College of Education
Teacher Assisting and Student Teaching
After admission to Undergraduate Teacher Education, students are placed in Teacher Assisting for the following semester, contingent upon an interview and acceptance by the school administrator.
Teacher Assisting (Education ED 330, ED 331, ED 332)
Students who postpone their entrance after admission must reapply as new applicants if they seek readmission. Field placements are generally made within a 40-mile radius from campus unless further placement is deemed necessary for suitable supervision and effective use of unit resources.
Applicaton packets must be submitted by September 15th for winter placement and February 1st for fall placement.
Student Teaching (Current students should review the new undergraduate professional education changes...Click here)
To be eligible for Student Teaching, students must meet the following criteria:
1. Submit completed application packet by September 15 for winter placement and February 1 for fall placement.
2. Complete Teacher Assisting with a grade of B- or better and positive recommendations.
3. Complete ED 310, and ED 320 or ED 321, with a B- or better.
4. Complete ED 370, and ED 378 or ED 379 (elementary and secondary general education students only), with a B- or better.
5. Continued 2.7 GPA overall and in the teaching major, minor, and education major/professional sequence.
6. Interview and acceptance by school administrator.
Students must inform the Associate Director for Undergraduate Programs if they must withdraw from a field placement course. Notification must be immediate and in writing. Failure to do so will result in program removal.
Recommendation for the Michigan Provisional Certificate requires the following:
1. Completion of degree requirements and teaching major, minor, and education major/professional program requirements.
2. GPA of 2.7 overall and in the major, minor, and education major/professional program.
3. Grades of B- or better and positive recommendations in professional fieldwork courses, ED 310, and ED 320 or ED 321, ED 370, ED 378 or ED 379 elementary and secondary general education students only), and ED 485.
4. Passing scores on Michigan Subject Area Tests. Elementary candidates must pass the Elementary Test; if a candidate passes the subject area test in an academic major area or special education endorsement area, these will be added to the teaching certificate.
Secondary candidates must pass subject area tests in both the teaching major and minor.
5. Completion of CPR (Adult/Child) Instruction and First Aid (Standard or Basic).
6. If your criminal background information has changed since you originally applied for admission to the College of Education, contact the Associate Director of the Student Information and Services Center (SISC) to confirm the change(s) are on file in SISC.
Page last modified October 15, 2010