Students at orientation

Wednesday, August 21, 2024
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

David Lawrence Hall (3942 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260)
Wesley W. Posvar Hall (230 S Bouquet St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

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During the School of Education’s orientation, incoming undergraduate and graduate students will:

  • Be introduced to school leaders, student services staff, and faculty leaders
  • Receive information on the School of Education mission-vision, student/career resources, and other essential items
  • Engage in morning and afternoon breakout sessions for some program areas (see below for program-specific breakout sessions)
  • Receive free giveaways of school merchandise, including T-shirts!

Participation at orientation is expected. If there is an extenuating circumstance that prevents you from attending, please reach out to educ@pitt.edu to discuss your situation.

Schedule

TIME ACTIVITY LOCATION
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Check-in and Breakfast Lawrence Lobby
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Program-specific Breakout Presentations Various locations (see below)
10:45 a.m. – Noon School of Education Welcome, Staff Introductions, and School-wide Presentations for All Students Lawrence 121
Noon – 1 p.m. Student Resource Fair Lawrence Lobby
Lunch Posvar Hall 5th Floor
1 – 3 p.m. Program-specific Breakout Presentations Various locations (see below)
1 – 3:30 p.m. Mini Golf Posvar Hall 5th Floor

 

Program-specific Breakout Sessions

Breakout sessions are an opportunity for students to build community with their peers, learn more specific information about their program of study, and hear directly from faculty about their expectations from the 2024-2025 academic year.

TIME PROGRAM LOCATION
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Applied Developmental Psychology (Bachelor of Science and Master of Science) TBD
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Applied Developmental Psychology (CASE) and Teacher Education (Bachelor of Science) TBD
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Early Childhood Education  (Master of Education) TBD
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Education Policy (Master of Arts) TBD
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Education Policy (Doctor of Philosophy) TBD
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Exercise Science (Bachelor of Science) TBD
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Higher Education (Master of Education) TBD
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Higher Education (Doctor of Philosophy) TBD
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility Certificate TBD
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Urban Education (Doctor of Philosophy) TBD
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Visual Impairment & Blindness (Master of Education and Certificate) TBD
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. World and Heritage Language (Master of Education) TBD
1 – 2 p.m. Applied Developmental Psychology (Bachelor of Science) TBD
1 – 2 p.m. Applied Developmental Psychology (Master of Science) TBD
2 – 3 p.m. Applied Developmental Psychology (Master of Science, Child Life Focus) TBD

 

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