Graduate students are required to complete 6 SCH of field experience for Standard Certification. Upon program admission and completion of a two courses (usually ED 506/ED 508), students may complete field experience in one of three ways:
1) Year-long Paid-Internship (Alternative Certification Program – ACP)- Obtain teaching position as first-year teacher. Please note there is a supervison fee charged each semester.
2) One semester of Clinical Practicum (Student Teaching) - Spring Only
3) Clinical Practicum/Aide-Track option for the graduate student who is a full-time aide in a district in the grade/subject seeking certification – Spring
Those planning on completing via Option 1: Year-long Internship call 903/223-3044 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for requirements and eligibility for Probationary Certification.
Those planning to complete field experience via Option 2: Clinical Practicum or Option 3: Aide-Track are expected submit Notice of Intent for Field-Base no later than Oct. 1 of the Semester prior to beginning Field-Based Semester.
Questions? Call 903/223-3044 or email email@example.com