Northwestern student teachers enter area schools

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Northwestern student teachers enter area schools

February 15, 2013

 Spring 2013 Student Teachers
Northwestern students who recently began student teaching are (front row, from left) Jordan Severin, Kaitlin McAllister, Misty Beckner, Shavonn Heidlage, Chelsea Wallace; (second row)  Robin Cline, Casey Hicks, Kendra Frech, Tabitha Carothers; (third row)  CeCe Baldwin, Stephanie Thomas, Jason Carl, Tessa Odette; (fourth row)  Janel Mitchell, Kelsey Yarbrough, Jennifer Edwards, Zachary Zook; (fifth row)  Tyler Severin, Ragen Newman, Mandy Fields, Chrissy Watkins; (back row) Pete Phillips and Dr. Martie Young, professor of education.  Not pictured:  Ryan Bush.

Students leave Northwestern Oklahoma State University with the knowledge to succeed in a particular field. In their final semester, 23 senior education students have entered area schools to gain hands-on experience student teaching.

The students will return to campus for seminars in March and May. Their portfolio exit interviews will be during finals week, May 7-10. Graduation is scheduled for May 11.

Listed below are the students, their hometowns and teaching assignments.

English education – Robin Cline, Mooreland, Woodward Middle School; Mandy Fields, Shidler, Kaw City-Shidler Middle School.

Health and Sports Science Education – Pete Phillips, Alva, Burlington Public Schools; Tyler Severin, Goltry, Timberlake High School.

Elementary education – Ryan Bush, Enid, Taft Elementary (Enid); Kendra Frech, Helena, Sunset Elementary (Edmond); Shavonn Heidlage, Kingfisher, Gilmour Elementary (Kingfisher); Casey Hicks, Ponca City, Trout Elementary (Ponca City); Tessa Odette, Newkirk, awaiting placement in Kansas.

Early childhood education – Tabitha Carothers, Kinsley (Kan.), Burlington Elementary; Jennifer Edwards, Enid, Taft Elementary; Janel Mitchell, Arnett, Freedom Elementary; Ragen Newman, Enid, Monroe Elementary and Prairie View Elementary (Enid); Stephanie Thomas, Fairview, Fairview Elementary; Chelsea Wallace, Cherokee, South Barber (Kan.) Elementary; Chrissy Watkins, Enid, McKinley Elementary (Enid); Kelsey Yarbrough, Woodward, Cherokee Elementary.

Special education students CeCe Baldwin and Misty Beckner, both of Enid, will student teach at Monroe Elementary (Enid) and Chisholm Elementary, respectively.

Zachary Zook, Waynoka, will spend his final semester at Alva High School teaching social science.

Math education students Jordan Severin, Goltry, and Kaitlin McAllister, Choctaw, will teach at Timberlake High School and Caldwell (Kan.) High School, respectively.

Jason Carl, Conway Springs (Kan.), will teach agriculture education in Winfield (Kan.).