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Department Sponsors Reception/Program for Students Interested in Teaching History

Nov 8, 2010

The history department sponsored a reception/program for students interested in teaching history at the middle and high school levels on November 8, 2010. More than 25 students and faculty attended the event, which was coordinated by Dr. Judy LeForge, the department’s education liaison. Mr. Jared Myracle, the assistant principal at Medina Middle School, was the program speaker. He talked about the qualities needed to be an effective classroom teacher and his some of his experiences as both a teacher and an administrator. He answered several questions that students asked at the conclusion of his presentation, and he stayed for a while afterwards to talk to people individually. A variety of refreshments were served at the event.


Dr. Judy LeForge, the history department’s education liaison, introduces Mr. Jared Myracle, the assistant principal at Medina Middle School, as the program speaker on November 8, 2010.


Union student Brandi Stewart smiles as the education reception program begins on November 8.


Mr. Jared Myracle talks on November 8 about the development of his interest as a student at Union University in teaching as a career.


Mr. Jared Myracle on November 8 discusses the qualities needed to be an effective classroom teacher at the history department’s teacher education reception/program.


Mr. Jared Myracle admires the appreciation gift that Dr. Judy LeForge gave him at the conclusion of the history teacher education program on November 8.


Dr. Keith Bates enthusiastically thanks Mr. Jared Myracle for his presentation on teaching following the November 8 program.