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MEd in Education Information Sessions

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Learn more about IUP’s MEd in Education program offered at the Indiana campus for fall 2015 from program coordinator Crystal Machado. Discussion topics include curriculum, program format, outcomes, admission, and more.


  • March 25, 2015
  • April 8, 2015
  • April 22, 2015


  • 5:00–6:00 p.m.


  • Davis Hall, Room 121, Indiana Campus

To register, visit Register for an Information Session, e-mail, or call 1-800-845-0131.

For additional questions, contact Crystal Machado at

Department of Professional Studies in Education 

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Program Information Session

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An information session for the Curriculum and Instruction doctoral program will be held on Saturday, March 14, from 10:00–11:30 a.m at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg, Pa.

The Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for those who are beginning or continuing careers in higher education, as well as for teachers who would like to become K-12 curriculum specialists in public, private, or independent schools.

The program is part-time; thus, it is ideal for those who seek to maintain full-time employment as teachers while pursuing the doctorate. Classes are delivered both in the traditional classroom setting and online on Saturdays in the fall and spring and on Fridays and Saturdays in the summer.

For more information, contact Kelli Jo Kerry-Moran at or RSVP online.

Download the Information Session Flyer.

Department of Professional Studies in Education

College Technology Day: August 20, 2014

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The IUP College of Education and Educational Technology hosted the seventh annual Technology Day in Stouffer Hall on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 (the Wednesday of the week preceding the first week of the Fall 2014 semester).

Fifty-seven separate sessions were presented and attended, covering a wide spectrum of technology-related topics. The welcome address and overview began at 8:30 a.m., followed by the various sessions (50-minute sessions with 10-minute breaks between). There was a drawing for various technology prizes at the wrap-up session. The event concluded at 4:30 p.m.

College of Education and Educational Technology

Professional Studies in Education

Curriculum and Instruction Information and Orientation Sessions

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Influence the future of education and enhance your scholarly credentials with the Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction at IUP. Learn more about the D.Ed. Program in Curriculum and Instruction at these information and orientation sessions, taking place on Saturday, June 1, 2013, from 10:00–11:30 a.m.

At the Monroeville session, Mary Renck Jalongo will be there to provide detailed information about the program and answer any questions that you might have.

Monroeville Graduate and Professional Center

400 Penn Center Boulevard
Building 4, Suite 900
Pittsburgh, PA 15235

At the Harrisburg session, Kelli Jo Kerry-Moran will be there to provide detailed information about the program and answer any questions that you might have.

Dixon University Center

(Administration Building, Boardroom)
2986 North Second Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-1201

To reserve a place at the information session, please contact Rosie Gundy ( by Thursday, May 23, 2013.

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PACT Symposium to Discuss Putting Students First

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Drs. Crystal Machado, DeAnna Laverick, Lea Evering, Shirley Johnson (Department of Professional Studies in Education), and Michelle Sobolak (University of Pittsburgh) will present a symposium at the PACT Conference being hosted at IUP on October 20, 2011.

The symposium is titled “Putting Students First: Responding to Student Learning Needs, Curriculum Evaluation, and Program Development through Four Scholarships of Teaching and Learning Projects at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.”

Call for Papers: European Teacher Education Network

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A call for papers has been announced for the annual conference of the European Teacher Education Network, scheduled for April 19–21, 2012.

The ETEN conference will be held in the historic city of Coimbra in sunny, historic, and beautiful Portugal. Coimbra is home to the University of Coimbra, founded in 1290 and one of the oldest universities in the world.

ETEN is network of about sixty-five universities and colleges that prepare teachers. The overwhelming number of these institutions are in Europe, although recently the ETEN board has opened membership to some institutions outside of Europe.

The ETEN conference, which is held each year, is organized around Thematic Interest Groups (TIGs). This conference is a forum for seminars in each of the ETEN TIGs, e.g., focusing on reports and future activities, as well as providing a forum to present new research and actual development, theories, knowledge, experience, and ideas concerning the development of educational practice.

To submit a proposal for the conference, contact the appropriate TIG leader. The names and e-mail addresses for the TIG Leaders can be found at the ETEN website.

A proposal consists of an abstract of the proposed presentation of about 250–350 words. The deadline for proposals is November 15, 2011, and all those accepted will be notified by December 15, 2011.

Please go to ETEN for more information.

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Call for Proposals: New England Educational Research Organization 2012 Conference

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The executive board of the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) invites you to submit proposals for the 2012 annual conference.

NEERO welcomes presentation proposals for papers, posters, symposia, and research-in-progress roundtables.

The conference will take place Wednesday through Friday, May 2–4, 2012, at the Sheraton Inn in Portsmouth, N.H.

For more information, please visit the NEERO website.

Department of Professional Studies in Education

  • Professional Studies in Education Department
  • Davis Hall, Room 303
    570 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1080
  • Phone: 724-357-2400
  • Fax: 724-357-2961
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.