A fall field experience to acquaint the candidate with practices for beginning the school year in an elementary school. Candidates attend opening faculty meetings in the school and observe and assist the teacher during the first week of school. Materials and instructions for this course must be secured from the Director of Student Teaching three months in advance of the opening of school. The course is zero (0) credits when registered in conjunction with EDUC7688 Elementary Student Teaching (9) in the Fall Semester. If a student registers for EDUC7688 Elementary Student Teaching (8) in the Spring Semester, s/he must register for EDUC7810 Elementary School Start-Up (1) in the Fall Semester.
Approval for Student Teaching and Program admission