Education Programs

  As a non-traditional student, Wilson offered the flexibility, guidance and encouragement that was necessary in fulfilling my dream of teaching! Wilson's true heart is their faculty and staff, partnering personal relationships with current Heidi Myers.jpgeducational information, technologies and hands-on applications. Their investments in my education fueled my efforts to attain my Bachelor's degree and gave me the confidence to obtain a career in Early Childhood education."

Heidi Myers '14 Kindergarten teacher, Greencastle-Antrim School District

Now offering a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health and Physical Education for PreK-12 teacher certification.

Education Department Events


Candidates for certification must pass all required PECT/PRAXIS tests. Adjustments can be made to accommodate the requirements of other states except those which require a year of graduate study.

The Pennsylvania certificate is also valid in 46 states with which interstate agreements exist. An Instructional Level I certificate is valid for six years of service, during which time the following requirements must be completed: an approved induction program, 24 credit hours of post-baccalaureate course work from a state approved, four-year degree-granting institution, and three years of satisfactory full-time service under contract in Pennsylvania. A person then qualifies for Level II certification. Once a student has attained initial certification, s/he must adhere to Pennsylvania’s Act 48, which requires all teachers to complete six credit hours or 180 clock hours of professional development every five years in order to retain a valid certificate. This applies to both Instructional I and Instructional II certificates.

Contact Information



RED Day #2 for SP15 Student Teachers

Location: Laird Hall
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Orientation #2 for F15 Student Teachers

Location: Science Center Auditorium
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

PE Workshop

Location: Laird Hall

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8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

RED Day #1 for F15 Practicum Students

Location: Laird Hall
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Technology Workshop

Location: Warfield 111

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8:30 AM - 3:30 PM