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STUDENT TEACHING INTRODUCTORY MEETING FEINSTEIN SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT OFFICE OF PARTNERSHIPS AND PLACEMENTS (OPP)

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1 STUDENT TEACHING INTRODUCTORY MEETING FEINSTEIN SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT OFFICE OF PARTNERSHIPS AND PLACEMENTS (OPP)

2 WELCOME Delighted to be here with you Excited to help you plan for this important step in your teaching career Purpose of the meeting Details about the application process Review the requirements Want to be sure you know and understand this process (Consequences if placement and info is incorrect)

3 ADMINISTRATIVE DETAILS All important information is posted on the RIC website YOUR RIC IS THE OFFICAL WAY WE COMMUNICATE WITH YOU.

4 GRADE POINT AVERAGE 2.50 for undergraduates, second degree candidates 3.0 for MAT and RITE students PLANS OF STUDY Required of MAT & RITE students prior to student teaching-submit to OPP (Now all 10 credits and 2 credits, but may have still have some plans for 9 credits) OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENT TEACHING

5 Student Teaching Online Applications November 1, 2011-December 30, 2011 Application for Student Teaching Certificate June 11, 2012-June 29, 2012 Community Service Submitted by May 11, 2012 Successful Completion and Submission of Praxis II By March 10, 2012 Diverse Field Experience Survey By Friday April 6, 2012 BCI- Ongoing-must have a current one (within year) DUE DATES (NON-NEGOTABLE)SEE HANDOUT

6 Find this on the FSEHD website: Click on Student Information Click on Student Teaching

7 FULL SEMESTER ELED/SPED Student Teaching Requirement: Any candidate admitted to FSEHD after August 24, 2009 who majors in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education or Secondary Education and a Teaching concentration in Special Education will be required to complete one full semester of student teaching in each certification area. For more information on this new requirement contact the appropriate Department Chair.

8 IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT CREDITS/COURSES Student teaching and seminar are the only credits/courses you will be allowed to be registered for when you student teach. See full academic policy on the web. Development/st_teaching.php

9 Student teaching=10 credits Student teaching Seminar= 2 credits Note: Elementary/Special Education or split placements=5 and 5 credits Three Placements-Severe/Profound- additional credits. Need to be fully aware of the credits and cost.

10 NO INCOMPLETES OPP will not seek a student teaching placement for any student with an outstanding Incomplete grade on his/her transcript Grades must be posted by Nov. 1 st for spring placements and March 1 for fall placements

11 DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENT TEACHING Must be signed off by department and meet all requirements. BE SURE YOU HAVE ALL THE CORRECT COURSES AND NEED 120 CREDITS!! Preparing to Teach Portfolio must be submitted, reviewed and approved by Teacher Preparation Program Issues? Speak to your advisor (Remember Eled/Special Ed-2 advisors)

12 LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS… Will walk you through the process of: applying online to student teach where to find information details for a student teaching certificate Praxis II submission Liz Garofalo will review the community service requirements

13 ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

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15 nt/st_teaching.php PREPARING TO TEACH CRITERIA

16 COMMUNITY SERVICE A minimum of 25 hours. Due by May 11, 2012 What counts? Read the Handbook-it’s online! You signed in today. I will check and you at your RIC accounts. If I do not have your name on file, I will ask you to submit electronically. If I have your name on file, you do not need to submit electronically.

17 Electronic Submission Questions? Liz Garofalo

18 Feinstein School of Education and Human Development Procedure Concerning Criminal Background Checks Beginning in January 2010, all individuals who are enrolled in the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development courses that require contact with children/ youth are required to undergo the criminal background check (BCI) process. The BCI Report must be current (within one year). BCI POLICY

19 BCI Bureau of Criminal Identification As a FSEHD student you are required to carry an original BCI and copies of your BCI when you enter a school FSEHD offers BCI services twice a year (1 st and 4 th week each semester) Or go to Attorney General’s Office at 150 South Main St. Providence Cost=$5.00 (Need form & ID with date of birth/picture like driver’s license, passport or government ID)

20 Follow public school calendar 5 full days Arrive and leave adhering to school time requirements Attend faculty meetings, PTA…. Not allowed to leave early for work/child care or… Will need to attend a seminar with the student teaching Contact cooperating teacher when assignment received If only assigned one of two split placements- don’t panic! EXTRA-EXTRA-IMPORTANT INFO & Details About the Student Teaching Experience

21 EXTRA-EXTRA-IMPORTANT INFO Check records-all set with codes/graduation, etc… Student handbook online Contact OPP in writing of any changes to name, address, contact info and status of teaching RIDE certificate can be used as a substitute teaching certificate after you student teach but not all districts honor this (their choice)

22 WHERE WILL YOU BE PLACED ? 29 districts and Henry Barnard School (HBS) have formal partnerships with FSEHD We use these districts for our placements Committed to excellence in teacher preparation May NOT be placed in a district where you attended school and/or worked and/or have family/relatives working Your online submission is not guaranteed Some districts may require a formal interview prior to approval

23 Blackstone Valley Prep Bristol/Warren Burrillville Central Falls Coventry Cranston Cumberland East Greenwich East Providence Exeter-West Greenwich Foster Foster/Glocester Glocester Johnston Lincoln Middletown Newport North Kingstown North Providence North Smithfield Pawtucket Providence Scituate Smithfield Times 2 Academy Warwick West Warwick Westerly Woonsocket Henry Barnard School RIC’s PARTNERSHIP DISTRICTS

24 OTHER INFORMATION---TB TEST Must be done if a district requires it (MANTOUX SKIN TEST) C an be done at Health Services and they do not charge Only 6 districts require the TB test – you will be notified if you are required to have one for the district you get placed in

25 opment/students.php

26 SELF REGISTRATION FOR STUDENT TEACHING (BUT MUST HAVE PROGRAM/ ADVISOR APPROVAL)

27 Student Teaching Online Applications November 1, 2011-December 3,2011 Application for Student Teaching Certificate June 11, 2012-June 29, 2012 Community Service Submitted by May 11, 2012 Successful Completion and Submission of Praxis II By March 10, 2012 Diverse Field Experience Survey By Friday April 6, 2012 BCI- Ongoing-must have a current one (within year) DUE DATES (NON-NEGOTABLE)SEE HANDOUT

28 THANK YOU STAY IN TOUCH WITH THE OPP We have an “OPEN DOOR” policy!

29 “Helping to better the lives of others is the greatest of all achievements.” Alan Shawn Feinstein


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