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Student Teachers Assigned to Local Schools for Spring 2024

Eighteen teacher candidates from King’s College have received their assignments at local school districts throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

The College’s student teachers complete a 15-week placement to qualify for certification in their area and grade level. The students are heading to the Greater Nanticoke Area, Wilkes-Barre Area, Pittston Area, Lake-Lehman, Wyoming Area, and Hanover Area school districts.

Faculty and student assignments are outlined below (see attached photo)

Standing left to right - Doreen Lavan, supervisor; Katherine Middleton; Alyssa Dragon; Adin Hoderewski; Sean Lavine; Ethan Thomas; Conlan Gilmor; Sarah Colonna; Christina Heppding; Francesca Brunetti; Alexis Pyzia; Lee Sikora, supervisor; Teresa McAndrew, supervisor.

Seated left to right - Mary L. Harris, supervisor; Claire Haney; Avery Zdancewicz; Julia Montgomery; Chloe Weaver; Audrey Martin; Danielle Saccente; Lauren Parente; Toni Amato; Amy Futoma, supervisor.

The College has prepared undergraduate students for Pennsylvania teaching certifications since 1950. The Education Department also offers graduate and certificate programs for students who already have a bachelor’s degree and wish to become certified teachers in elementary, secondary, or special education.

Other offerings include a five-year program that leads to a bachelor’s degree in PK-4 and special education PK-12, as well as standalone master’s degree programs in curriculum and instruction, special education, and reading.

Endorsement programs in autism, English as a second language, instructional coaching, and STEM education are also available. For more information, visit