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East Elementary

What is unique about East Elementary?

  • Neighborhood school within walking distance from the University; close proximity to Ohio University has enabled the school and university to take part in various partnerships since 1975
  • A chance to interact with the community during extracurricular functions; volunteers from the community compile approximately 4500 volunteer hours per year
  • Inclusive classroom setting with multi-cultural experience
  • Fellowship position available for post graduate degree
  • Practices the Responsive Classroom philosophy
  • Known as an international school offering English as a Second Language for students representing 31 countries and speaking 17 languages
  • Houses grades K-6, along with Multi-Handicapped and 2 Learning Disability classrooms
  • Ongoing enrichment programs such as, Foreign Language classes, DENS, Art Integration, Lego Logos, an active P.T.O., and a yearly dinner theatre with entertainment provided by the student body


Opportunities for Candidates

  • Work with Orton-Gillingham phonics’ program to assist at-risk students with reading difficulties
  • Conduct and analyze a variety of reading assessments in order to gather data for use by classroom teachers
  • Observe, and be mentored by, experienced teachers utilizing Responsive Classroom philosophies
  • Experience assisting with, and creating, a variety of classroom activities/lessons at differing grade levels (K-3)
  • Connect theory learned in OHIO methods classes to a clinical setting


For more information please contact: 

Mindy Cisneros
Teacher Liaison

Dr. Christopher Anderson
Faculty Coordinator