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Orientation #2 for SP15 Student Teachers

Location: Science Center Auditorium
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Technology Workshop

Location: Warfield 111

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8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

RED Day #1 For SP 15 Student Teachers

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

Art Workshop

Location: Science Center Auditorium

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8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Orientation #1 for F15 Student Teachers

Location: Warfield, Allen Auditorium
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Teacher Intern Program

Wilson’s Teacher Intern Program (TIP) is a highly regarded, affordable and expeditious path for women and men with bachelor’s degrees to become teachers. Approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education in 1985, TIP makes earning Instructional Level I certificates as accessible as possible for highly motivated, working adults. Get your teacher certification in PA today!

W e currently offer Level I certification in Early Childhood education (PreK-4); in middle level (4-8) for English, mathematics, science and social studies; in K-12 for Health & Physical Education and Spanish and in secondary education (7-12) for English, biology, chemistry, mathematics, and social studies. Depending on the area of teaching, credits from undergraduate degrees can apply toward certification. All students take core and methods education classes, state-required testing and practice teaching.  

We know that most of our Teacher Intern Program students are working full or part time and have family responsibilities. That’s why we schedule classes at three convenient locations: the Carlisle Army War College, Cumberland Valley School District between Carlisle and Mechanicsburg, and the Wilson College campus in Chambersburg. We offer most classes in the evening from 6:15 to 9 p.m. The entire program can vary in consideration of each student’s previous academic preparation. Tuition is reasonable and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Both public school districts and private schools are eager to hire TIP graduates. Employers know that our graduates are mature, passionate about teaching and well-prepared for the daily challenges of the classroom.  

Education Department Events

 Adjunct Faculty

  • Dana Baker, Ed.D, Widener University, EDU206
  • Richard Bonitz, M.Ed, Shippensburg University, Practicum Supervisor
  • William Burke, M.S, Shippensburg University, Practicum Supervisor
  • Mary Burkholder, M.Ed, Pennsylvania State University, Practicum Supervisor
  • Cynthia Campbell, B.S, Shippensburg University, EDU339
  • Thomas Coy, M.Ed, Shippensburg University, Practicum Supervisor
  • Margaret Crider, MS Ed, Shippensburg University, EDU 341/541
  • Susan Crouse, M.Ed, Shippensburg University, EDU332 and Practicum Supervisor
  • Amy Fetterhoff, M.Ed, Shippensburg University, EDU337
  • Walton Jones, D.Ed, Pennsylvania State University, Practicum Supervisor
  • Mary Kratzer, M.S, Shippensburg University, Practicum Supervisor
  • Sharon Love, M.S, Shippensburg University, EDU338, EDU540 and EDU548
  • Peggy McCleary, M.Ed, University of Virginia, Practicum Supervisor
  • Carol Mullen-O'Leary, Ed.S, Nova Southeastern University, EDU312
  • Dale Penwell, M.A, Seton Hall University, Practicum Supervisor
  • Barry Purvis, Ed.D., Widener University, Practicum Supervisor
  • Karen Rowley, M.S, Wright State University, EDU238 and Practicum Supervisor
  • Kristy Rubeck, M.Ed, Frostburg State University, EDU238
  • Elaine Shughart, M.S, Shippensburg University, EDU204 and Practicum Supervisor
  • Paul Sick, D.Ed, Temple University, Practicum Supervisor
  • John Smarsh, Ph.D, University of Pennsylvania, Practicum Supervisor
  • Christina Spielbauer, M.Ed, Shippensburg University, EDU215
  • Cynthia Sullivan, M.S, Shippensburg University, Practicum Supervisor
  • Danielle Teter, M.Ed, Shippensburg University, EDU 336
  • Susan Whitelock, M.Ed, Shippensburg University, Practicum Supervisor

Contact Information

Mrs. Beth Byers
Director of TIP    
Warfield 302
Fax: 717-262-2579

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