification ’08

“Alvernia University strives to integrate a variety of different teaching methods to ensure success.”