Professional Studies in Education Program Objectives

  • Gain practical hands-on experience in inner-city classrooms with communities whose culture and race may be different from your own.

  • Participate in a community activity project where you will interact with students, parents, and community leaders.

  • Work on volunteer community projects identified by leaders at the Norris Square Neighborhood Center.

  • Attend professional development seminars conducted by Philadelphia teachers.

  • Promote networking and support among education students from several universities.

  • Interact in learning forums with preservice teachers who have a focus on urban education.

  • Visit historical and cultural areas as well as museums.