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In today’s competitive market, it’s important to have a wide variety of experiences. The Philadelphia Urban Seminar provides just that. Through a plethora of unique encounters, students gain the experience to be better teachers by understanding and interacting with Philadelphia’s one-of-a-kind urban culture. Not only do students gain valuable teaching experience, they are also immersed into the city’s urban community for this two-week seminar. Through community service, classroom experiences, and intensive person-to-person interaction with colleagues as well as students, participants often leave Philadelphia with a new outlook on education. For many students, the Philadelphia Urban Seminar has been a life altering event. So, when you ask yourself “Why Urban Seminar?” the answer has to be “for the experience.”

  • 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.