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Fall 2013 Practicum & Graduation Deadline Soon!

March 1st is right around the corner and if you are planning to do your practicum this fall 2013, please be advised the deadline for your applications is March 1st, 2013. Graduationapplications will also be due March 1st, 2013. I will need to review your completed graduation & practicum applications with you prior to submission to your academic department (Teacher Ed, Ed Leadership, Kinesiology, etc.). Scheduling an appointment is easy, and can be made here: http://goo.gl/F4nea. Please do not drop off any applications.

 

As you prepare for the completion of your applications please review the following:

 

1.   It is important that you complete every part of each application. We will not process or accept your application until you complete any missing parts of your applications. If you are in doubt PLEASE ask me.

2.   You MUST become familiar with the e-portfolio requirements which can be found here: http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/eportfolio-overview.php

  1. Please make sure you are checking your e-mail daily multiple times, and responding in a timely manner. Everyone coordinating practicum must be able to contact you quickly without delay if any issues arise.
  2. You must get/remain in the habit of checking for announcements on the Teacher Education website. “I did not know” or “I forgot to check my e-mail” will not be accepted for not following instructions, missing deadlines, meetings, etc. http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/index.php
  3. You MUST complete the background investigation questionnaire and release form EVEN if you completed one when you first entered the program or last semester.
  4. Your tort liability insurance must be valid the entire time you are in practicum. No exceptions.
  5. If you are not employed in the school system at the time of practicum application submission, then you must indicate on your application that you are requesting a placement when filling out the practicum application. If you are later hired you must contact Kelly Farmer (kfarmer2@aug.edu) ASAP!
  6. 300 field hours & 3 Settings (Including employed teachers) must be completed and submitted to Andre Goodman (UH383) by July 15th, 2013. You will be pulled from practicum if you have not satisfied this requirement and your name will be submitted to the Department Chair of your major.
  7. You must attach your GACE scores or registration to the application even if you have already sent them in. You should be able to download proof off of the PSC website.
  8. GPA must be & remain at a 3.0 or higher at all times.
  9. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE. PLEASE HONOR DEADLINES.
  10. IF IN DOUBT, PLEASE ASK. WE WANT YOUR PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE TO GO AS SMOOTHLY AS POSSIBLE.

 

Graduation Application Submission Process: http://www.aug.edu/registrar_va/forms/Graduate%20App%20for%20Grad.pdf

  1. Student fills out application
  2. Student has adviser sign application
  3. Student turns in application to academic department for signature of Dept. Chair. (Teacher Ed, Ed Leadership, Kinesiology, etc.).
  4. When called, student picks application up and takes to business office to pay graduation fee ($52) and have them to sign application.
  5. Student will need to have financial aid sign application (if applicable)
  6. Student turns in application to registrar office.

 

Practicum Application Submission Process:http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/practicum.htm

  1. Student fills out application
  2. Meets with adviser to review application for any corrections
  3. Student submits application to academic department (Teacher Ed, Ed Leadership, Kinesiology, etc.).

 

Field Experience Requirements (FOR ALL MAT STUDENTS REGARDLESS OF EMPLOYMENT STATUS)

  • 300 hours must be completed before practicum
  • Minimum of 3 different settings (Observation locations)
  • If teaching in certification area, candidate’s classroom may be used as one setting (with three evaluations). Student must submit Employed documentation to advisor.
  • Time documentation must be submitted to Advisor and submitted online.
  • 80% of time must be spent with certification age/grade level
  • Observation in certification grade levels
    • Early Childhood: PreK-K, 1-3, 4-5
    • Middle Grades: 4-5, 6-8
    • Secondary: 6-8, 9-12
    • P-12 (SPED, F.L., Music, HPE): PreK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)
  • Observations outside of schools must come from pre-approved sites
  • Life Credit request and substitute hours must be formally submitted to advisor.

 

MAT, MEd, Eds Field Experience Placement Request Form
MAT Field Experience Collaborating Teacher Packet
Attendance Documentation Directions MAT
Suggested Schedule of Activities/Observations with a Purpose

 

Important links:

http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/practicum.htm

http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/fieldexperience.htm

http://www.aug.edu/registrar_va/forms/Graduate%20App%20for%20Grad.pdf

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Spring 2013 Practicum Deadline Soon

October 1st is right around the corner and if you are planning to do your practicum this spring 2013, please be advised the deadline for your applications is October 1, 2012. Graduation applications will also be due October 1, 2012. I will need to review your completed graduation & practicum applications prior to submission to your academic department (Teacher Ed, Ed Leadership, Kinesiology, etc.). Scheduling an appointment is easy, and can be made here: http://goo.gl/F4nea

