Alternate Certification Programs

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East Stroudsburg University offers programs for individuals who have a bachelor's degree in a non-education area and want to earn certification with or without a graduate degree.

Each certification program offers its own alternative certification track.

Persons interested in teacher certification should contact the program for full information on the program, a transcript analysis, and intern teaching possibilities.

Contact the individual and/or webpage below for program information and an evaluation.

Certification AreaDepartmentContactPhoneIntern*
Elementary Education (K-6) Elementary Ed Dr. Paula Kelberman (570) 422-3365 No
Special Education (K-12) Special Ed Dr. Domenico Cavaiuolo (570) 422-3893 Yes
Secondary Social Studies (7-12) Secondary Ed Dr. James Vagliardo (570) 422-3326 Yes
Secondary English (7-12) Secondary Ed Dr. James Vagliardo (570) 422-3326 Yes
Secondary Foreign Language (K-12) Secondary Ed Dr. James Vagliardo (570) 422-3326 Yes
Secondary Math (7-12) Secondary Ed Dr. James Vagliardo (570) 422-3326 Yes
Secondary Science (7-12) Secondary Ed Dr. James Vagliardo (570) 422-3326 Yes
Physical Education (K-12) Physical Ed Teacher Ed Dr. Caroline Kuchinski (570) 422-3104 No
Health Education (K-12) Health Dr. Kathleen Hillman (570) 422-3727 No

*The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania offers an Intern Certification program which allows students to attain a certified position in lieu of student teaching.

For more information on the state guidelines, see the Pennsylvania Department of Education website.

For information on ESU secondary education intern programs, Dr. James Vagliardo: (570) 422-3326.