Education Student Spotlight: Shannon Hansell 2014

Shannon spent last summer as a teacher and the Math Department Chair for Lehigh Valley Summerbridge, a rigorous six-week educational program for 7th and 8th grade inner-city students taught entirely by college students at Moravian Academy in Bethlehem, PA. Read More»

Education Student Spotlight: Brianna Kramer 2013

In the summer of 2011, Brianna participated in a 5 week, intensive TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Course in Quito, Ecuador. Through this participation, Brianna became certified in TESOL, and is now able to teach English as a second language in any foreign country. Read More»

Book Sets Life of Marcus Foster in Context of School Reform Debates

The legacy of dynamic urban school reformer Marcus Foster has been somewhat lost in history. Foster, superintendent of the Oakland, Calif., schools in the early 1970s, and a product of Philadelphia schools as a student, teacher, principal, and administrator, was assassinated Nov. 6, 1973 by the Symbionese Liberation Army. Read More»

Kristin Hanratty wins Pre-Teaching Award

Kristin Hanratty 2013

Senior Kristin Hanratty has always loved math, but it wasn’t until her freshman year of college that she decided she wanted to take on a career teaching middle school students.  “I want to change students’ perspective on a subject that is typically disliked by using creative skills to help them understand and prove that math can be fun,” Hanratty says. Read More»