1 Teacher Candidate & Mentor Teacher Orientation Center for Teacher Education Internship Teacher Candidate & Mentor Teacher Orientation August 7, 2014
2 Teacher Candidate & Mentor Teacher Orientation Purpose of the MeetingTo review the details of your internship teaching experienceTo review the role and responsibilities of the intern, mentor teacher, supervisor, and level coordinator
4 Communication CANDIDATE FIELD Mentor CMU Level/Undergrad Coordinator AdministratorsResourcesPLCsCMULevel/Undergrad CoordinatorCourse Instructor(s)SupervisorDesire 2 LearnSocial Media
5 Professionalism Dispositions Attendance and Punctuality Notify mentor and level coordinatorRecord on program time logDressCommunicationOralWrittenSocial Media/Cell PhonesAttitude** See handbook for more detail
6 Teacher Candidate & Mentor Teacher Orientation InternshipOverviewOne full semesterSTART and END with school district calendar – not by hours completed or CMU calendarAn opportunity for student teachers to apply what they have learnedIntensive induction experienceSTUDENT Teacher:Your primary responsibility is to complete CMU program requirements. Stay connected through D2L, colloquia, and .You have learned the theory of teaching. Now you will have the opportunity to develop the art of teaching.
7 Teacher Candidate & Mentor Teacher Orientation InternshipExpectationsTeam Teaching ModelGradual phase-in, 8-10 week lead role, phase-out (see recommended timeline)Lesson PlanInterns are expected to have written lesson plans for every lesson they teachMentor teacher should review the lesson plans prior to the lesson being taughtSupervisors will be doing spot checks on past lesson plansPre/Post Unit DataInterns will be collecting pre/post data on student learning (Final Internship Presentation)Interns should not be left alone in the classroomInterns cannot be substitute teachers
8 Teacher Candidate & Mentor Teacher Orientation InternshipObservations & EvaluationsLesson Observation – CMU SupervisorMinimum fourLesson Observation – Mentor TeacherRecommended 2-4 formal observations for student feedback and documentationEvaluations (Intern, Mentor, & Supervisor)MidtermFinalMidterm/Final Signature PageFinal Internship Presentation (FIP)GradingCMU faculty assign final grades based on Supervisor evaluations, student performance, and internship requirements.
9 Teacher Candidate & Mentor Teacher Orientation InternshipFinal Intern Presentation (FIP)Student’s opportunity to demonstrate their teaching effectiveness within their placement classroomsPowerPoint presentation of pre/post data for all units taught
10 Teacher Candidate & Mentor Teacher Orientation InternshipEvaluation by SupervisorScheduled visits – usually one per monthFormal typed lesson plan and observation targets must be ed to supervisor PRIOR to visitPortfolio should be available for review at each visitPast lesson plans should be available for review at each visit
11 Teacher Candidate & Mentor Teacher Orientation InternshipPortfolioStudents’ opportunity to demonstrate that they are meeting the InTASC standardsStudents should work on their portfolios outside of school hours
12 You do not want to miss deadlines. @mavs.coloradomesa.eduThe Center for Teacher Education will use your CMU address to contact you or share important information with youIt is your responsibility to monitor your CMU accountCheck it daily!You do not want to miss deadlines.
13 Important Dates Colloquia Portfolio Due: November 14th Colloquium I: September 8thColloquium II: November 3rdPortfolio Due: November 14thFinal Intern Presentation DateSet this date with your CTE advisorTeacher Education FairApril 15, 2015: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the UCInterview with possible employersRegistration is free for CMU teacher candidates and graduates
14 Teacher Candidate & Mentor Teacher Orientation Contact InformationValerie Dobbs, Director of Center for Teacher EducationDr. Lisa Friel, Elementary CoordinatorDr. Blake Bickham, Secondary CoordinatorDr. Cynthia Chovich, ITL CoordinatorDr. Jennifer Daniels, K-12 CoordinatorSandra Murray, Distant Learning CoordinatorApril Cackler, Undergraduate CoordinatorTina Snover, Graduate Coordinator
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17 Teacher Candidate & Mentor Teacher Orientation Thank you!A final thank you for attending the mentor orientation and your willingness to serve as a mentor teacher!Please remember to fill out your evaluation form and give it to your level coordinator before you leave. Thank you.
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