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Application for Educator Licensure and Preparation Program

Elementary Grades 1-6

Elementary Grades 1-6
1 Start 2 Application Review 3 Complete
Please check all core licensure classes (or approved equivalent) that you have completed thus far:
Student teaching typically involves teaching three mornings each week, for both semesters. In most cases, one semester will be spent at the Smith College Campus School, and the other in a local public elementary school.

This schedule usually operates on either a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Wednesday, Thursday, Friday basis, from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Although this cannot be guaranteed, please indicate a schedule preference below if you have one, along with an explanation for this request.
Explanation of the request
Please list all experiences that you have had working with children, including those conducted as part of your service learning/prepracticum requirements in Smith College classes.
As you potentially approach a student teaching experience, what do you see as your strengths as a future educator, and which areas do you think will be important areas to work on?

Next steps for completion of application and acceptance into preparation program:

  1. Immediately upon submitting this application, you must send an up-to-date unofficial transcript copy to and
  2. Your adviser within the department and the coordinator of teacher education will initially review your application and your progress towards licensure requirements
  3. You will be contacted regarding next steps.