Wilkes-Barre, Pa.—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.

College employees and student teachers pose in the campus center.

Faculty and student assignments

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 this page.