Friday, March 24, 2017
Senior early childhood education majors Melissa Egan and Denver Baker, along with Dr. Sararose Lynch, recently traveled to Samaná, Dominican Republic as part of the Steel City Mission Group. Egan, Baker and Dr. Lynch teamed up with a group of students and Dr. Jeremy Lynch, associate professor of special education, from Slippery Rock University (SRU) to teach math and science to school aged children and families. The mission group visited 6 schools: Robales, Honduras, Arroyo Seco, El Valle, Maria Louisa and Los Coronas.
Friday, March 24, 2017
More than 15 Westminster College early childhood/special education majors participated in a "Math Night" at Union Elementary School in New Castle during the spring Semester. The night included a carnival theme coordinated by pre-service teachers (Westminster students in Early Childhood Practicum), student-teachers at Union Elementary and Dani Brown 12’, a Westminster alumna with a BA in Early Childhood Education. Brown teaches 5th grade at Union Elementary School.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Eight Early Childhood/Special Education and Child and Family Studies majors visited Washington D.C. over spring break. The group of students visited early childhood programs at Aidan Montessori and American University Lab Schools. The directors of both schools met with the students to discuss program philosophy and offered extensive tours. The school visits ended with Q&A sessions with other staff members.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
In February 2017, nineteen Westminster College students conducted the 8th annual African American Read In (AARI) at Farrell Elementary School in Farrell, PA. Thirteen Early Childhood Education majors in Dr. Charlene Klassen Endrizzi’s literacy course (ECE 341) shared African American children’s literature with Kindergarten through fourth grade classes. Six Black Student Union students working with Jeannette Hubbard, Director of Diveristy Services at Westminster College, met with fifth and sixth grade classes to discuss career goals and attending college.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Todd Cole ‘83, fourth grade English and Language Arts teacher at Laurel Elementary in New Castle, PA, came to Westminster to share some insight into the ever-changing field of education with a group education majors. Cole completed his undergraduate degree at Westminster and graduated from the Reading Specialist M.Ed. program in 1991.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Dr. Alison DuBois, assistant professor of education and counseling, published articles in two different professional journals this month.
Friday, September 9, 2016
Two Westminster College faculty members published four blogs outlining their joint two-month inquiry between seventh-graders from Shenango Middle School and Westminster College secondary education majors.
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