The Education Club is a recognized student organization within the SOE with faculty advisors from SOE faculty. All teacher candidates are eligible to join, and teacher candidates new to the SOE are recruited by the club for membership. Student officers, elected by the membership, govern the club. The club provides social functions and informative meetings, which supplement the regular activities of the SOE.
Patrick Johnston, instructor, earned his B.S. in English Education from the University of Alabama and his M.A. in English from the School of Letters program at Sewanee: The University of the South. He joined the Emmanuel College athletic staff as the Director of Lacrosse and Menʼs Lacrosse Head Coach in February 2012. Prior to Emmanuel, Johnston served as the English Department Chair at Cardinal Newman High School and an English instructor at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida. His interests include Shakespeare, creative non-fiction, and the art of composition.
Cortney Johnston, instructor, earned her B.A. in English from the University of Alabama and her M.S. in Secondary English Education from Jacksonville State University. Cortney taught 10th grade and senior english at The Kingʼs Academy, a Christian school and one of the top private schools Palm Beach, for the past five years. She worked as the Critical Thinking coordinator for the English department as well as helped map and develop the writing curriculum for the newly revised English department. Cortney enjoys reading British and American literature, historical fiction, and mythology.