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The Lycoming College Education Department hosted Robert Grantier, superintendent of Loyalsock Township School District, on Feb. 6. He spoke with education students about professional conduct and ethical behavior in the field of education.
"Every kid deserves to be treated well," Grantier told the students. He also discussed treating all children equitably, regardless of any differences they may have. Grantier reminded the teaching candidates that teachers are role models and can have a lifelong influence on children.
"You are going to make mistakes," he said. "But part of being professional is that you have the backbone to take responsibility for them." Grantier also told the teaching candidates that anywhere they go in public, they are an educator, and they are expected to uphold professional conduct.
Lycoming College is a four-year residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., the College fosters academic rigor, a supportive faculty and successful student outcomes. It offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 educational institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812, Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.