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January 17, 2019 - Twenty-three King’s College students have begun a 16-week student teaching experience at area school districts. The supervised teaching experience is necessary to fulfill King’s teacher preparation requirements in order to obtain a Pennsylvania Teacher Certificate.

Pictured, seated, from left, are student teachers Noelle Fromuth, Hanover Area High School; Tammy Carr, Fairview Elementary School; Samantha Yeninas, Dana Street Elementary School; Michael Davis and Michaelene Mecadon, both Pittston Area Primary School; Larissa Stucker, Kennedy Early Childhood Center; Kaitlyn Lukashewski, Solomon/Plains Junior High School; Hannah Bowmaster, All Saints Academy; and Caitlin Wood, Dodson Elementary School.

Pictured standing, from left, is Dr. Denise Reboli, chair of the Education Department; student teachers Kristin Evans, Abington Heights High School; Molly Clewer, Kennedy Early Childhood Center; Taylor Morgan, Heights Terrace Elementary School; Emily Harden, Lee Park Elementary School; Juliana Muta, Wycallis Elementary School; Joshua D’Annunzio, Dunmore Elementary School; Valerie Anderson, Valley Elementary School; Hannah Bruseo, Wyoming Area Primary School; Courtney Wagner, Wyoming Area Primary School; Kelsey Gabriele, Lake Lehman High School; Kaitlyn Pugliese, Wyoming Area Primary School; Kaitlyn Parsons, Freeland Elementary School; Tracy Vitale, Wyoming Valley West High School; and Elsie Ryan, Dallas High School; and Brother Stephen LaMendola, CSC, Director of Student Teaching.

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 www.kings.edu/academics/graduate_majors.