Schuylkill Education Awareness Night
Alvernia Education Awareness Night
Join us for two free career-building seminars on Wednesday, June 20th
Seminar 1: (for future teachers)
How to Become a Marketable Educator
in Today’s Economy.
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Carole Ney, Alvernia Instructor and Student Teaching Supervisor, will discuss how future teachers can prepare themselves to be dedicated and qualified professionals in today’s market. This seminar is ideal for those seeking a bachelor’s degree to become a teacher. Learn about how easy it is at Alvernia to transfer in credits toward your degree and complete a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education (Grades Pre K-4).
What Career Advancement Means to
You as an Educator.
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Dr. Robert Urzillo, Superintendent of Blue Mountain School District, will discuss the career ladder for current teachers and for those with Bachelor’s degrees considering a career change to education. This seminar is ideal for those seeking to further their education and credentials for career advancement in education. Learn about Alvernia’s multiple graduate programs in education including a Master of Education, five Graduate Education Certifications, Principal Certification, and the Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility.
All participants are invited to a networking reception with refreshments from 6:30-7:00 p.m.
All attendees will also be entered in a drawing to win a FREE Kindle!Start Date: 6/20/2012 5:30 pm
End Date: 6/20/2012 7:00 pm
Location: Alvernia University Schuylkill Center, 1544 Route 61 Hwy S., Suite 6190 Pottsville, PA 17901
Sponsor: School of Graduate and Continuing Studies
- History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
- Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
- Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
- Campus: The main campus in Reading is 121 acres, with two satellite campuses in Philadelphia and Pottsville (Schuylkill County).
- Location: Our residential campus is situated three miles from center-city Reading, in the scenic Blue Mountain area of Eastern Pennsylvania.
- Enrollment: 3,000 students attend Alvernia including 1,500 traditional undergraduates, 600 continuing education students, and 780 graduate students. Over 77% of first-year students live on campus.
- Faculty: Our professors are accomplished scholars, experts in their fields, and supportive mentors. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Most classes are 20 students or fewer.
- Athletics: NCAA Division III, member of the Commonwealth Conference of the Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation and member of Eastern College Athletic Conference, 8 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate sports.