As part of your education at the College of Education and Professional Development, teacher candidates will complete hours in a PK-12 classroom setting, which provides you to opportunity to apply what you learn. The college has designed numerous field and clinical experiences for you to experience a range of classrooms and variety of teaching situations. These experiences are outlined below.
The field and clinical experiences are each a course for which candidates will receive credit. Candidates are encouraged to review the syllabus for each course and well as become familiar with the Clinical Handbook.
The handbook outlines all expectations for candidates entering the schools. The Office of Clinical Experience will hold an orientation for each major clinical experience (Levels I, II, and III) to ensure the candidate is prepared. Candidate are also always welcome to stop into the office to discuss experiences in the schools.