Education News


Education Department hosts SLO seminar

The Lycoming College Education Department hosted a Student Learning Objective (SLO) training seminar sponsored by BLaST Intermediate Unit 17 on Friday, Feb. 28. More than 30 administrators and teachers from area public schools attended to learn about the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s new educator effectiveness system.

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Lycoming to host Special Olympics Pennsylvania training camp

Lycoming College will host a training camp March 29-30 for Special Olympics Pennsylvania athletes preparing for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games scheduled for June 14-21 in Princeton, N.J. A total of 206 athletes and unified partners from across the state will train for a variety of sports, including aquatics, athletics, basketball, bocce, bowling, golf, gymnastics, powerlifting, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.

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Education students begin professional semester

Lycoming College announces its spring class of student teachers. The following students, listed with their placements, have begun their professional semester through the college’s education program:

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Student teachers participate in mock interviews

Eight Lycoming College student teachers recently participated in mock interviews with 17 teachers and administrators from six local school districts. The interviews were organized by Marlene Cauley, elementary student teachers supervisor; Melvin Wentzel, secondary student teachers supervisor; and Kristine Datres, placement coordinator, to hone the professional skills of the student teachers and to give them feedback about their performance.

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Education students begin professional semester

Lycoming College announces its fall class of student teachers. The following students, pictured from left and listed with their placements, have begun their professional semester through the college’s education program.

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Lycoming College collects 1,200 books for teacher in New Mexico

The Lycoming College education department recently held a book drive that collected more than 1,200 books for Kristen Forgotch, a 2011 Lycoming graduate who is teaching on a Native American reservation in New Mexico.

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Student receives scholarship from regional education council

Lycoming College student Briana Wingrove, a junior in the education program and a psychology major, was recently awarded the 2013 Susquehanna Valley Reading Council (SVRC) Education Scholarship.

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Education students celebrate Easter with community

The Lycoming College education students who are members of the Student Pennsylvania State Education Association celebrated Easter with the community on March on campus.

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Education students participate in science fair

Lycoming College education students recently participated in a Title I science fair at Central Elementary School in South Williamsport.

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Superintendent speaks to education students

The Lycoming College Education Department hosted Robert Grantier, superintendent of Loyalsock Township School District, on Feb. 6. He spoke with education students about professional conduct and ethical behavior in the field of education.

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Education professor co-authors book

Dr. Marisa Macy, assistant professor of education at Lycoming College, has co-authored a book about improving services for young children with disabilities. The book, "Developmental Screening in Your Community: An Integrated Approach for Connecting Children to Services," is available now at Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com.

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Education students begin professional semester

Lycoming College announces its spring class of student teachers. The following students, pictured from left and listed with their placements, have begun their professional semester through the College's education program.

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Education faculty announces professional accomplishments

Throughout the fall, faculty members of the Lycoming College Education Department have continued to show their commitment to the field of teaching through new publications, presentations and participation in state teaching organizations.

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Education students begin professional semester

Lycoming College announces its fall class of student teachers. The following students, pictured from left and listed with their placements, have begun their professional semester through the College's education program.

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Lycoming hosts College for Kids and Teens

While most Lycoming College students are enjoying their summer breaks, the campus continues to serve as an environment for learning. More than 200 area elementary and middle school-aged students in grades two through eight are on campus July 23-27 for the 26th annual "Lycoming College for Kids and Teens" program.

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