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Outstanding teachers are themselves products of an outstanding education. They come from preparation found in a program that rewards academic achievement, emphasizes the importance of each student as an individual, and is grounded in a mastery of the theories of learning and teaching. Become a positive force of educational change and impact in your community when you earn your secondary education degree from Gannon University.
Gain real-world knowledge through key courses including:
Instructional Design and the Secondary Education Classroom: Create and manage instruction in the learning environment and develop standards-based lessons and instruction. Includes a 60-hour field experience.
Assessment and Evaluation: Investigate traditional and alternative assessments in the context of classroom instruction, meeting the needs of diverse learners, measurement principles and national, state and local standards. Includes a 60-hour field experience.
Professional Seminar: Prepare and present your professional portfolio, hone your interviewing skills and complete necessary certification and job applications, and in conjunction with student teaching.
Our secondary education program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can:
“Being in secondary education has made me so excited to become an English teacher. All the classes I have taken has helped me understand the minds of children and how I can communicate as a teacher with them. The professors really have prepared me for what is to come in my teaching future.”
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Stephen CorsiAssistant ProfessorGraduate Coordinator
Carmella CovellAssistant Professor
Leighann ForbesAssociate Professor
Jill MerrittAssociate Professor
Nancy MorrisAssistant Professor
Janice WhitemanAssociate Professor
Pamela BaldwinAdjunct Lecturer
David BlozowichAdjunct Lecturer
Jessica BurkeyAdjunct Lecturer
Michele CampbellAdjunct Lecturer
Veronica ConnaroeAdjunct Lecturer
Stephen CorsiAdjunct Lecturer
Christina CostelloAdjunct Lecturer
Nicholas EmmanueleAdjunct Lecturer
Christina HoytAdjunct Lecturer
Ann JohnsonAdjunct Lecturer
Larry KesslerAdjunct Lecturer
Michele KretzingAdjunct Lecturer
Matthew LaneAdjunct Lecturer
Kimberly LytleAdjunct Lecturer
Heidi NeelyAdjunct Lecturer
George OgekaAdjunct Lecturer
Patricia PollifroneAdjunct Lecturer
Carrie ReynoldsAdjunct Lecturer
Chelsey RhodesAdjunct Lecturer
Roberta SchrallAdjunct Lecturer
Rachel StillAdjunct Lecturer
George SuchaAdjunct Lecturer
Kimberly TimerAdjunct Lecturer
Bradley WhitmanAdjunct Lecturer
Trisha YatesAdjunct Lecturer
Justin ZonaAdjunct Lecturer