Through real classrooms, diverse practicums and experienced research-driven faculty, Bloomsburg University's College of Education pairs a strong teaching foundation with quality field experiences to broaden your understanding of effective classroom instruction and establish a platform for putting theory and research into practice.

Featuring the Department of Teaching and Learning and Department of Exceptionality Programs, we offer programs designed to achieve your career goals either as a teacher, administrator, counselor, sign language/English interpreter, or higher education administrator. Most of our teacher education programs have a 96 to 100 percent employment rate.



Our education programs:

  • are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • lead to teacher certification approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • are taught by faculty — not graduate assistants — with extensive experience in PK-12 schools as teachers, supervisors, principals, curriculum directors, and superintendents
  • include specialized training in non-academic barriers (social, emotional and mental health, suicide prevention) through the McDowell Institute for Teacher Excellence
  • allow for dual certification, English as a Second Language (ESL) Certificate and STEM Endorsement for enhanced marketability
  • include field experiences beginning in the first year culminating with a 16-week supervised student teaching experience
  • both the Child Life Minor and the Child Life Certificate programs meet the Association of Child Life Professionals curriculum standards and eligibility requirements necessary to obtain the Certified Child Life Specialist credential

College of Education Events

Mon, Mar 16, 2020 - Start of 2nd Placement
Thurs, May 7, 2020 - Last day of 2nd Placement
Sat, May 9, 2020 - Graduation

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College of Education

College of Education

    Daryl Fridley | 570-389-4722
Associate Dean
    Amy Eitzen | 570-389-2727
Director for Education Preparation, Training Programs
    Kimberly Bolig | 570-389-4608
Graduate Programs Coordinators
  Department of Exceptionality Programs
    Robin Drogan | 570-389-4877
  Department of Teaching and Learning
    Ingrid Everett | 570-389-5120

Administrative Assistant to the Dean
    Pamela Badolato | 570-389-4005
Secretary/Education and Services Coordinator
    Stephanie Bissinger  | 570-389-4007

College of Education
3106 McCormick Center
Fax: 570-389-5049