SPEC 447 - Student Teaching: Students with Disabilities
Special Education student teaching experience required for undergraduate candidates pursuing a license in Special Education with an elementary cross-endorsement. This 10-week practical application of previously studied theory is supervised by qualified special educators in a school setting. Candidates will plan, instruct and assess for the greatest positive impact on student learning; teach and co-teach individuals, small groups and whole classes. They will concentrate on meeting the needs of students with at least two of the following exceptionalities: learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities and behavioral disabilities in the least restrictive environment. They will also participate in planning and placement team (PPT) meetings, parent conferences, faculty meetings and in-service workshops; and attend mandatory on-campus seminars. EdTPA Teaching Fee :$309
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the School of Education at least one semester prior to student teaching semester; completion of general education and licensure courses with minimum grade requirement met; Praxis II scores reported to licensure office; successful completion of student teaching application by February 1 for fall student teaching and September 15 for spring student teaching.
Other: Students not seeking cross-endorsement will take SPEC 447 for 9 credits (a 15 week placement)
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