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.