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Stage III Pre-Student Teaching

Getting Started

Before completing the online student teaching application, you must view the following guidelines:

Stage III: Pre-Student Teaching (30 hours minimum)

At this more evolved stage, the student furthers their skills in teaching small groups and whole group lessons, under the supervision of a certified classroom teacher. At least one of the placements at this stage will be in an inclusive setting. Students acquire a wide range of skills, from applying research-based pedagogy to classroom management and discipline that are closely integrated with their course work.

In order to receive placement students must submit a Pre-Student Teaching Field Placement Application in order to formally apply for placement for stage III Pre-Student Teaching. Field experience must take place within an approved school setting as identified and confirmed by the Field Placement Office. Per the School of Education's policies, field experiences are not to occur within a school or building in which a teacher candidate's children attend or family members are employed. Please submit the application for placement by the proposed deadline in order to receive a timely placement.

Note: If you plan of study changes, please submit and updated form indicating that the new submission is a revision. You must also contact the appropriate coordinator within the Field Placement Office.

The pre-student teaching field experience/s are associated with the following methods courses (UG/GR):

  • PreK-4 Program
    • Math Methods MTED 417/517
    • Early Literacy: EDUC 336/529
  • Middle Level Program
    • Middle Level Math Methods MTED 363/563
    • Middle Level English Methods EDUC 360/564
    • Middle Level Science Methods EDUC 361/567
    • Middle Level Social Studies Methods EDUC 362/562
  • Secondary Program
    • Science Methods EDUC 314/514
    • Math Methods MTED 419/519
    • English Methods EDUC 358/538
    • Social Studies EDUC 356/556
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