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1 Preparations for the Internship Semester Dr. Carol Chase Thomas King

2 Ready, Set, Go! Please read the following information in preparation for the internship. It is your responsibility to complete all items and to ensure that appropriate materials are on file at the end of the semester for submission of your licensure application to the State Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh.Please read the following information in preparation for the internship. It is your responsibility to complete all items and to ensure that appropriate materials are on file at the end of the semester for submission of your licensure application to the State Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh.

3 Health Forms Health Exam Required – NC Health FormHealth Exam Required – NC Health Form NC Health Form due August 21, 2002NC Health Form due August 21, 2002 No exceptions – interns will be withdrawn from class if they fail to turn in a health formNo exceptions – interns will be withdrawn from class if they fail to turn in a health form Make a copy of the Health Form for your files, turn in original copyMake a copy of the Health Form for your files, turn in original copy

4 Practicum Semester Handbook Read handbook prior to the first day of classRead handbook prior to the first day of class Bring handbook to all class sessionsBring handbook to all class sessions

5 Praxis Scores The appropriate PPST and Praxis Specialty Area test scores must be on file before licensure application is processed.The appropriate PPST and Praxis Specialty Area test scores must be on file before licensure application is processed. The required tests and scores are posted outside King 211.The required tests and scores are posted outside King 211. Be sure to code UNCW as a score recipient or you will be charged an extra fee to send us the required official copy.Be sure to code UNCW as a score recipient or you will be charged an extra fee to send us the required official copy.

6 Transcripts Licensure-only studentsLicensure-only students –Send an original degree-posted transcript to Dr. Carol Chase Thomas Dr. Carol Chase Thomas Associate Dean for Academic Programs Watson School of Education, UNCW 601 S. College Road Wilmington, NC 28403

7 Transcripts Students who are graduating from UNCW will complete the transcript request form during the final seminar at the conclusion of the practicum semester.

8 Graduation Application All students graduating from UNCW must apply for graduation by completing a form in the Registrar’s Office.All students graduating from UNCW must apply for graduation by completing a form in the Registrar’s Office. Licensure-only students do not apply for graduation.Licensure-only students do not apply for graduation.

9 Employment or Courses During the Internship Semester Students are encouraged not to work or take other courses during practicumStudents are encouraged not to work or take other courses during practicum Notification of intent to work or take courses is requiredNotification of intent to work or take courses is required See Work/Course Form in Practicum Semester HandbookSee Work/Course Form in Practicum Semester Handbook All interns must complete Work/Course Form and turn it in to Dr. John FischettiAll interns must complete Work/Course Form and turn it in to Dr. John Fischetti

10 Substituting Interns substitute for partnership teacher only during practicumInterns substitute for partnership teacher only during practicum Must have approval of both the university supervisor and the partnership teacherMust have approval of both the university supervisor and the partnership teacher Check school system requirements for the Substitute Teacher process as early as possible in the semesterCheck school system requirements for the Substitute Teacher process as early as possible in the semester

11 Calendar Interns follow school system calendarInterns follow school system calendar Interns do not follow UNCW calendarInterns do not follow UNCW calendar Interns are required to be at school sites on all teacher workdays and during remediation and enrichment for year-round schoolsInterns are required to be at school sites on all teacher workdays and during remediation and enrichment for year-round schools Internship time schedule may be extended for intern if needed due to excused absencesInternship time schedule may be extended for intern if needed due to excused absences

12 Reciprocity NC has reciprocity with other statesNC has reciprocity with other states If you are planning to teach in another state, contact that state and request a licensure packet as soon as possibleIf you are planning to teach in another state, contact that state and request a licensure packet as soon as possible Phone numbers for the state departments for all states are listed in the Praxis Registration BulletinPhone numbers for the state departments for all states are listed in the Praxis Registration Bulletin

13 Materials Organization Organize materials for ease of access during student teaching.

14 Career Services Services include:Services include: –Job listings –Education Job Fair –Credential Files assistance –Resume seminars –Mock Interviews

15 Career Services Required credentials fileRequired credentials file –Resume –3-5 reference letters –Passing Praxis scores –Degree-posted transcript –Letter of Completion from Watson School of Education – Dr. Thomas will send this letter at the end of the semester.

16 Career Connections Online Resume systemOnline Resume system Student resumes are posted in UNCW’s Web Resume BookStudent resumes are posted in UNCW’s Web Resume Book Employers can view resumes onlineEmployers can view resumes online Students can view and sign-up for interviewsStudents can view and sign-up for interviews One-time fee of $10One-time fee of $10

17 Early Release Process If intern is offered employment by a school system, he/she can be released from internship before the end of the semester.If intern is offered employment by a school system, he/she can be released from internship before the end of the semester. The school system sends an official request to Dr. John Fischetti.The school system sends an official request to Dr. John Fischetti. The university supervisor and the partnership teacher must approve the early release.The university supervisor and the partnership teacher must approve the early release. Interns must return to campus for all required seminars and submit all required products.Interns must return to campus for all required seminars and submit all required products.

18 Questions and Concerns? Contact:Contact: Dr. Carol Chase Thomas Associate Dean for Academic Programs King 211 Contact: Ms. Lee Brinkley Administrative Assistant King


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