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Social Studies Education Majors win Student Teacher Award

IUP Social Studies Education Majors Win Student Teacher Award

Teddi Valeski (Fall 2012) and Beth Kromka (Spring 2013) were named corecipients of the Student Teacher of the Year Award given by the PA Council for the Social Studies at its annual conference in Harrisburg on October 17, 2013.


Ms. Valeski completed her student teaching semester in Fall 2012 at Blairsville High School under the mentorship of Mr. Richard Lowman. As a Teach for America candidate, Ms. Valeski currently teaches at Holly Springs High School in northern Mississippi. 


Ms. Kromka was mentored by Mr. Damien Davies at Leechburg Jr/Sr High School in Spring 2013. Ms. Kromka is employed at Williamsport High School in Maryland. 

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