Student Teaching (ITE 405 and ITE 406)
Student teaching is a full-time experience where the teacher candidate will be teaching in a middle or high school classroom. Student teaching has a profound impact on a prospective teacher and continues to remain as the most important and valued aspect of a teacher education program. It is the final transition in becoming a professional educator and provides the teacher candidate the opportunity to improve teaching skills in a real school setting with an entirely new set of responsibilities, skills, values and attitudes about the profession.
The student teaching residency is a two-course capstone event that consists of the teaching at your placement (ITE 405: Teaching Residency) and a companion seminar (ITE 406 Teaching Residency Seminar). The field component and supporting seminar prepares teacher candidates for fulltime teaching in their subject area after successful completion of the Secondary Program.