The Education Division at Immaculata University seeks to promote authentic, knowledgeable, and exemplary professionals by encouraging inquiry, analysis, creativity, and Christian values. The program is designed for prospective educators and those continuing their educational pursuits to develop their individual potentialities while striving for excellence in a noble profession. To that end, studies related to skills, knowledge, values, ethics, and professional standards are provided.
In addtion to Education majors, the Education Division assists students seeking secondary educational certification and with student teaching, both adult undergraduates and graduate students.
The director of undergraduate education and the division chair work with all departments in the area of teacher certification. The division assists all departmental liaisons, informing them of any certification updates from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, as well as assisting in identifying students from the various departments who are seeking certification.
The Education Program develops teachers who:
are competent in their field
believe in the dignity of their profession
realize the obligations, responsibilities, and standards of the teaching profession
are interested in the learning process of the individual student
are equipped to address educational issues in contemporary society