Presentation on theme: "School of Education Field Placement Office Welcome …"— Presentation transcript:
School of Education Field Placement Office Welcome …
Cooperation with Local Area Schools and Education Majors Supplying Teachers throughout the United States.
Field Placement Office Communication
First–level field experience offers an opportunity for teacher education students to explore a variety of teaching styles, and strategies through job shadowing and hands-on experiences. Elementary:40-hour field placement K-5 any grade 6,7,8 Middle School-subject area specific Secondary:40-hour field placement 6-12 any grade, subject area specific (major/minor) Art Education: 40-hour field placement K-12 any grade Pre-Student Teaching Field Experience: First-Level
Second–level field experience is an expansion of the first level, offering additional opportunities to plan, guest present, and experience classroom management. Elementary:80-hour field placement K-5 any grade 6,7,8 Middle School-subject area specific Secondary:80-hour field placement 6-12 any grade, subject area specific (major/minor) Art Education: 80-hour field placement K-12 any grade Pre-Student Teaching Field Experience: Second-Level
Student teaching is the capstone assignment allowing teacher education students to implement skills learned in university course work and pre-student teaching field experiences. Student teachers: Teach all day, everyday for a minimum of 15-weeks. Work with certified master teachers. Teach at the appropriate level and subject(s). Participate in the Professional Seminar course. Student Teaching Field Experience: Third -Level
Review teacher education candidate credentials. Determine an appropriate placement. Encourage staff to work with FSU staff and students Note:Many people will be working together to make this experience a success for all. Principal Responsibilities
Interview the teacher education candidate to assure a ‘good-fit’ Orient the teacher education student to the school building Prepare your pupils for working with a teacher education student. Model best practices Schedule planning sessions (Please share lesson plans, materials, and texts.) Mentor Teacher Responsibilities
Discuss the art of teaching. Coach your teacher education student. Explain the why’s and how’s of your classroom management and teaching style. Assess and evaluate. Work collaboratively with the university instructor. Mentor Teacher Responsibilities
Interview for the field experience placement. Practice professional behavior Accept teaching responsibilities Follow the mentor teacher’s coaching. Communicate often with your mentor teacher and university instructor concerning your progress Teacher Education Student Responsibilities
Provide information regarding the requirements and expectations for the teacher education student. Provide support and work collaboratively with the mentor teacher. Observe, guide and encourage the pre-service teacher. Be available to assess and evaluate performance and progress with the mentor teacher and teacher education student. University Instructor Responsibilities
Contact Information Main Campus (Big Rapids): Grand Rapids Campus: Grand Rapids-Kendall: Northern Region Campus (Traverse City): Southeast Region Campus (Flint): School of Education Field Placement Offices
We look forward to working with you! Your partnership is appreciated. Without you, new teachers would not experience authentic practice. THANK YOU!!