As you prepare for the completion of your applications please review the following:

  1. It is important that you complete every part of the applications. We will not process or accept your application until you complete any missing parts of your applications. If you are in doubt PLEASE ask me.
  2. You MUST become familiar with the e-portfolio requirements which can be found here: http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/eportfolio-overview.php
  1. Please make sure you are checking your e-mail daily multiple times, and responding in a timely manner. Everyone coordinating practicum must be able to contact you quickly without delay if any issues arise.
  2. You must get/remain in the habit of checking for announcements on the Teacher Education website. “I did not know” or “I forgot to check my e-mail” will not be accepted for not following instructions, missing deadlines, meetings, etc. http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/index.php
  3. You MUST complete the background investigation questionnaire and release form EVEN if you completed one when you first entered the program or last semester.
  4. Your tort liability insurance must be valid the entire time you are in practicum. No exceptions.
  5. If you are not employed in the school system at the time of practicum application submission, then you must indicate on your application that you are requesting a placement when filling out the practicum application. If you are later hired you must contact Kelly Farmer (kfarmer2@aug.edu) ASAP!
  6. 300 field hours & 3 Settings must be completed and submitted to Andre Goodman (UH383) by December 15th, 2012. You will be pulled from practicum if you have not satisfied this requirement.
  7. You must attach your GACE scores or registration to the application even if you have already sent them in. You should be able to download proof off of the PSC website.
  8. GPA must be & remain at a 3.0 or higher at all times.
  9. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE. PLEASE HONOR DEADLINES.
  10. IF IN DOUBT, PLEASE ASK. WE WANT YOUR PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE TO GO AS SMOOTHLY AS POSSIBLE.

Graduation Application Submission Process: http://www.aug.edu/registrar_va/forms/Graduate%20App%20for%20Grad.pdf

  1. Student fills out application
  2. Student has adviser sign application
  3. Student turns in application to academic department (Teacher Ed, Ed Leadership, Kinesiology, etc.).
  4. When called, student picks application up and takes to business office to pay graduation fee and have them to sign application.
  5. Student will need to have financial aid sign application
  6. Student turns in application to registrar office.

Practicum Application Submission Process:http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/practicum.htm

  1. Student fills out application
  2. Meets with adviser to review application for any corrections
  3. Student submits application to academic department (Teacher Ed, Ed Leadership, Kinesiology, etc.).

Field Experience Requirements

  • 300 hours must be completed before practicum
  • Minimum of 3 different settings (Observation locations)
  • If teaching in certification area, candidate’s classroom may be used as one setting (with three evaluations). Student must submit Employed documentation to advisor.
  • Time documentation must be submitted to Advisor and submitted online.
  • 80% of time must be spent with certification age/grade level
  • Observation in certification grade levels
    • Early Childhood: PreK-K, 1-3, 4-5
    • Middle Grades: 4-5, 6-8
    • Secondary: 6-8, 9-12
    • P-12 (SPED, F.L., Music, HPE): PreK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)
    • Observations outside of schools must come from pre-approved sites
    • Life Credit request and substitute hours must be formally submitted to advisor.

MAT, MEd, EdS Field Experience Placement Request Form
MAT Field Experience Collaborating Teacher Packet
Attendance Documentation Directions MAT
Suggested Schedule of Activities/Observations with a Purpose

 

Important links:

http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/practicum.htm

http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/fieldexperience.htm

http://www.aug.edu/registrar_va/forms/Graduate%20App%20for%20Grad.pdf

 

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Spring 2012 Practicum Deadline Soon!

October 1st is right around the corner and if you are planning to do your practicum this spring 2012, please be advised the deadline for your applications is October 1, 2011. Graduation applications will also be due October 1, 2011. While you do not need to bring me your practicum application, I do need to review your graduation application prior to submission to your academic department (Teacher Ed, Ed Leadership, Kinesiology, etc.). Scheduling an appointment is easy, and can be made here: http://goo.gl/F4nea

There are several questions that have come up that may cause confusion for students applying and completing practicum. Please review the following:

It is important that you complete every part of the applications. We will not process your application until you to return complete any missing parts of your applications. If you are in doubt PLEASE ask me.

