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Student Teacher Helps Art Class Spread Holiday Cheer

Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, PA Keystone College student teacher Nicole Devlan worked with a middle-school art class to create and deliver holiday greeting cards to residents of Kingston Manor. Read full article.  ...

Student Teaching Seminar Prepares Students for the Classroom

In many ways, September is the month of new beginnings. The weather turns a little cooler, hinting that summer is waning and autumn has finally arrived. All across the country, students of all ages prepare to hit the books or begin student teaching as...

Education Degrees and Programs

Be a part of a teacher preparation program that gets you in the classroom early and often.

The education degrees at Keystone College prepare our future educators by providing opportunities and experiences to think critically, act independently, and collaborate in ways that will transform lives and prepares you to handle any classroom situation. Our faculty strive to assist students to become self-directed individuals who can creatively make informed decisions, communicate effectively and examine ethical issues which will inform their instructional practices for years to come.

Getting Into the Classroom

Field Experiences and Student Teaching

We are dedicated to getting you into the classroom often to observe children and use what you’ve learned in our classrooms to gain invaluable real world experience.

 

Information for Current Education Degree Students

2018-2019 PASCD Scholarship Award Applications Open

The Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (PASCD), an organization committed to the improvement of curriculum development, supervision, instruction, promotion of professional growth and education of children, is offering two scholarship awards.

  • One – $2000 scholarship
  • One – $3000 Mary Ravita Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline: All information should be received by 11:59 PM on April 30th, 2018.

Formal Admission

Education students must be formally accepted into the education program before being permitted to take 3000/4000 level education classes at Keystone College.

Testing

Education students anticipating being recommended for certification must ensure they have taken and passed the appropriate exams.

Educator Certification

Student teacher candidates who will soon be graduating require recommendation for Pennsylvania Department of Education Certification by the Keystone College Certification Officer.

Curriculum Lab

Create hands-on learning activities for students, research ideas for instruction and create various manipulatives needed to carry out a lesson in the Education Curriculum Lab.

Our Education Faculty

Kaskey, Jan

Professor of Education, Emergency Response Coordinator

Sweeney, Judith

Instructor of Education, Director of Student Teaching & Field Experience