10 Bethune-Cookman University Students Intern in Volusia County Public Schools for the 2019-2020 Academic Year


DAYTONA BEACH, FL- (Top L to R) Raneihesi Love, Maximillian Jeanbrice, Napoleon McCants, Bree’shaun Watson, Keyh Marrah, Andrew Lodge, Khalil Bradley, Mychal Watson, Chloe Hall, and Clayton Ford are current Bethune-Cookman University seniors in the College of Education, who have passed all parts of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination and are interning in eight Volusia County Public Schools.

Dr. Stephanie Pasley Henry, Dean of the College of Education, credits the hard work of her faculty and staff for the increased achievement of students successfully passing the Florida Teacher Certification Exam, making them eligible to intern and become certified teachers. True in theme of the B-CU’s College of Education: We Will R.I.S.E.-- Reach Illimitable Success in Education, Dean Henry shares, “While there’s much controversy surrounding the validity of the Florida Teacher Certification Exams, we must devote serious effort and energy toward testing success. We are employing rigorous pedagogical practices and executing engaging programs, while instilling the importance of discipline, diligence, and determination to pass all required exams. Our students are indeed ‘rising’ to the challenge!”

This year, the College of Education will continue to implement GK Boot Camps (General Knowledge), Faculty, Staff, Alumni Mentorship Programs, the S.T.E.P. Study Program (Specialized Test Examination Preparation), and more.

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