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I NTERNSHIP II / S TUDENT T EACHING R EQUIREMENTS FOR G RADUATE T EACHER C ERTIFICATION S TUDENTS IN M IDDLE G RADES E DUCATION If you have any questions,

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1 I NTERNSHIP II / S TUDENT T EACHING R EQUIREMENTS FOR G RADUATE T EACHER C ERTIFICATION S TUDENTS IN M IDDLE G RADES E DUCATION If you have any questions, please contact Belinda Petricek (828) ,

2 W HO ’ S INVOLVED CT – Cooperating Teacher US – University Supervisor I/ST - Intern/Student Teacher OFE – Office of Field Experiences STL – School of Teaching and Learning CEAP – College of Education and Allied Professions EE – Electronic Evidences required for licensure CTC - Certification of Teaching Capacity (old "Exit Criteria")

3 R ESPONSIBILITY OF THE C OOPERATING T EACHER Assist intern with following proper protocol and school policies; including communicating with parents, student discipline, make-up work policy, etc. Support in planning, reviewing, & teaching lessons Evaluate Electronic Evidences (Teacher Work Sample) Check to see that intern is meeting expectations and deadlines. Help with video taping process & review videotaped lessons/provide written feedback on performance. Contribute to midterm and final evaluations (CTC). Notify the US of concerns and formulate an action plan, if necessary. Ensure intern carries full teaching load and extracurricular activities/duties for a minimum of 10 consecutive weeks or 50 days AND continues in the placement until the last day of class ( December 7, 2012)

4 Assist intern in planning, reviewing, & teaching lessons Provide feedback to observed lessons Respond to journal entries Provide feedback to videotaped lesson Establish/retain documentation of interventions Ensure intern carries full teaching load and extracurricular activities/duties for a minimum of 10 consecutive weeks or 50 days AND continues in the placement until the last day of class (December 7, 2012) University Supervisor VisitsPurpose for Visit Maximum of 5, unless problems are evident (All problems must be properly documented) Lesson plans should be received by US at least three full days before all visits. 1.Initial visit/formal observation 2.Formal observation/schedule 1 st videotaped lesson 3.Midterm evaluation – CTC 4.Formal observation/schedule 2 nd videotaped lesson 5.Final evaluation – CTC R ESPONSIBILITY OF THE U NIVERSITY S UPERVISOR

5 R ESPONSIBILITY OF THE I NTERN / S TUDENT T EACHER Submit signed health certificate during the first week of internship (before students arrive) to the cooperating school. Purchasing professional liability insurance during internship is strongly encouraged for all interns. ( Information can be obtained from the NC Association of Insurance Agents or through membership in a professional organization (cf: Handbook, p. 31)) Meet all deadline requirements for internship assignment. Participate in faculty meetings, parent teacher conferences, BEP and IEP meetings, etc. Get to know the students, school /school community as soon as possible. Failure to meet attendance requirements will result in removal from internship II. See handbook p.30 Be a professional in every aspect; dress professionally, arrive early to school, be prepared, show respect to everyone, have a flexible schedule, never use corporal punishment on students, never restrain students, and keep students’ information confidential. Remain professional with faculty, staff, and/or students. Failure to comply will result in dismissal from the Teacher Education Program. You will not be recommended for a license by WCU.

6 I NTERNSHIP S EMESTER R EQUIREMENTS C HECKLIST, GRADING RUBRIC, AND CTC LOCATED : HTTP :// WWW. WCU. EDU / ASP HTTP :// WWW. WCU. EDU / ASP Required Checklist for student teaching (EDMG 589): Review the checklist for all internship assignments. Plan the available dates for future observation during the first meeting with CT & US. The grading rubric for student teaching checklist. The midterm and final evaluation form for internship II/student teaching. Midterm needs to be approved by the CT & US before implementing. ( Certification of Teaching Capacity, EE4 ) Middle Grades Graduate Teacher Certification interns/student teachers will have a seminar class (EDMG 587) that meets online throughout the semester. Students are required to log into WebCAT/Blackboard website the first night of WCU classes (August 20, 2012). Please note that the EDMG 589 course does not have WebCat component.

7 A DDITIONAL F ORMS & I NSTRUCTIONS L OCATED ON WCU’ S W EBSITE : HTTP :// WWW. WCU. EDU / ASP HTTP :// WWW. WCU. EDU / ASP Video Taping Instructions & Video Tape Release Form Reflection Journal Form (complete a minimum of 6) Individual Growth Plan (IGP) Instructions Teacher Work Sample (must be approved by CT & US before teaching unit) “ Pedagogical and Professional Knowledge Skills and Dispositions ” (EE3) “ Positive Impact on Student Learning ” (EE5) Teacher Leadership Essay Instructions (EE6) Certification of Teaching Capacity Form (EE4)

8 T ASK S TREAM R EQUIREMENTS MUST BE UPLOADED FOR LICENSURE Résumé Completed during Internship Application Process Depth of Content Knowledge (EE2) Completed before internship. Teacher Work Sample “ Pedagogical and Professional Knowledge Skills and Dispositions ” (EE3) Developed during EDMG 520. Approved, implemented & evaluated by CT & US by mid-term. Teacher Work Sample, “ Positive Impact on Student Learning ” (EE5) Completed and graded by CT & US soon after mid-term. WCU Individual Growth Plan Completed during internship and graded by CT &US near the end of internship. Teacher Leader Essay, “ Leadership and Collaboration ” (EE6) Completed throughout internship and graded by CT & US by the last day of class. Final Evaluation Certification of Teaching Capacity (EE4) Completed and graded by CT & US during last observation. Note: Final evaluation must be posted in Task Stream AND the original paper copy must be submitted to OFE with signatures.

9 Questions or problems with TaskStream accounts need to be directed to Dr. Lee Nickles at or If difficult situations arise within your student teaching, please speak with your University Supervisor. Apply for your Teaching License: please contact our licensure specialist Barbra Schade after you have completed your internship II/student teaching at or Teaching licenses are not automatically given to students that complete the program, you are required to apply for your NC teaching license. If you are not sure who to speak with, please contact Belinda Petricek and she will direct you to the appropriate contact or Important Contacts

10 Helpful resources: NCWiseOwl.org DiscoveryEducation.com Teachablemoment.org MiddleSchool.net First-Year Teacher's Survival Kit By: Julia Thompson. ISBN: The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher By: Harry K. Wong and Rosemary T. Wong ISBN: WCU’s Support for Beginning Teachers at


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