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Wilson College Hosts 2011 Teacher Intern Program Information Sessions

Posted: April 8, 2011

4/8/2011 Wilson College is presenting spring information sessions for those interested in its popular Teacher Intern Program, in which anyone with a bachelor’s degree can be certified to teach at the elementary or secondary levels.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: April 8, 2011
CONTACT: Dr. Walton Jones, Teacher Intern Program Director
Phone: 717-262-2009
Email: walt.jones@wilson.edu

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – Wilson College is presenting spring information sessions for those interested in its popular Teacher Intern Program, in which anyone with a bachelor’s degree can be certified to teach at the elementary or secondary levels.

Sessions will begin at 7 p.m. at the following locations:

April 20 Wilson College Brooks Complex, Room 237
April 27 Gettysburg High school auditorium, LGI Room
May 4 Carlisle High School, Fowler Technical Center
May 11 Harrisburg HACC Campus, Cooper Hall, Room 115
May 18 West York Middle School auditorium

The Wilson College Teacher Intern Program was established in 1985 and is the largest such program authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education in the area. The program is specifically designed to help men and women with bachelor’s degrees become certified to teach as quickly and inexpensively as possible.

Most classes are offered at night and students only take classes they need to become certified to teach in 45 states, including Pennsylvania and Maryland. Classes are available at Wilson and several satellite centers, including the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Cumberland Valley School District near Mechanicsburg and the East Pennsboro School District in Enola.

For more information, contact program director Dr. Walton Jones at 717-262-2009 or walt.jones@wilson.edu.

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Wilson is an independent college with a proud history of educating women since 1869 through rigorous study of the liberal arts and sciences. Today, Wilson’s mission also includes women and men enrolled in adult degree and graduate programs. Guided by its Honor Principle and distinguished by a commitment to transformative student growth, Wilson College prepares all of its graduates for fulfilling lives and professions, ethical leadership and humane stewardship of our communities and our world.

Wilson, which is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 fields, teacher certification for college graduates and a master’s degree in education. This year, Wilson enrolled nearly 800 students from 21 states and 13 foreign countries.

Last Updated: June 30, 2011