Duquesne University School of Education

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Duquesne's Canevin Hall, home to the School of Education.

The School of Education is one of the ten constituent colleges that compromise Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929, the school was organized by Holy Ghost Father and future university president Raymond V. Kirk, who led the school until 1940.[1] Currently, the School of Education is principally housed in the historic Canevin Hall, the oldest building on Duquesne's campus still used for classes.

Programs offered[edit]

The first program offered by the school was for Secondary Education, and since then, offers thirteen different programs: Music Education (1936), Elementary Education (1937), Guidance (1952), School Administration (1952), Special Education (1964), Reading Specialist and Reading Supervisor (1969), School Psychology (1969), Early Childhood Education (1975 and 1997), School Supervision (1976), Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility (1993), English as a Second Language (2003), and Business, Computer, and Information Technology (2004).[2]


The dean of the school is Dr. Olga M. Welch.[2]


  1. ^ Snyder, James L. (December 1952). "Duquesne University, 1878–1953". Catholic Educational Review. 50. pp. 649–665. 
  2. ^ a b Undergraduate Catalog 2007–2008. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Duquesne University. p. 183. 

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Coordinates: 40°26′11″N 79°59′32″W / 40.436267°N 79.992324°W / 40.436267; -79.992324