Degrees and Certifications:
Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Focus: Counselor Education Graduate Certificate in Program Evaluation Graduate Certificate in Counseling the Military and Their Families Licensed Professional Counselor (PA) Licensed Mental Health Counselor (FL)
Dr. Seria Chatters
Director of Equity and Inclusivity
Dr. Seria Chatters is the Director of Equity and Inclusivity in State College Area School District and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Penn State University in the Counselor Education Program. Dr. Chatters has been providing training in the area of diversity, equity, inclusion, mental health, and diagnosis for over a decade. She has worked in public schools as a professional school counselor, in private practice as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Licensed Professional Counselor. She was formerly the Coordinator of the Clinical Mental Health in Schools and Communities Emphasis program at Penn State and the President of the Pennsylvania Mental Health Counselors Association. She is currently the Chair of the College of Education's Diversity and Community Enhancement Committee and a member of the College of Education's Equity Team. Dr. Chatters' research interests are centered on the intersection of bias, bullying and harassment in K-Postsecondary settings.