School of Humanities

Read Jonathan Hall's Commencement Address, "Breaking Good"

Penn State Behrend faculty member Jonathan Hall, a senior lecturer in physics, urged the Class of 2015 to seek opportunities for service to others in “Breaking Good,” his address to graduates and their guests at the college’s spring commencement. The ceremony was held Friday, May 8, at Erie Insurance Arena.

Greetings everyone, especially our graduates and their families.

CEAED Resources for Current Students

For students training to be educators, several clearances, as well as testing and technology requirements, must be met because of how important your job will be and who you'll be working with.

Clearances and Verifications Policy

CEAED Placement Procedures

For Students Interested in Field Experiences - If you have indicated an interest in teacher education at Penn State Behrend, it will be necessary for you to plan carefully in order to fulfill the field experience requirements. Please read carefully the information detailed below and retain this sheet for future reference.


The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) in conjunction with the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson has developed the new Pennsylvania Education Tests (PECT). These tests are available as of April 2, 2012. After that date, the ETS test will no longer be appropriate for students seeking Pennsylvania certification. Passing scores from ETS tests administered before April 2, 2012 will continue to be accepted for ten years.

CEAED Clearances and Verifications Policy

Upon approval to the Education major, students are responsible for keeping valid copies of all clearances/verifications on file with the CEAED Campus Coordinator. All clearances/verifications must be renewed yearly by the student and must remain valid throughout the entire academic year. Clearances/verifications should be requested during the month of May and MUST BE ON FILE BY JULY 30.

Students Recognized at 66th Annual Honors and Awards Convocation

91 students were honored at the 66th Annual Honors and Awards Convocation.Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, presented 91 different awards to students and student organizations at the 66th annual Honors and Awards Convocation on April 19.

May 8: Commencement to Award Over 600 Degrees

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School of Science
School of Humanities
School of Engineering
Student Life
School of Business
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Research and Outreach
Adult Admissions
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spring 2014Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will award over 600 degrees at its spring commencement on Friday, May 8.

The ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French St. It is open to the public and no tickets are needed to attend. Detailed information for candidates and their guests can be found here.

May 3: YPC Erie 'My Soul is Awakened' Spring Concert

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Young Peoples Chorus
Research and Outreach

The Young People’s Chorus of Erie hopes to emphasize the power of an awakening through “My Soul is Awakened,” this year’s spring concert from northwest Pennsylvania’s only comprehensive youth choral music program.