Category: Elementary Education

A Classroom Library for the Love of Reading

The following is an inspirational story told by one of our SPC College of Education students that speaks to her love of reading and the powerful influence she will have as an educator. Uncle George instantly became an inspiration to me and my future classroom. It started as a usual Saturday morning, a late snooze … Continue reading A Classroom Library for the Love of Reading

Elementary Education – Natalie’s Career Choice

Part I of Natalie’s Elementary Education Journey This is a story about a revelation leading to Natalie’s elementary education  journey and how she decided this was the career for her.  Natalie El Amrani is a 24 year old Elementary Education student at St. Petersburg College. She entered her final internship in August 2018, and will … Continue reading Elementary Education – Natalie’s Career Choice

Making a difference key for Elementary Education grad

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SPC Elementary Education graduate Kristen Lintz, a kindergarten teacher at Pinellas Park Elementary School, was nominated for the 2016-2017 National LifeChanger of the Year Award.  Lifechanger nominations are for the first rate K-12 public and private school teachers across the United States who are making a difference in students’ lives. Kristen graduated from SPC’s College of … Continue reading Making a difference key for Elementary Education grad

SPC Veteran, Elementary Education student making connections

Building connections builds success. At some point, many students consider dropping out, and their reasons for staying in school are revealing:  they almost always include the name of a particular person– a teacher, staff member, another student — who gave them encouragement, guidance or the support they needed to keep going.  Personal connections result in … Continue reading SPC Veteran, Elementary Education student making connections