  1. You MUST become familiar with the portfolio requirements which can be found here: https://asumat.wordpress.com/academics/e-portfolio-demostration/
  2. Please make sure you are checking your e-mail daily multiple times, and responding in a timely manner. Everyone coordinating practicum must be able to contact you quickly without delay if any issues arise.
  3. You must get/remain in the habit of checking for announcements on the Teacher Education website. “I did not know” or “I forgot to check my e-mail” will not be accepted for not following instructions, missing deadlines, meetings, etc. http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/index.php
  4. You MUSTcomplete the background investigation questionnaire and release form EVEN if you completed one when you first entered the program or last semester.
  5. Your tort liability insurance must be valid the entire time you are in practicum. No exceptions.
  6. If you are not employed in the school system at the time of practicum application submission, then you must indicate on your application that you are requesting a placement when filling out the practicum application. If you are later hired you must contact Kelly Farmer (kfarmer2@aug.edu) ASAP!
  7. 300 field hours in 3 settings must be completed and submitted to Andre Goodman (UH383) by December 1, 2011. You will be pulled from practicum if you have not satisfied this requirement.
  8. Many have asked if you need to attach your GACE scores or registration to the application even if you have already sent them in. The answer is YES. You should be able to download proof off of the PSC website.
  9. GPA must remain at a 3.0 or higher at all times.
  10. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE. PLEASE HONOR DEADLINES.
  11. IF IN DOUBT, PLEASE ASK. WE WANT YOUR PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE TO GO AS SMOOTHLY AS POSSIBLE.

Graduation Application Submission Process:

  1. Student fills out application
  2. Student has adviser sign application
  3. Student turns in application to academic department (Teacher Ed, Ed Leadership, Kinesiology, etc.).
  4. When called, student picks application up and takes to business office to pay graduation fee and have them to sign application.
  5. Student turns in application to registrar office.

Practicum Application Submission Process:

  1. Student fills out application
  2. Contacts advisers if any questions come up
  3. Student submits application to academic department (Teacher Ed, Ed Leadership, Kinesiology, etc.).

Important links:

https://asumat.wordpress.com/fieldpract/practicum/

https://asumat.wordpress.com/academics/e-portfolio-demostration/

 
 

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Field Experience Placement Meeting

Field Experience Placement Meeting (http://www.aug.edu/teacher_development/forms/MAT_field_experience_placement_info.pdf) will be August 18th in University Hall 170 at 5:00 PM. Please be in attendance if you desire to be placed in a school this fall to gain field experience hours.

 
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Practicum/Graduation Deadline and FAQ’s

March 1st is right around the corner and if you are planning to do your practicum this fall 2011, please be advised the deadline for your application is March 1, 2011 in The Teacher Education Suite. Graduation applications will also be due March 1, 2011. While you do not need to bring me your practicum application, I do need to review your graduation application prior to submission.

There are several questions that have come up that may cause confusion for students applying for practicum. Please review the following:

  1. You MUST complete the background investigation questionnaire and release form even if you completed one when you first entered the program or last semester.
  2. You tort liability insurance must be valid the entire time you are in practicum. No exceptions.
  3. If you are not employed in the school system at the time of practicum application submission, then you must request a placement when filling out the practicum application. If you are later hired you must contact Kelly Farmer (kfarmer2@aug.edu)
  4. 300 field hours in 3 settings must be complete and submitted to Andre Goodman (UH383) by July 15, 2011. You will be pulled from practicum if you have not satisfied this requirement.
  5. GPA must remain at a 3.0 or higher at all times.
  6. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE. PLEASE HONOR DEADLINES.

Applications and guidelines about practicum can be found here: https://asumat.wordpress.com/fieldpract/practicum/

 
 

MAT PRACTICUM APPLICATIONS FOR Fall 2011

MAT PRACTICUM APPLICATIONS FOR Fall 2011

  • The deadline for submitting an application to the Teacher Education Department for Practicum for FALL SEMESTER is TUESDAY, MARCH 1ST.
  • Applications should be submitted to the office of Teacher Education to the graduate assistant(s) at front desk. It must be checked – do not drop off!!
  • The application must be complete with all relevant documents attached (See list below).  NO INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED!
  • You will be required to attend the MAT Practicum Meeting on Thursday, April 28th from 4:30pm – 6:00pm where you will find out your practicum placement and pertinent details of  EDTD 6910.
  • Students who do not satisfy the requirements for Practicum will be notified via e-mail and phone.

Relevant documents include:  Copy of Tort Liability Insurance Card to be submitted to Charlene Blankenship (Dean’s Office), *Background Check completed with signature to be submitted to Julie Gray (Dean’s Office), Copy of all GACE scores, Computer Test Results and Proof of 300 Lab Hours (if admitted Fall 2008 or later). Employed students must attach the completed Mentor Teacher Application with confirmation of testing process (page 4) to the application at the time of submission. Incomplete applications will not be accepted and will be returned without processing. *Even if you have submitted a background check for another class or department, you must submit one for practicum.

Contact Information:

Teacher Education: 706-737-1496 or

Kelly Farmer at kfarmer2@aug.edu

 

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