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Pictured left to right are education alumni Jasmin Hain, Kelly Cortazzo, and Elisabeth Jensen.
Pictured left to right are Jasmin Hain, Kelly Cortazzo and Elisabeth Jensen. Photo by Carrie Heine.

Education graduates Kelly Cortazzo, Jasmin Hain, and Elisabeth Jensen have a lot in common. Not only did they recently graduate from Point Park University with Bachelor of Arts degrees in elementary education, they all just landed full-time teaching positions at West Elementary School in Arcadia, Fla.

"West Elementary School is quite fortunate to have been able to hire Elisabeth Jensen, Jasmin Hain and Kelly Cortazzo as first-year teachers for the 2012-13 school year. All three teachers came extremely prepared to begin their teaching careers as they have all exhibited extensive content knowledge, educational theory, and classroom management skills," remarked Bob Shayman, principal at West Elementary School.

"The teacher preparation program at Point Park University is doing an admirable job in producing top-quality teacher candidates. I sincerely hope that Point Park University and West Elementary School will develop a relationship that will place other highly-qualified teaching candidates on our staff in the future," added Shayman.

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