Advising

Your academic advisor is an important resource—a person who will assist you with creating your program of study, clarifying programmatic policies and procedures, coordinating and collaborating with you on research, and eventually assisting you with career decisions. You are strongly encouraged to meet with your advisor prior to beginning your coursework and throughout your program.

Advising Locations

Graduate program advising is conducted at several locations throughout New Hampshire, in addition to the Plymouth campus. A list of advising locations and directions are listed below.

  • Concord: 2 Pillsbury Street
  • Exeter: Seacoast Professional Development Center
  • Gorham: North Country Educational Services
  • Plymouth: PSU, College of Graduate Studies, 20 Highland Street

General and Program-Specific Advising

Your first advising session is typically a general intake session, during which an advisor will discuss with you your plans for graduate study. Program-specific advising with the program coordinator occurs when you have selected a degree program. You may schedule an appointment for general advising, including advising about the application process, by calling (603) 535-2636 or (800) FOR-GRAD. To schedule an appointment for program-specific advising, please e-mail the appropriate individual from the list below.

Adventure Education, Jamie Hannon

Applied Meteorology, Eric Hoffman

Art Education, Jason Swift

Arts, Leadership and Learning (CAGS), Patricia Lindberg

Athletic Administration, Irene Cucina

Athletic Training, Marjorie King

Biology, Heather Doherty

Business/General Management, MBA Advising

Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Steve Flynn

Curriculum Administrator (CAGS), Linda Carrier

Curriculum and Instruction, Cheryl Baker
(Adult Learning and Development, Online Teaching and Learning)

Curriculum and Instruction, Linda Carrier
(K-12 Education, Neurodevelopmental Approach to Teaching)

Doctor of Education, Kathleen Norris

Eating Disorders, Mardie Burckes-Miller

Educational Leadership (MEd), Christie Sweeney

Educational Leadership (CAGS), Linda Carrier

Education Technology Integrator, Sharon Silva

Elementary Education, Susan Shapiro
(K-8 Certification, Dual Certification for K-8 and Special Education)

Elementary Education, Linda Carrier
(Montessori, non-certification)

English Education—Teaching Writing, Meg Petersen

Environmental Science and Policy, June Hammond Rowan

Health Education, Irene Cucina

Heritage Studies, Stacey Yap

Higher Education (CAGS), Kathleen Norris

Historic Preservation, Stacey Yap

Human Relations, Nancy Puglisi

Integrated Arts, Patricia Lindberg

Language Education—TESOL, James Whiting

Library Media, Sharon Silva

Mathematics, Osama Ta’ani

Music Education, Instrumental, Mark Stickney

Partnership Programs, Linda Carrier

Personal and Organizational Wellness, Nancy Puglisi

Reading and Writing, Edith Patridge

Science Education, Douglas Earick

School Counseling, Gary Goodnough

School Principal, Christie Sweeney

School Psychology, Cynthia Waltman

Special Education, Marcel Lebrun

Superintendent of Schools, Linda Carrier

Teacher Certification, James Wenhart

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