Orientation session prepares Thiel College student teachers for area classrooms

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Eleven members of the Thiel College Class of 2019 are headed to four Mercer County school districts to finish their degrees with their student-teaching assignment.

Pictured top row (L-R): Austin Hall ’20, Dominic Farabaugh ’20, Matthew Crawford ’20, Luke Lindeman ’20; middle row: Olivia Stone ’20, Taylor Guth ’20, Logan Addison ’20; bottom row: Courtney Harriman ’20, Lexi Callander ’20, Crystal Sams ’20, Kaila Carolus ’20.

The students had an orientation session this past Wednesday, which included CPR lessons and a presentation by retired teacher and author of “Student Teaching: The Inside Scoop from a Master Teacher,” Dede Faltot Rittman.

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Thiel College is a private liberal arts institution founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 25 varsity sports, and a 10:1 student-faculty ratio to more than 900 students. A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation as it celebrates 150 years.