Allegheny Education Studies students turn ideas into lessons

We’ll prepare you to become future teachers with a broad, diverse education and in-depth learning in a core subject area. You’ll be able to explore education in the classroom and through real-world experiences.

Our education studies students expand their knowledge through student internships, community engagement, study away, and more.

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Experiential Learning

As an education studies student at Allegheny, you’ll have plenty of opportunities for work study and student employment, including:

  • America Reads Tutors, ne-to-one and small group tutoring at local elementary schools
  • Creating Landscapes for Families Program,  individualized homework help
  • Creek Connections, natural science education through hands-on field experiences
  • E=MC2, enrichment program for local elementary school students with focus on STEM and cultural geography
  • MAMs Academic Mentor, mentoring program for Meadville Area Middle School 7th and 8th graders
  • Operation READ Tutors, an after-school program to support literacy skills for students in grades 3-5
For-Credit Opportunities

Gifted and Talented Enrichment Program: Work with the Gifted and Talented Program to provide on-campus learning opportunities for local middle and high school students.

Modern Language Program: You’ll be matched with elementary school teachers and classes who wish to add a language component to their curriculum. Students prepare and teach foreign language lessons during the school day and earn 2 credits per semester.

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EDUC 542 Internship in Education and Seminar

EDUC 542 is a semester-long internship seminar that provides hands-on classroom experience to Allegheny students in local schools. Teachers, administrators, school counselors, and/or other staff will supervise and provide learning opportunities. Interns also meet once a week with an Allegheny professor to discuss practical and theoretical issues connected to their internship experiences.

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