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Student Teaching ROUND UP Office of Clinical Experiences
Student Teaching Application You will need to complete: Application form ONLINE Eligibility sheet for YOUR major (hard copy) Paper & pencil…take notes! Due Date: Friday March 29 th to OCE Use the checklist www.stcloudstate.edu/oce Click on: “Field Experience and Student Teaching Application” www.stcloudstate.edu/oce Complete Online Application on a computer (not a phone)
Student Teaching Application Apply for the CORRECT COURSE List all schools where you attended List schools where you are known Edit your school information if needed Do NOT list prior field placements
Student Teaching Application Elem Ed: Have a minor? Be sure to state your minor on your application Let OCE know by October 1, if you want a placement in your minor This minor placement would be Block 3 ONLY
Eligibility Sheet Download Eligibility sheet for YOUR major SPED: Most is completed in the SPED Dept. Dbl Majors: fill out appropriate forms; get signatures from both major advisors Get this signed prior to due date (see who needs to sign: advisor, dept rep, content advisor, TDEV education advisor, etc.)
Eligibility Apply to major Apply to Teacher Education (Dean’s Office EB A 110) GPA requirements 2.75 APPLY to Student Teach ON TIME, EVEN IF YOU MAY HAVE ELIGIBILITY ISSUES! GPA, not admitted to teacher education yet, etc.
CFS & Secondary… Set an advising meeting NOW to meet and get signature on your application! Email your advisor and set an appointment DO NOT wait!
Eligibility Deadlines… El Ed: Oct 15 th /Feb 15 th semester prior to ST: Completion of all Incompletes and Appeals, and removal of all grades below C in required major courses (In Elem Handbook) Secondary Ed: Oct 15 th /Feb 15 th semester prior to ST: Completion of all Incompletes and Appeals, and removal of all grades below C- in required major courses (In Handbook) CFS: OCE Deadlines SPED: Apply to SPED + meet OCE Deadlines
Other Requirements SPED Teacher Candidates: You must ALSO APPLY in the SPED Department! Deadlines are: March 1 for Fall Oct. 1 for Spring
Student Information Information must be as current as possible! Husky Net Email only Student ID# Include schools you attended & graduated from (cannot place there) OCE will not place you where you are known, have family/friends working, where your children attend, or are coaching Licensure area(s): include ALL
Where will you be living? Update online as needed! (Edit -> Sept. 1) OCE places within one hour maximum drive time of where you live Including more information helps us make the best placement for you Accommodations needed? State this on application; Meet with OCE staff
El Ed: 1 placement for Block 3 & 4 EXCEPT for K and minors Common Market (within MN, through another MNSCU institution) limited options; generally difficult option for El Ed majors over the 2 semesters Out of State/International Opportunities meeting dates (3 per semester)
Resume’ Include any trainings, all experiences working with children, in school settings, etc. Proof your work! Ask a friend to proof your work! No color; No photos
Essay Revise ED/SPED/CFS 200 Essay or begin again… ED 300: Submit this essay! Read your essay out loud…get a friend to read it…be professional! El Ed: if strong preference for K- 3 or 4-6, state in essay
Other Requirements CPR & First Aid: Required for CFS and HPE only Liability Insurance: Education MN Apply Online! www.educationminnesota.org; “Who We Are”, “Student Program” (need credit card)www.educationminnesota.org Grads already licensed and a member of ED MN through your District?…Purchase a student membership to ED MN.
Other Requirements Criminal Background Check (CBC) required for most districts: OCE will include this information with your placement contract CFS: You may choose PreK or K-3 student teaching first, but not guaranteed
Other Requirements Orientation Attendance Mandatory: Friday January 10 th, 2014 You will receive reminder Email Jobs: Work can NOT interfere with your student teaching hours and demands!
Student Athletes You MUST meet with OCE staff to discuss practice and event/game schedules, PRIOR to OCE making a placement for you. Meet with OCE one semester ahead so we can plan for you!
Do Not Attempt to Secure Your Own Placement!!!!!
Placement Considerations Goal: placement within one hour of where you live Goal: Diverse placement opportunities within all field and student teaching OCE will place you in a location where you are not known… You will not be placed in schools where you have family/friends working, your children attend or you are coaching
Process to Secure Placements Applications received in OCE database You update as needed, within deadlines OCE sends files and request out to schools semester prior CHECK YOUR HUSKYNET…we may have Q’s OCE secures placement Hold placement meetings with you during finals week: watch for signs posted! You will sign a contract
Special Programs/Options Common Market, Out of State, International opportunities Aldine, Texas opportunities (Houston) Partnerships: China and South Africa
See Kathy Watson or Fran Umerski for any questions www.stcloudstate.edu/ocewww.stcloudstate.edu/oce “Student Teaching”