NCATE, the national accrediting body for teacher preparation, has become CAEP. Click here to learn about CAEP standards which will be used for review of our teacher education unit in Spring 2017.

Each year the Beeghly College of Education recognizes a group of outstanding alumni from the college. This years celebration will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 6:00 in Beeghly College of Education McKay Auditorium.


Join us on Thursday, November 20, 2014 in

McKay Auditorium for our

"Conversation with the Dean".

Have your questions answered and

your concerns addressed. Accolades and

topics of interest also welcome.

The Youngstown State University School Psychology Program provides comprehensive training which leads to an Ohio license as a school psychologist.  Those with a background in psychology, education, and other related fields are strongly encouraged to apply.

YSU School Psychology Program Accepting Applications for Summer, 2015!

This fall, information sessions will be held at YSU detailing the graduate program and offering prospective students the opportunity to ask questions and see what the program has to offer.

Information sessions will be held October 15th and November 12th at 1:00 in The Gallery Room in Kilcawley Center at YSU. The program is currently accepting graduate school applications for the Summer, 2015 cohort, and interviews for the program will begin in February of 2015.  For more information please contact Dr. Richard VanVoorhis at 330-941-3266 or at rwvanvoorhis AT ysu DOT edu

Dr. Richard VanVoorhis, Program Director,
YSU School Psychology Program

(330) 941-3266
rwvanvoorhis AT ysu DOT edu

Click here for a list of Scholaships available to College of Education students.

Wondering if you want to become a teacher?

Wondering why you should become a teacher?

Wondering why other students are pursuing an education degree?

View the videos, above, of current BCOE education students as they answer the question
"WHY Teach".

Have a teaching license?

Want to upgrade your teaching skills to meet the demands of today's classrooms?

Want to get prepared for the Common Core and the Third Grade Reading Guarantee?

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Web-Based for Summer 2014

The Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement makes teachers who currently hold the Early Childhood License P-3 license more marketable. It adds on grades 4-5 to the Early Childhood license, which allows school districts greater flexibility in teacher assignments. The endorsement focuses on pedagogy, methods, and content for students in grades 4-5.

Important Note:
In order to be recommended for the Endorsement, you must complete all courses and, starting September 1, 2013, pass the
Pearson Assessment exam for the Ohio Early Childhood Generalist (4th – 5th Endorsement).

OAE Elementary Education - Website to register for exam: http://www.oh.nesinc.com

Subtest 1  -  018 passing score of 220 or higher
Subtest 2  -  019 passing score of 220 or higher

Adding the Endorsement:

To have the EC Generalist Endorsement added to your license you will need to apply online with the ODE. As of January 1st, 2014, the State moved to the submission of all applications online.  After you successfully pass the State of Ohio designated Pearson exam, visit this Ohio Department of Education webpage for instructions about applying. IMPORTANT – You will need to indicate that you were trained at YSU and you will need YSU’s code which is: 063156. The code for the EC Generalist endorsement is 185000. The fee is $20.00. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Crystal Hawthorne in the Advisement office her contact information is as follows:

Crystal Hawthorne
Youngstown State University
Beeghly College of Education Room 2101
1 University Plaza
Youngstown, Ohio 44555
Phone: 330-941-3270
Email: cmhawthorne AT ysu DOT edu

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