Founding Associate Dean, Loeb School of Education
Specialty: Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Office: Curriculum Lab (McInnis 301)
Helen W. Loeb, Ph.D., professor and Associate Dean School of Education, has forty years of teaching experience at all levels. She has taught nursery school, kindergarten, first grade, third grade, sixth grade, high school English, ESL, Adult Basic Education, and now, undergraduate and graduate college level students. She received her B.A. from Glassboro State College (Rowan College), her M.Ed. from Temple University, and her Ph.D. in Child Development and Education from Bryn Mawr College. She is certified in New Jersey and Pennsylvania for Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary English, Elementary Counseling, Secondary Counseling and School Psychology.Â
While at Eastern University she initiated and implemented the Master of Multicultural Education and the Master of School Health Services. She was also instrumental, along with Dr. Ted Chamberlain, in developing the Master of Educational Counseling and the Master of School Psychology.Â
Her professional association memberships include: The Association of Teacher Educators (National and Pennsylvania), The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (National and Pennsylvania), Kappa Delta Pi and The Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators.Â
Dr. Loeb has presented papers at conferences both in the U.S. and in Israel on her research area which is "cooperation in education."Â
She was partly responsible for the development of Norris Square Neighborhood Project, Inc., an urban environmental education center based in inner-city Philadelphia, and currently serves on the Board of this organization.