ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College education students are completing the second half of their student teaching experiences in the Randolph County school system. For two rotations in the spring semester, the students are paired with public school teachers who serve as mentors to help them learn the responsibilities of managing a classroom. From left are, first row, D&E students Lauren Cain, Jessica Anderson, Victoria Kyle, Alice Wagler and D&E Associate Professor of Education Dr. Jennifer Tesar; second row, D&E students Haley Lloyd, Alyssa Jacobs and Kendyl Taylor, George Ward Elementary School teacher Christi Phillips; third row, North Elementary School teacher Rivanna Parrack, Third Ward Elementary School teachers Candy Cain, D&E student Rosie McTaggart, Jennings Randolph Elementary School teacher Schell Hopwood and Third Ward Elementary School teacher Linda Mullenax; fourth row, Third Ward Elementary School teacher Dawn Kittle, Tygarts Valley Elementary Middle School teacher Adam Roth and Third Ward Elementary School teacher Sharon Kiess. To prepare for their semester-long student teaching placement, D&E students spent more than 120 hours in K-12 classrooms observing, co-teaching, co-planning, tutoring and learning to teach.
Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Davis & Elkins College is located in Elkins, 2 hours east of Charleston, 3 hours south of Pittsburgh and 4 hours west of Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit the College website at www.dewv.edu or call 304-637-1243.