Teacher education candidates have opportunities to observe in a variety of P-12 classrooms from the beginning of their professional teacher education coursework. Early and ongoing engagement with public school faculty and students ensures a balance of educational theory an practice.
With the exception of EDCI 201, Candidates enrolled in PSY 323, SPED 339 and most methods courses complete field experiences as part of course requirements and must be fully admitted into the teacher education program in order to enroll in these courses. EDCI 201, PSY 323 and SPED 339 require a contract and time sheet which are to be submitted to the TaskStream in the "Professional Education Sequence Portfolio" under "Contracts & Timesheets". Documentation of field experiences for other courses is at the discretion of the individual course instructor.
Both candidates and host teachers evaluate field experiences on TaskStream.