Field Experience/Student Teaching

Field Placement Office: (fax #: 215-571-4270)

PA Clearance Forms & FBI Clearance Policy:

FBI Clearance Procedures (Required for all UG and GR Teacher Ed Students)

Stages of Field Experiences:

  • 2011-12 Four Stages of Field Experience  – (Graduate level – starting Fall 2011)
  • Please be advised that Student Teaching must be completed in an appropriate American Public/Charter school, or an approved International school whereby English is the language spoken in all classrooms and the school is following PA Department of Education and US Department of Education guidelines. In addition, field placement candidates should have access to appropriate school settings for field placements which include working with students with special needs and students whose first language is not English.
  • IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please see the archive webinar on NEW Field Placement Applications, Procedures and Deadlines for applying for each type of field experience below.  If you have any questions, please contact your advisor.

Field Placement Application Procedures (Graduate)

2014-15 Procedures Applying for All Field Experiences Stages 1,2,3,4 (NEW)

 STAGE 1 & 2 Classroom Observations & Explorations:

STAGE 3: Pre-student Teaching (UG & GR)

Please be advised of the NEW Pre-student Teaching application and deadlines to apply! (see below)

The pre-student teaching field experience/s are associated with the following methods courses (UG/GR):

  • PreK-4 Program:
    • Math Methods EDUC 317/517
    • Early Literacy: EDUC 336/529
  • Secondary Program:
    • Science Methods EDUC 314/514
    • Math Methods319/519
    • English 358/538
    • Social Studies 356/556

Stage 4: Student Teaching (UG & Graduate)

Online Student Teaching Orientations:

Student Teaching Forms (For Cooperating Teachers and Site Supervisors)

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