Message from the Dean

Susan Edgar-SmithWelcome to the College of Education where students from diverse backgrounds have access to a broad range of delivery methods and programming from associate, to bachelor's, to four different master's degrees, and an impressive number of certification opportunities. The College plans to add a doctoral program in the near future. We can’t wait for you to experience all we have to offer.

Susan Edgar-Smith, PhD
Dean, College of Education
T: 610-341-4379

Eastern University’s College of Education is one of the leading private university Education programs in the state of Pennsylvania. Our alumni have made huge contributions as teachers, supervisors, researchers, leaders, counselors and psychologists in a variety of school settings. Most importantly, we have student-centered and talented faculty members, many of whom are award winners, who will expertly support and mentor you as you progress through our program and strive toward your educational goals. Using the innovative skills and practices already inherent in the College’s programs, we are able to create success in broadening the impact of our Education students’ advocacy in school settings.

We promise an education that is innovative, justice-focused, research-based, experiential, faith-integrated, inclusive and geared toward maximizing every student’s gifts.  Our students are provided the opportunity and resources to achieve their full potential by drawing on their strengths and talents in a learning environment that maintains high expectations and promotes critical thinking and democratic ideals.

I invite you to join us in the College of Education where you can take advantage of our diverse career opportunities. Imagine yourself reaching all of your educational goals in one place -- Eastern University!

My best,
Susan Edgar-Smith, Ph.D.

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