Graduate Education Literacy student, Kim Lotocki, works with children at Dunkirk School No. 3.

Office of Student Services

The Office of Student Services offers potential students, current students, and graduates with academic support for the College of Education, Health Sciences, and Human Services.

Diane Sercu, Coordinator
Diane Sercu, Coordinator
716-673-4768
diane.sercu@fredonia.edu

The Office of Student Services offers potential students, current students, and graduates with academic support for the College of Education, Health Sciences, and Human Services. This office strives to provide a user-friendly, all-purpose student response structure that guides Fredonia's New York State Certification candidates along the path to becoming responsive, well-rounded, and marketable educators.

Academic Advising

  • Current and prospective students may seek academic advice about College of Education, Health Sciences, and Human Services undergraduate and graduate programs in the Office of Student Services.
  • Applications for change of major to Childhood Education, Childhood Inclusive Education, Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood/Childhood Education are processed in this office.
  • The Office of Student Services also serves as a general academic advising center for all education students who need help with their program.

Advising Materials 

Certification

The Coordinator in the Office of Student Services assists all teacher candidates at Fredonia, as well as alumni, with all certification questions. Please use links down below for specific information on the following topics:

Scholarships

Scholarships coordinated through the Office of Student Services are retention scholarships for students currently enrolled in the College of Education, Health Sciences, and Human Services. Current Education students interested in applying for scholarships should contact edu@fredonia.edu for more information. 

All students currently enrolled in a Teacher Education Initial Certification Program including Adolescent Education and Music Education, and who are in good academic standing are eligible to apply. 

Adolescent Education and Music Education majors should also consult their discipline departments for discipline-specific awards.

Potential or incoming students should contact Student Affairs for entrance scholarship information.

College of Education, Health Sciences, and Human Services 2023 Scholarship Application

Any Education FACULTY may nominate students for any award by completing this form and emailing it to the Office of Student Services.

Graduation Clearance

The Office of Student Services handles graduation clearance and verification of requirement completion for the following programs:

Undergraduate Level

  • Childhood Education
  • Childhood Inclusive Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood/Childhood Education

Graduate Level

  • Bilingual Education Extension
  • Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Education
  • Language and Learning
  • Literacy: Birth-Grade 12
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

TEACHER CERTIFICATION

ADMISSIONS

OTHER

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