SED 595 : Student Teaching in Special Education
This course provides the clinical component for the teacher candidate seeking advanced credentials in Special Education. Student teaching provides a carefully mentored experience with emphasis placed on developing and enhancing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to positively impact students with disabilities learning and development in grades 1-6. Further, this experience is directed by college faculty supervisor and mentor teacher who provide intense, supportive guidance to help teacher candidates learn and enhance their professional role. Other school personnel, such as principals and department heads, can also play a critical role in the mentoring process. The student teaching placement is for a minimum of 7 weeks. Advisor approval is needed to enroll in student teaching. A $250 fee is required for each placement. This is non-refundable after August 1. 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.