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  • Internships and Careers

    student4Candidates have opportunities to work with local schools such as the Dr. Robert Ketterer Charter School, which provides candidates with experiences working with alternative education. Candidates may also participate in the Saint Vincent College Challenge Enrichment Program, which offers middle school children advanced summer camp classes. 

    All candidates participate in fieldwork that provides learning experiences to work with middle school children and practice teaching. Candidates create an electronic portfolio that documents content knowledge and experiences. In order to graduate, candidates should also complete 14 weeks of student teaching and evaluation and pass all required praxis tests.

    Student teaching prepares our graduates for the life of a teacher. After graduation, recent education alumni have gone on to successful teaching careers with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, St. John's, Kiski Area, Woodgrove, Penn-Trafford, Norwin, St. Mary's and many other local and national school districts and institutions.