Cathy Smeltzer Erb
Specialties: emotions of teaching, beginning teacher development, self-care and renewal of teachers, equitable instruction
Teaches Courses Like: Exploring Teaching; Methods of Teaching and Curriculum
Get in the classroom your first semester! Alexa Weeks '18 got valuable student teaching experience in the Harrisonburg school system. She now teaches 3rd grade at a local elementary school.
Colton Frey '18 was a volleyball player and education major. He now teaches 2nd grade at Stone Spring Elementary in Harrisonburg.
Janae Kauffman's student teaching in Rockingham County Schools helped propel her to a position teaching 7th grade math at a local school.
Change the world, become a teacher!
At EMU you can prepare to be the very best educator. You will be in a K-12 classroom in the first five weeks of class, getting hands-on experiences and learning to teach right from the start of your program. You will learn to become a reflective educator, asking yourself "How can I engage my students more effectively? How can I make this lesson better?" At the end of your program you will be a highly sought-after educator, ready to begin your teaching career!
A teaching endorsement in Journalism may be pursued along with any of the above listed programs.