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Students Honored Upon Completion of Early Childhood Practicum

Honoring student accomplishment Early childhood education faculty and staff celebrated student achievement on Wednesday, April 27, at the annual Early Childhood Practicum banquet. Early childhood students who completed their practicum during the Spring 2011 semester were honored. Also in attendance were the students’ supervising teachers. Billie A. Coffman, associate professor of early childhood education, expressed appreciation to the teachers for their willingness to serve as mentors for the students. Over the course of the semester, the students completed 225 hours in various child-care centers, Head Start programs and Pre-K Counts classrooms in the central Pennsylvania region. Front row, from left: Jodi L. Binkley, early childhood lab assistant; and students Amanda L. Martz; Janet Y. Eiswerth; Vanessa L. Walter; Kattie I. Heisey; Lillian G. Davis; Kristin A. Winder and Jennifer L. Engle. Back row, from left: Coffman; students Emily N. Cimini; Travis M. Deaver; Megan E. Holt; Courtney M. McChesney and Kendra J. Blair; and Barbara J. Albert, program specialist, early childhood education. Photo by Jessica M. Millheim, group leader, Children’s Learning Center

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