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  • <div class="spotlight one-image-module"> <div class="content"> <div class="info-box"> <p class="h3"> The teacher is in </p> <p> Kathryn Olson ’23 participated in the Memphis Teacher Residency program, which she describes as the “biggest blessing” and will return to Tennessee to teach language arts in Nashville after graduation.</p> <p> <a class="btn btn-primary" href="https://www.susqu.edu/live/news/1479-literacy-fellow-finds-purpose-in-teaching">Read more</a> </p> </div> <div class="image-right"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/20/width/500/src_region/0,0,900,599/11342_early_childhood_education.rev.1679937722.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(min-width: 501px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/20/width/680/src_region/0,0,900,599/11342_early_childhood_education.rev.1679937722.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/20/width/500/src_region/0,0,900,599/11342_early_childhood_education.rev.1679937722.jpg 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 501px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/20/width/680/src_region/0,0,900,599/11342_early_childhood_education.rev.1679937722.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/20/width/680/src_region/0,0,900,599/11342_early_childhood_education.rev.1679937722.jpg" alt="" width="680" height="453" data-max-w="900" data-max-h="599" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="spotlight one-image-module"> <div class="content"> <div class="info-box"> <p class="h3"> TEACHER INTERN PROGRAM </p> <div class="info-box"> <div class="col-xs-12"> <p> Susquehanna University has been selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to provide the Teacher Intern Program. This program invites holders of baccalaureate degrees to gain teaching certificates by completing professional education courses at an approved Pennsylvania college or university. Once accepted into the program, candidates may earn a salary and education credits while teaching under supervision. </p> <a href="/academics/majors-and-minors/department-of-education/teacher-intern-program/">READ MORE</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="image-right"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/20/width/500/src_region/0,0,680,420/5942_teacher-intern-prog-photo-text.rev.1623181149.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(min-width: 501px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/20/width/680/src_region/0,0,680,420/5942_teacher-intern-prog-photo-text.rev.1623181149.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/20/width/500/src_region/0,0,680,420/5942_teacher-intern-prog-photo-text.rev.1623181149.jpg 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 501px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/20/width/680/src_region/0,0,680,420/5942_teacher-intern-prog-photo-text.rev.1623181149.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/20/width/680/src_region/0,0,680,420/5942_teacher-intern-prog-photo-text.rev.1623181149.jpg" alt="" width="680" height="420" data-max-w="680" data-max-h="420" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="spotlight one-image-module"> <div class="content"> <div class="info-box"> <p class="h3"> Alumna Finalist for National Teacher of the Year </p> <p> What keeps Carolyn Kuhr ’98 Kielma coming back to teaching year after year is not the biology content she teaches, but the connections she shares with her students. Kielma was named Connecticut’s 2022 Teacher of the Year by Gov. Ned Lamont and the Connecticut State Department of Education.</p> <p> <a class="btn btn-primary" href="https://www.susqu.edu/live/news/809-student-teaching-in-the-us-and-spain-results-in">Read more</a> </p> </div> <div class="image-right"> <picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/8/width/500/src_region/0,0,790,390/10603_kielma-carolyn-feajpg.rev.1665606211.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/webp" media="(min-width: 501px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/8/width/680/src_region/0,0,790,390/10603_kielma-carolyn-feajpg.rev.1665606211.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/8/width/500/src_region/0,0,790,390/10603_kielma-carolyn-feajpg.rev.1665606211.jpg 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 501px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/8/width/680/src_region/0,0,790,390/10603_kielma-carolyn-feajpg.rev.1665606211.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/8/width/680/src_region/0,0,790,390/10603_kielma-carolyn-feajpg.rev.1665606211.jpg" alt="Carolyn Kuhr '98 Kielma accepts her award for Connecticut's Teacher of the Year." width="680" height="336" data-max-w="790" data-max-h="390" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> </div> </div>

Biology Alumna Finalist for National Teacher of the Year

Carolyn Kuhr ’98 Kielma has been named one of five finalists for the 2023 National Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in the spring. Last year, the science teacher at Bristol Eastern High School, was named Connecticut’s Teacher of the Year by Gov. Ned Lamont and the Connecticut State Department of Education. 

Literacy Fellow Finds Purpose in Teaching

Kathryn Olson ’23 interned with the Memphis Teacher Residency, where she took a holistic approach to her teaching, making her classroom a safe space for the children, offering a listening ear, extra help and emotional support.

Grad Serves Peace Corps in Sierra Leone

At a time when most seniors began new jobs or prepared for graduate school, B. James Foster packed his bags for a two-and-a-half-year commitment to the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone.

GO Chester

Have you ever wanted to see what it’s like to learn in another country? You’ll get a chance to see another educational system firsthand on GO Chester: Education in England program.

 

GO Austria

Study abroad in Austria with Susquehanna’s Global Opportunities program

 

Peace, Youth and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Study abroad in Northern Ireland with Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program.

 

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