EDU 670 : Childhood/Special Education Student Teaching (Gr 1-3)
This course provides the final clinical component for the teacher candidate enrolled in the dual Childhood/Special Education program as fulfillment of the requirements for initial state-level licensure in Childhood Education/Special Education. This seven (7) week student teaching experience, situated in grades 1-3 in a general education or special education setting, 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/special education class setting. Student teaching is arranged by the Esteves School of Education each semester. Candidates must have approval of their program advisor. 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. 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.