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

College of Education Services & Links

Dr. Smith and students


As one of our teacher candidates, you have access to many services available on campus.

Below are a list of some services you may find helpful to your academic success.


Office of Student Services
E262/264 Thompson Hall • 716-673-4768

The Office of Student Services provides undergraduate academic student services for the College of Education. This office strives to offer 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. The OSS offers support for: academic advising, certification, scholarships, graduation clearance.

The Office of Field Experiences
W249 Thompson Hall • 716-673-3443

The Office of Field Experiences places over 500 student teachers each academic year. This includes Childhood, Early Childhood, Childhood Inclusive Education (childhood and special education), Music, Speech Pathology and Audiology, plus those students seeking Adolescence certification in English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Biology, Earth Science, Chemistry, Physics, French and Spanish. In addition candidates participate in at least 100 pre-service clock hours of supervised Early Field Experiences. All monitoring of placements and placement requests is done in the Office of Field Experiences.

All teacher candidates should be enrolled in their corresponding Advising Community group in order to receive
information about advisement, volunteer and job opportunities, and announcements.
Reed Library - Registrar's Office • 716-673-3188
The Academic Advising provides academic advising for all students on campus. If you have a question about changing your major or adding a minor, this is the place to go! Academic Advising also runs the advising portion of Summer Orientation for all incoming freshmen.
Reed Library, Fourth Floor • 716-673-3550
The Learning Center provides all students with College Tutoring Services, supplemental instruction, and guided study sessions among other programs. The College Tutoring Services tutors are current students who major in the tutoring areas and have taken specific courses.
Second Floor Thompson Hall • 716-673-3407
Visit this website for assistance in finding out whether a course you have taken or plan on taking at another institution will transfer into Fredonia.
Within the College of Education, there are numerous opportunities for Graduate Assistantships, which are available for graduate students while completing their Master's program.

Master's Thesis/Project Capstone Handbook
For all Graduate Candidates in the Departments of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) and Language, Learning and Leadership (LLL) plus the Reed Library Permission Forms

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