Field Education Supervisor Training


In order to attend Field Education Supervisor Training, you must first be approved by the Acting Coordinator of Field Education, Rev. Elizabeth Nissley. If you wish to learn more about training, please contact her at (717) 290-8757​.

1.     If you are interested in hiring and/or advertising a position, please contact Faculty Assistant  at (717) 290-8750 or

2.    If you are interested in supervising a seminarian, please review these guidelines: Field Education Guidelines.    
3.    After reviewing the guidelines, if your site meets the requirements and is interested in pursuing a supervising relationship with a seminarian, please contact the Faculty Assistant (717) 290-8750 or to provide your contact information.  The assistant will pass on your information to Rev. Nissley, who will contact you for an interview.

4.    Rev. Nissley will invite you to the Seminary for an interview.  The potential supervisor and site must provide a letter of good standing from their institution or judicatory.

5.    If all parties feel that the partnership is a good fit, Rev. Nissley will schedule an on-site visit and meeting with the supervisor and where appropriate, the lay committee chairperson. 

6.    After the on-site visit, the Field Education Office will determine whether the site and supervisor would be a good fit for the Field Education program and will contact the potential supervisor.  

7.    Before a seminarian can be placed at the site, the supervisor must participate in the Field Education Supervisor’s Training provided by the Seminary.