Welcome to the College of Education and Social Work

Meet the Dean

Desha HeadshotIt is my pleasure to welcome you to the College of Education and Social Work (CESW), where it is our mission to prepare highly-skilled and ethical professionals to become fair-minded critical thinkers and change agents who act with integrity in the pursuit of knowledge and strive for excellence within their professions. The CESW fosters a culture of reflection, evidenced-based practices, intellectual discourse, and respect for human diversity. The CESW empowers students to make a significant impact on the world to improve individual and family lives and strengthening educational, health, or community systems. Our conceptual framework grounds how we approach this work. Read more about the Dean.

CESW Celebrates WCU's 150th Anniversary

See a list of our activities and upcoming events.

West Chester University 150


Congratulations 2021 Wall of Honorees!  Read on...

Wall of Honor


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Watch the Open Forum video
  • Reminder: Remote synchronous classes begin on Monday, January 24th.  Please contact your instructor or department chair if you have additional questions. 
  • The Wall of Honor recognizes alumni the have made significant contributions in the area of counseling, education, or social work. Please nominate a deserving individual.


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