Department of Education

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Faculty

Childhood Education: Dr. Peter Cormas | Dr. Holly L. Diehl | Dr. Diane Fine | Dr. J. William Hug | Dr. Rebecca Maddas | Dr. Christine Peterson | Dr. Michelle Torregano | Dr. Clover Simms Wright

Secondary Education: Dr. Silvia Braidic | Dr. Keith Hepner | Dr. Marcia Hoover | Dr. J. Kevin Lordon | Dr. Connie Monroe | Dr. Susan Morris-Rutledge | Dr. Michael Perrotti | Dr. Mary Wolf 

Special Education: Dr. James Burton | Dr. Peter Heh | Dr. Jason Kight | Dr. Kalie Kossar

Technology Education: Dr. Rene Kruse | Michael Ulderich

For faculty bios, visit: https://www.calu.edu/inside/faculty-staff/profiles/index.aspx

Programs

Cal U's Department of Education includes undergraduate programs in childhood, secondary and special education. 

Associate and Bachelor's Degree Programs

Degrees offered through this department include:

  • A.S. in Early Childhood Education
  • B.S.Ed. in Grades 4-8 and Special Education, with concentrations in:
    • Language Arts/Reading
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Social Studies
  • B.S.Ed. in Middle Level, Grades 4-8 Education, with concentrations in:
    • Language Arts/Reading
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Social Studies
  • B.S.Ed. in PreK-Grade 4 Education with Certification
  • B.S.Ed. in PreK-Grade 4 Education with Certification and Special Education
  • B.S. in Professional Studies in Education
  • B.S.Ed. degrees with secondary teacher certification in:
    • Art (K-12)
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Communications
    • Earth and Space Science
    • English
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Social Studies
  • B.S.Ed. degrees in with secondary/special education 7-12 teacher certification in:
    • Biology
    • English
    • Mathematics
    • Social Studies
  • B.S.Ed. in Special Education PreK-12
  • B.S.Ed. in Technology Education

Post-Baccalaureate Certification-Only Programs

Post-baccalaureate certification-only programs are also available in:

  • Grades 4-8 Education: Language Arts and Reading
  • Grades 4-8 Education: Mathematics
  • Grades 4-8 Education: Science
  • Grades 4-8 Education: Social Studies
  • PreK-4

Minors

Cal U's Department of Education also offers minors in:

  • Education Multidisciplinary
  • Foundations of Secondary Education

Honor Society

Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education, has a California University of Pennsylvania chapter. Students in education who have demonstrated a high level of academic achievement are invited to apply for induction.