The best way to learn to teach is to do it, and at Elmhurst Elementary School it happens every day.
The school has six East Carolina University interns — formerly called student teachers — and 11 licensed teachers who used to be interns. Principal Donna Gillam would not have it any other way.
“ECU prepares them very well and is very responsive to how they’re doing,” she said. “I feel fortunate they want to be here.”
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