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Application for Educator Licensure & Preparation Program

Elementary Program

Students teachers at the elementary level complete their teaching practicum over the course of two semesters. They teach a minimum of three mornings per week, usually from 8:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., following the schedule of the school where they are placed. They must meet weekly with their cooperating teacher to plan instruction and discuss curriculum.

Eligible candidates for the elementary educator licensure program must:

Applications due March 4, 2016

Secondary Program

Students teachers at the middle and secondary level complete their teaching practicum in one semester. They teach daily, usually from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., following the schedule of the school where they are placed. They are encouraged to stay after school, on occasion, to meet with their cooperating teacher, work with their students, and attend school meetings and professional development training sessions.

Due to the demands of student teaching, students are encouraged to take only three courses during their student teaching semester:

Eligible candidates for the secondary educator licensure program must:

Applications due March 4, 2016