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Teacher education majors receive classroom assignments for spring semester
Posted 01/06/2020 04:32PM

Misericordia University teacher education majors recently received their student teaching assignments for the spring semester during the Student Teaching Seminar in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. Eighteen student teachers participated in the program, which prepares the undergraduates for classroom observation and instruction in several regional school districts.

The Teacher Education Department at Misericordia University requires student teachers to observe student instruction in two different classrooms as part of their educational and professional experience. Students spend the school day in their assigned classrooms observing at first and then instructing the classes.

The following students received assignments to regional school districts: Lauren Balogh of Drums, Wilkes-Barre Area and Hazleton Area; Ashley Birchard of Montrose, Montrose Area; Juliana Cofrancesco of Branford, Connecticut, Lake Lehman and Holy Redeemer High School; Joshua Dieter of Allentown, Dallas and Lake Lehman; Samantha Halchak of Shickshinny, Wilkes-Barre Academy and Wyoming Valley West; Lindsay Kane of Nanticoke, Lake Lehman and Hazleton Stem Academy; Rebecca Kaschak of West Hazleton, Wyoming Valley West and Dallas Area; Cassandra Lockhart of Exeter, Wilkes-Barre Area and Dallas Area; Katelyn Maffei of Danville, Dallas Area and New Story; Jessica McDonough of Union, New Jersey, Dallas Area and Good Shepherd Academy; Allison McElheran of Watertown, New York, Wilkes-Barre Area and Tunkhannock Area; Madison Mokychic of  Monroe Twp., Lake Lehman; Brooke Moyle of Stewartsville, New Jersey, Dallas; Deanna Noonan of Baldwin, New York, Wilkes-Barre Area; Nina Owen of Harding, Wyoming Valley West and Wyoming Area; Devin Oyola of Ewing, New Jersey, Wyoming Valley West; Amanda Rackliff of North Granby, Connecticut, Good Shepherd Academy and Wyoming Valley West; Julia Ramirez of Dallas, Dallas Area and Wyoming Valley West; Chloe Ruckle of Plymouth, Wyoming Valley West, and Megan Spess of Shavertown, Lake Lehman.

For more information about the Department of Teacher Education at Misericordia University, please call 570-674-6400 or visit


Misericordia University teacher education majors received their student teaching assignments for the spring semester during the Student Teaching Seminar. Student teachers participating in the program, first row from left, are Cassandra Lockhart, Exeter, Pa.; Chloe Ruckle, Plymouth, Pa.; Rebecca Kaschak, West Hazleton, Pa.; Deanna Noonan, Baldwin, N.Y.; Juliana Cofrancesco, Branford, Conn.; Julia Ramirez, Dallas, Pa., and Lindsay Kane, Nanticoke, Pa.; second row, Samantha Halchak, Shickshinny, Pa.; Lauren Balogh, Drums, Pa.; Ashley Birchard, Montrose, Pa.; Brooke Moyle, Stewartsville, N.J.; Allison McElheran, Watertown, N.Y.; Joshua Dieter, Allentown, Pa.; Devin Oyola, Ewing, N.J.; Jessica McDonough, Union, N.J.; Megan Spess, Shavertown, Pa.; Nina Owen, Harding, Pa., and Katelyn Maffei, Danville, Pa. Absent from photo is Madison Mokychic, Monroe Twp., Pa., and Amanda Rackliff, North Granby, Conn.

Students walking from the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library

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