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Assistant Director of Westminster College’s Graduate School Honored as Emerging Leader

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Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2016

Eric Perry, assistant director of the Westminster College Graduate School and coordinator of counselor education, was honored as an “Emerging Leader” by the North American Regional Association for Counselor Education Supervision (NARACES).

The award recognizes early professionals in counselor education who show initiative; demonstrate commitment to the profession of counselor education and supervision, leadership experience and potential; and participate in local, state, regional and national organizations and conferences.

In addition, Perry was offered one of nine spots available on the executive council for the national Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). As social media coordinator and web content manager, Perry will attend and participate in national council meetings that determine the operation and direction of the national organization.

Perry, who has been with Westminster since 2015, earned an undergraduate degree from Ashford University, a master’s degree from Slippery Rock University and is pursuing a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision at Duquesne University.

Westminster’s Graduate School offers master’s degrees in education and school superintendent, as well as graduate certifications in special education and reading specialist K-12, school counselor (elementary and secondary) and school principal K-12.

All graduate school classes are taught in blended format (classroom and online) in evening and summer sessions to accommodate the schedules of busy working adults. Programs are also offered as cohorts that meet off campus.

Contact Perry at 724-946-7874, email or visit for additional information.