School of Education, Health, and Human Performance
Frances Welch, Dean
Floyd Breeland, Coordinator, Changing the Face of Teaching
Karen Hakim-Butt, Associate Dean
Courtney Howard, Director, Center for Partnerships to Improve Education
Candace Jaruszewicz, Director, Early Childhood Development Center
Andrew Lewis, Director, Professional Development
Charissa Marrah Owens, Interim Director, Teaching Fellows
Kathy Schwalbe, Director, Office of Student Services and Certification
The mission of the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance at the College of Charleston is the development of educators and health professionals to lead a diverse community of learners toward an understanding of and active participation in a highly complex world. Our vision is to be a community of diverse leaders who ensure exemplary learning and wellness opportunities for all individuals. These opportunities are created by professionals who make the teaching-learning connection.
Our teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and approved by the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) and the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (SCHE), and each education major is accredited by its respective Special Program Association (SPA).
Our athletic training education program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), our physical education teacher education program is nationally recognized by the National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), and the exercise science program has been designated as a program of recognition by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Bachelor of Science:
Foreign Language Education Major (B.S.) for those with content majors in:
Secondary Education Cognate Major (B.S.) for those with content majors in:
NOTE: Students interested in the teacher education program should contact the Office of Student Services and Certification (OSSC) at 843.953.5613 to declare a major or minor and to complete a program of study. The program of study will assure courses taken to meet College of Charleston requirements will also meet the requirements for admission to the teacher education program.