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Temple University Urban Education Program

3 Cord,  Inc. is partnering with Temple University Harrisburg (TUH) to bring a Certificate of Learning and Leadership in Urban Education to the Central Pennsylvania area. A brand new Professional Development Opportunity, this Program will be available in the York area at a 3 Cord location. 

Temple's Urban Education Certificate program focuses on urban education reform through school-community partnerships, with an emphasis on developing the skills necessary to engage in collaborative work with diverse groups of people in urban environments. Through the certificate students will gain knowledge and skills in: Urban educational issues; Reform initiatives – in current and historical contexts; Urban communities; Theory & Practice; and Program development related to developing partnerships between schools, agencies, and communities.

Applications are being accepted now through December 15, 2012. Students should know that this Certificate is offered in an accelerated format and they will be able to complete the program in less than 8 months. Courses are also transferrable to a Temple Masters Program. Temple University Harrisburg schedules all of their classes in evening and weekend formats to accommodate the busy, working adult. Courses may be offered in a blended, hybrid or online format depending upon participant needs. The Certificate in Urban Education consists of 12 credits or 4 courses: 2 courses convey general knowledge of urban education (UE5401 and UE5501) and 2 courses provide specialized knowledge.

Interested applicants may contact Anne Eckert, M.Ed. at Temple University Harrisburg by calling (717) 232-6400, ext. 422, or via email at ake@temple.edu.

For more information, visit http://www.temple.edu/harrisburg/ or download this informational flyer (PDF).

To apply for the program, please submit this Application Form (PDF).

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