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, Graduate Studies Office, 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.

Accounting, Graduate Business Programs Advising

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, Graduate Business Programs Advising

Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Steve Flynn

Couples and Family Therapy, Steve Flynn

Criminal Justice Administration, Danielle Carkin

Curriculum Administrator (CAGS), Linda Carrier

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

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

Doctor of Education, Linda Carrier

Eating Disorders, Mardie Burckes-Miller

Educational Leadership (MEd), Christie Sweeney

Educational Leadership (CAGS), Linda Carrier

Education Technology Integrator, Kiley Kapp

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

English Education Meg Petersen
(5-12 Certification)

Environmental Science and Policy, June Hammond Rowan

Experiential Learning and Development, Jamie Hannon

Health Education, Irene Cucina

Heritage Studies, Stacey Yap

Higher Education (CAGS), Clarissa Uttley

Historic Preservation, Stacey Yap

Hospitality and Tourism Management, Mark Okrant

Human Relations, Nancy Puglisi

Integrated Arts, Patricia Lindberg

Language Education—TESOL, James Whiting

Learning Disabilities, Ann Berry

Library Media, Kiley Kapp

Literacy and the Teaching of Writing, Edith Patridge

Mathematics, Osama Ta’ani

Music Education, Instrumental, Mark Stickney

Online Instructional Design, Stacey Curdie-Meade

Partnership Programs, Linda Carrier

Personal and Organizational Wellness, Nancy Puglisi

School Counseling, Gary Goodnough

School Principal, Christie Sweeney

School Psychology, Cynthia Waltman

Special Education, Marcel Lebrun
(Special Education K-12 Administrator, General Special Education – 5th year, PBIS Certificate)

Special Education, Ann Berry
(General Special Education – K12 Certification, Learning Disabilities K-12 Education)

Superintendent of Schools, Linda Carrier

Teacher Certification, Office of Educator Preparation


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