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Advisors and Appointments

SOE advising team

Click your program below to sign up for an advising appointment, drop in hours or chat with a current student. 

Elementary and Secondary Education majors

E-mail Jody Hagen-Smith at hagensmi@american.edu or set up an appointment below to discuss:

  • Registration planning
  • Permit to study, internship and study abroad
  • Academic program planning
  • Leave of absence/ returning after an absence
  • Formal application to the School of Education

Elementary and Secondary education majors in their final year

E-mail Caryn Ash at ash@american.edu to discuss:

  • Registration planning
  • Field experience placements
  • Graduation planning/ clearance

Interested in joining learning more about Education majors?

E-mail Jody Hagen-Smith at hagensmi@american.edu or set up an appointment below to discuss:

  • Program questions
  • Application materials

Drop In Hours

Current Students

Sign up for an advising appointment below to discuss:

  • Registration planning/clearance or references/recommendations
  • Field Experience Placement, Independent studies, and Praxis Testing
  • Academic program planning; planning for graduation
  • Probation or taking a leave of absence/ returning after an absence

Drop In Hours

Interested in joining the program?

Drop into Dimitri Pixley's office hours every Monday at 5 pm using the zoom link below to discuss:

  • Program questions
  • Application materials
  • Academic program planning

Drop In Hours

Current Students

Sign up for an advising appointment below to discuss:

  • Registration planning/clearance or references/recommendations
  • Internship, or independent studies
  • Praxis Testing
  • Academic program planning; planning for graduation
  • Probation or taking a leave of absence/ returning after an absence

Drop In Hours

Interested in joining the program?

Drop into Dimitri Pixley's office hours every Wednesday at 5 pm using the zoom link below to discuss:

  • Program questions
  • Application materials
  • Academic program planning

Drop In Hours

Current Students

Sign up for an advising appointment below to discuss:

  • Registration planning/clearance
  • Academic program planning; planning for graduation, independent studies
  • Probation or taking a leave of absence/ returning after an absence

Drop In Hours

Interested in joining the program?

Drop into Emily Funk's office hours every Thursday at 3 pm using the zoom link below to discuss:

  • Program questions
  • Application materials
  • Academic program planning

Chat with an Eagle! Drop into our current student session every Wednesday at 12:30 pm using the zoom link below.

Drop In Hours

Current Students

Sign up for an advising appointment below to discuss:

  • Registration planning/clearance or references/recommendations
  • Internship, or independent studies
  • Academic program planning; planning for graduation
  • Probation or taking a leave of absence/ returning after an absence

Drop In Hours

Interested in joining the program?

Drop into Anselm Beach's office hours every Monday at 4 pm using the zoom link below to discuss:

  • Program questions
  • Application materials
  • Academic program planning

Drop In Hours

Administration and School Leadership

Current student or students interested in joining the Certificate program should e-mail James Albright at jalbri@american.edu to learn more about the program.