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Application for Educator Licensure and Preparation Program

Secondary Program (Middle or High School)

Secondary Program (Middle or High School)
1 Start 2 Application Review 3 Complete
Please check all core licensure classes (or approved equivalent) that you have completed thus far:
Student teachers at the Middle and High School level will student teach full-time during the spring semester, usually from 7:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. each day.
Please list all experiences that you have had working with children, including those conducted as part of your service learning/pre-practicum 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
  2. Your adviser within the department and the coordinator of teacher education will initially review your application and your progress towards licensure requirements.

You will be contacted regarding next steps.