Education and Training

Education resources are rich and abundant in the Lebanon Valley. Traditional students and adult learners alike can find a school and program to more than meet their needs.

Founded in 1866, Lebanon Valley College (LVC) is situated on 340 acres in Annville and boasts a tight-knit, family-like atmosphere with approximately 1,600 full-time undergraduate students, 160 part-time undergraduate students, 120 graduate students and 99 full-time faculty members. LVC has been academically ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” issue as number one in the north in the “Great Schools, Great Prices” category among “Best Baccalaureate Colleges.” Even better, 68 percent of LVC students graduate in four years, which far surpasses the average Pennsylvania four-year graduation rate of 49 percent.

Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC)’s Lebanon campus is located in downtown Lebanon and offers affordable and high-quality learning experiences. A variety of certificate and degree programs are available, and HACC also has partnerships with a number of four-year schools, making it an attractive choice for traditional students looking to transfer to a four-year university, and working adults and students seeking certifications.

Evangelical Seminary originally founded in the 1920's in Myerstown offers several Masters Degrees in Divinity and Graduate Certificates in various areas ministry.
Numerous other prestigious colleges and universities are within an easy drive of the Lebanon Valley. These include Franklin and Marshall College, Elizabethtown College, York College of Pennsylvania, Dickinson College and Millersville University.

The Lebanon Valley’s younger students are also in capable hands attending the six public and numerous private K–12 districts in the Lebanon Valley. The county is also home to over 30 daycare centers and 16 group daycare facilities.

The Lebanon County Career and Technology Center has programs for both high school students and adults. A licensed practical nursing program is offered as well as “Tech Prep” and “School-to-Careers” programs, which are designed to give students a head start toward college and careers. Training in a wide range of skills is provided, and staff work with local employers to develop programs to fill specific employment needs.


 

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Lebanon Valley College

Dr. Lewis Thayne, President
101 N College Ave
Annville, PA 17003
Phone: 717-867-6100

http://www.lvc.edu
Enrollment: 1650 full time students

Evangelical Seminary

Anthony Blair, Ph.D., D.Min., President

121 South College Avenue
Myerstown, PA 17067-1212
Phone: 717-866-5775

http://www.evangelical.edu/
Enrollment: 135 students

 

Harrisburg Area Community College-Lebanon

735 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042-5235
Phone: 717-270-4222

http://www.hacc.edu/lebanon
Enrollment: 921 full time students

 

 
OTHER EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Lancaster-Lebanon IU-13

Christina Davis, Adult Education Coordinator
1 Cumberland St.
Lebanon, PA 17042-5491

Phone: 717-274-0778 (Adult Education)
Fax: 717-270-2943

http://www.iu13.org

PROBE/New Choices

Career Counseling & Financial Literacy Workshops

Kathy Verna, Program Director
815 Cumberland St #206

Lebanon, PA 17042
Phone: 717-273-2090

http://www.probepa.org

Penn State Cooperative Extension Service

Winnifred McGee, County Extension Agent
Lebanon County Ag Center
2120 Cornwall Road, Ste. 1
Lebanon, PA 17042
Phone: 717-270-4391

http://Lebanon.extension.psu.edu

 

K - 1 2     E D U C A T I O N

 

Annville Cleona School District
Dr. Steven Houser, Superintendent
520 South White Oak Street
Annville, PA 17003
Phone: 717-867-7600

Fax: 717-867-7610
http://www.acschools.org
Approximate Student Population: 1,561

Northern Lebanon School District
Dr. Don Bell, Superintendent
PO Box 100
Fredericksburg, PA 17026
Phone: 717-865-0541

Fax: 717-865-0606
http://www.norleb.k12.pa.us
Approximate Student Population: 2,480

Cornwall Lebanon School District
Dr. Joseph V. Kristobak, Jr., Superintendent
105 East Evergreen Road
Lebanon, PA 17042
Phone: 717-272-2031

Fax: 717-274-2786
www.clsd.k12.pa.us
Approximate Student Population: 4,737

Palmyra Area School District
Mrs. Lisa Brown, Superintendent
1125 Park Drive
Palmyra, PA 17078
Phone: 717-838-3144

Fax: 717-838-5105
http://www.palmyra.k12.pa.us
Approximate Student Population: 3,172

ELCO School District
Dr. David Zuilkoski, Superintendent
180 ELCO Drive
Myerstown, PA 17067
Phone: 717-866-7117

Fax: 717-866-7084

http://www.elco.k12.pa.us
Approximate Student Population: 2,508

Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13
1 Cumberland St
Lebanon, PA 17042
Phone: 717-270-2950

http://www.iu13.org

 

Lebanon County Career & Technology Center
Mr. George Custer, Director
833 Metro Drive
Lebanon, PA 17042
Phone: 717-273-8551

Fax: 717-273-0534
http://www.lcctc.k12.pa.us
Approximate Student Population: 600

Lebanon Catholic School

Mrs. Rose Kury, Principal
1400 Chestnut Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
Phone: 717-273-3731

Fax: 717-274-5167

http://www.lebanoncatholicschool.org
Approximate Student Population: 500

Lebanon School District
Dr. Marianne Bartley, Superintendent
1000 South Eighth Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
Phone: 717-273-9391

Fax: 717-270-6778

http://www.lebanon.k12.pa.us
Approximate Student Population: 4,506

 

New Covenant Christian School

Mr. James Hubbard, Principal/CEO
452 Ebenezer Rd.
Lebanon, PA 17046-1705
Phone: 717-274-2423
Fax: 717-274-9830
http://www.nccspa.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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