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Information Sheet

Open to All Education Majors

A Two Week Experience

Program Objectives:
  • Gain practical hands on experience in inner-city classroom with communities whose culture and race may be different from your own.
  • Participate in a community activity project.
  • Work on volunteer community projects.
  • Attend professional development seminars.
  • Promote networking and support among education astudents from several universities.
  • Interact in learning forums with pre-service teachers who have a focus on urban eduction.
  • Visit historical and cultural areas.
  • Have Fun! Learn and Grow!
MU Requirements:

* Completed application with Administrative Fee
* Clearances
* Attendance at the Departure Meeting in May

Program Requirements:

- Daily log
- Summary Reaction Paper
- Participation in:

  • small group learning forums,
  • professional development workshops,
  • classroom teaching,
  • community service project,
  • cultural and historical site field trips.
Once in a Lifetime . . .

The Urban Education Seminar in Philadelphia provides future educators with priceless teaching experience.  Observing and understanding Philadelphia's teacher/community relationships is a large part of the Urban Seminar.  As a participant, you will work side-by-side with teachers, students, parents and community members.

  • Students will pay for 1 credit tuition
  • Lodging costs at LaSalle University - TBA
  • Administrative fee - TBA
For more information contact:
Dr. Jannis V. Floyd
Mansfield University Coordinator
208 D Retan Center
570 662-4795

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