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September 5, 2018 - Nine King’s College students have begun a 16-week student teaching experience at area elementary and senior high schools. The supervised teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s degree requirements and to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.

Pictured, seated, from left, are student teachers Elizabeth Koch, Lee Park Elementary; Nickarena Gilpin, Wyoming Area Primary; Brooke O’Brien, Solomon-Plains Elementary; Nicole Dileo, Wyoming Area Primary; Rose Melf, St.Nicholas/St. Mary Elementary; Nicole Halbing, Lee Park Elementary; and Alaina Garubba, Kistler Elementary.

Pictured standing, from left, are student teachers Sean McCormick, Hazleton High School, and Brandon Zlotek, Wyoming Valley West High School; Doreen Lavan and Teresa McAndrew, student teacher supervisors; Brother Stephen LaMendola, CSC, Director of Student Teaching; and Dr. Denise Reboli, chair of the Education Department.

In addition to providing programs leading to an initial license, King's Education Department offers master’s degree programs in curriculum and instruction, special education, and reading. The College’s Post Baccalaureate program is available for persons possessing a bachelor’s degree who wish to become certified teachers in about 18 months and includes certificates in elementary, secondary, special education and languages.

For more information about King’s Education Department graduate programs, call (570) 208-5991 or visit