Student teaching is the culminating experience in the teacher education program. The student teaching semester is a valuable professional experience in teacher preparation as it represents the bridge between professional preparation and professional practice. Clinical experiences are designed to provide opportunities for students to observe, plan, implement, and evaluate instructional materials and techniques in order to meet the varied learning needs of students from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
Your degree program may have specific requirements during Methods Coursework and/or Student Teaching. Please review your program requirements with your advisor. The following degree programs require field experiences and/or student teaching: