Ellen Engler

Associate Professor



  • Bachelor of Arts in Theology, Immaculata University, Immaculata University, Immaculata, PA 1967
  • Master of Science in Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 1974
  • Post Baccalaureate Courses, Penn State University


  • 2001 Certified in Volunteer Administration; National Certification from the Association for Volunteer Administration
  • 1991 Tax Collector, Borough of Shillington, Governor Mifflin School District
  • 1991 Pennsylvania Notary Public
  • 1985 Certified District Justice, State of Pennsylvania
  • 1981 Teaching Certification, Connecticut State Board of Education
  • 1974 Teaching Certification, Pennsylvania Department of Education


  • 2007-Present
    • Department Chair of Education, Alvernia University
    • Coordinator of Graduate Program, Alvernia University
    • Associate Professor of Education, Alvernia University
  •  1991-2001
    • Established and administered Alvernia University Community Service Program.  During these years, Alvernia students logged close to 275,000 hours of service to the community for a labor value of $4,000,000.00. The program was recognized twice by the John Templeton Foundation. Alvernia was among the first colleges to establish service as an Academic Graduation Requirement.
  •  1985-1991
    • Assistant Professor of Education, Alvernia University
  •  1983-1984
    • Teacher, St. Ignatius Loyola, Whitfield, PA
  • 1980-1983
    • Teacher and Presenter, New London Junior High School, New London, Connecticut
  • 1975-1980
    • Teacher for Allentown Diocese; St. Paul's, St. Catharine of Sienna, and St. Ignatius Loyola
  • 1970-1975
    • Reading School District - Taught by day at the elementary level and served as a cooperating teacher for Kutztown and Alvernia University. I also worked in the Adult Evening Division and prepared the students for the GEC and taught ESL classes. This program later became Reading Area Community College.
  • 1957-1970
    • Member of Sister Servants of Immaculate Heart of Mary Religious Community. The Sisters served several countries and states in both education and social services. As a member, I taught as well as being an administrator and supervisor in various parochial parish and high schools. I had experience in inner city schools as well as suburban and worked with students K-Adult for a total of 12 years.









Contact Information

Ellen Engler

Ellen Engler, MS Ed.
Associate Professor of Education

     Upland Center,
     Room 112A
     Phone: 610.796.8285
     Fax: 610.796.8292


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