Student teaching, the culminating experience for all undergraduates who aspire to become teachers, involves full-time placement in a public school classroom for 15 weeks under the supervision of a classroom teacher and University professor. Student teaching allows students to gain experience and confidence and to demonstrate competence in teaching for an extended period of time.
Requirements for Admission to Student Teaching:
- Completion of all course work with a GPA of 2.5 or better
- GPA of 2.75 or better in all professional education course work
- Grades of C or better in all courses required for licensure
- Advisor's recommendation
- In order to be admitted to student teaching, teacher candidates must complete an electronic portfolio (ePortfolio).
This is started during ELED 3110, Instructional Design and Technology Use with Elementary School Learners.