Alumni Spotlight

“At Caesar Rodney, I am one of the class of 2013 sponsors and the Odyssey of the Mind Coordinator.”

-Colleen Polanin

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McGowan Center

Marywood's educational tradition is more than 85 years old, but that doesn't mean we take an "old school" approach to learning. Instead, our students benefit from innovative, personalized programs that balance theory and research with practical application of that knowledge in real school settings.

We offer a variety of programs and teacher certifications:

Mission Statement

We believe that faculty and prospective educators should be liberally-educated professional persons who can effectively communicate with students, colleagues, and parents. They model and hold themselves responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating instruction that promotes for all students:

  • Mastery of a dynamic body of knowledge
  • Creativity
  • Problem solving
  • Active learning
  • Intellectual excitement
  • Lifelong reflective learning
  • Cooperation and collaboration
  • Responsible work habits
  • Wellness
  • Respect for and integration of individual, group, and cultural differences
  • Civic responsibility for an interdependent and just world

They strive to promote learning in a developmentally appropriate, technologically rich, and affirming environment.

Conceptual Framework for Teacher Education

We believe that faculty and prospective educators should be liberally educated professional persons who can effectively communicate with students, colleagues and parents. They model and hold themselves responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating instruction that promotes for all students: mastery of a dynamic body of knowledge, creativity, problem solving, active learning, intellectual excitement, lifelong reflective learning, cooperation and collaboration, responsible work habits, wellness, respect for and integration of individual, group and cultural differences, and civic responsibility for an interdependent and just world in a developmentally appropriate, technologically rich and affirming environment.