Current Undergraduate Students

Clinical Experience Semester

Students participate in a formal orientation process to receive eligibility for certification courses.  Students will provide the School of Education with an application, and copies of all transcripts. The semester includes 50 hours of fieldwork with associated assignments.

 

Clinical Practice I Semester

This semester focuses on methods courses and fieldwork centered on actual lessons presented by students in school placement classrooms. The semester includes 80 hours of fieldwork with associated assignments.

 

Clinical Practice II Semester

This semester focuses on methods courses and fieldwork centered on actual lessons presented by students in school placement classrooms. The semester includes 100 hours of fieldwork with associated assignments.

 

Final Clinical Practice Semester

Student Teaching is a prospective teacher’s internship, i.e. a full-term experience observing, planning, and teaching in an elementary, middle, or high school setting.  It is partnered with EdTPA Capstone; a performance-based assessment taken during student teaching.

 

Certification

Upon completion of an approved traditional college teacher education program, the student is recommended for a Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing. The CEAS becomes a Standard Certificate after a novice teacher successfully completes his/her first year of teaching.