Special Education (Grades Pre K-8 and 7-12) Certification with M.Ed.

Requirements


Evaluation of Credentials (required prior to entering program)
:
Verification of Valid Pennsylvania Elementary Certification OR    
Verification of Valid Pennsylvania Secondary Certification

Praxis Examination:
Praxis - Education of Exceptional Students: Core Content Knowledge ~ Test # 0353
* Must be passed prior to applying for Special Education Certification

Background checks and clearances (required prior to all field experience placements):
Act 34 – Child Abuse               
Act 114 – FBI Fingerprinting Background Check
Act 151 – PA Criminal Background Check   
Tuberculosis Screening

Contact Admissions:

610.796.5187


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




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