This course provides the final clinical component for the teacher candidate in Grades 1-3 as fulfillment of the requirements for initial state-level licensure in Childhood Education. This seven (7) week student teaching experience is closely monitored by a college faculty supervisor and mentor teacher to facilitate the skills, knowledge, pedagogical practice and overall professional experience in the elementary class setting. Students planning to student teach in the Summer or Fall semesters must request placement in the first two weeks of the Spring semester. Students planning to student teach in the Spring semester must request placement in the first two weeks of the Fall semester. Candidate must have the approval of their program advisor. A fee of $250 is required for each placement. The fee is nonrefundable after August 1 for fall semester and after December 15 for spring semester.