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Resources for Students

Explore the topics below to find links to key information and online resources related to education majors.
Pictured is education professor Dr. Stanley Denton talking with a student.

Downloadable Forms 

Requirements for education majors

Do you plan to student teach?

Other Resources

Educational Technology Labs

Technology labs on campus serve as valuable destinations for curriculum planning, preparation and research. You’ll find research tools for classroom projects, lesson plans and testing. You can access:

  • Traditional resources
  • Cutting-edge programs, such as PLATO, designed to sharpen your skills for the PRAXIS exams
  • And, of course, the Internet

Learn more about our student technology resources at Point Park.

Collaborative Partners

  • The Pittsburgh Public School/University Collaborative provides you with the opportunity to choose an urban setting for your student teaching placement.
  • The Pennsylvania Department of Education partnership offers technical assistance and conducts regular re-certification audits to assure high standards in teacher preparation.
  • Point Park also participates in The Pittsburgh Educational Recruiting Consortium (PERC) which is held annually to recruit future educators and The Western Pennsylvania Career Services Annual Job Fair for College Graduates, which is geared toward graduates with bachelor’s or master’s degrees.
  • Additional recruitment events are also held.

Professional Organizations

Faculty members keep current with educational trends through memberships in professional organizations.

Student affiliates and pre-service teachers may be associate members of many of these organizations. You’ll reap benefits that can greatly enhance your teaching and career opportunities: