Northwestern student teachers enter area schools

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Northwestern student teachers enter area schools

October 4, 2016

Student Teachers Fall 2016Senior education majors doing their student teaching in area schools are (front row, left to right) Lupe Reyes, Anna Hickman, Morgan Woodruff , Kylea Buller, Derek Bishop, Kayla Diel, Kenneith McIntosh. Second row (left to right) is Megan Phillips, Jade George, Dr. Christie Riley, Dr. Martie Young, Bobbie Dewald; third row is Kori Howard, Isileli Ofiu, Taylor Watham, Charlie Wylie, Allison Summers, Kambria Witschi; fourth row is Morgan Renbarger, Bryce Lewis, Shelby Anderson, Dr. Christee Jenlink, Christen Rogers, Tiffany Martin and Justin Schanbacher.

Students leave Northwestern Oklahoma State University with the knowledge to succeed in a particular field. In their final semester, 22 senior education students have entered area schools to gain hands-on experience student teaching.

The students will return to campus for seminars in November and their portfolio exit interviews in December. Graduation is scheduled for Dec. 11.

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

English education – Derek Bishop, Ponca City East Middle School; Jade George, Aline-Cleo High School (Aline); Kambria Witschi, Arnett High School; Charlie Wylie, Alva Middle School

Health and Sports Science education – Shelby Anderson, Alva Longfellow Elementary

Elementary education – Allison Summers, Ponca City Trout Elementary (Ponca City)

Early Childhood education – Kylea Buller, Northwestern Pre-K and Garfield Elementary School (Enid Public Schools); Bobbie Dewald, Sharon-Mutual Elementary School in Sharon; Kayla Diel, Pioneer-Pleasant Vale Elementary School in Enid; Anna Hickman, Mooreland Elementary School; Kori Howard, Buffalo Elementary School; Tiffany Martin, Chisholm Elementary School; Elizabeth Patterson, Liberty Elementary School in Ponca City; Megan Phillips, Woodward Early Childhood Center and Horace Mann Elementary School, both in Woodward; Morgan Renbarger, Alva Washington Elementary and Alva Longfellow Elementary; Lupe Reyes, Woodward Early Childhood Center; and Taylor Watham, Timber Creek Elementary School in Moore.

Special education – Morgan Woodruff, Waynoka Elementary School

Music Education (vocal music) – Bryce Lewis, Alva High school and Alva Middle School; Kenneith McIntosh, Putnam City North High School; Isileli Ofiu, Enid High School

History education – Justin Schanbacher, Chisholm High School

Special Education – Morgan Woodruff, Waynoka Elementary School

For more information on Northwestern’s teacher education program contact Dr. Christee Jenlink, professor of education and associate dean for the School of Education, at (580) 327-8450 or