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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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Educator Workshop Series

 
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Posted by on November 21, 2011 in Campus News, Education News, Workshops

 

MAT Spring 2012 Advisement

I hope that everyone is having a great fall semester! Spring registration is right around the corner, so I would encourage you if have not already met with me for advisement for spring 2012 please do so sometime this month. Waiting until the week of registration is not encouraged at all! Please take this month to meet with me for advisement! Spring registration will begin Tuesday November 14th, 2011 according to your last name listed below. Scheduling an appointment is easy, and can be made here: http://goo.gl/F4nea.

If you are doing Practicum spring 2012 (EDTD 6910) you will not be able to register for the course until January registration

 

 

MAT Adviser Out of Office

The MAT Academic Adviser will be out of the office for the week of April 18th. He will be checking e-mail periodically (agoodma1@aug.edu). We apologize for the inconvenience.

 
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Posted by on April 18, 2011 in Campus News, News

 

Grad Assistant Position

The Department of Teacher Education is looking for potential graduate assistants for summer and fall 2011. Applicants should possess the ability to function in a busy office environment, multi-task, provide excellent customer service, complete tasks with little to no supervision, work a flexible schedule, and run office errands. Applicants must also be proficient with Microsoft Word & Excel, multi-line telephone system, and be able to operate the copier/fax machine. These are just a few of the many responsibilities that are required for this position.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume to tjohns45@aug.edu no later than Friday, April 15th
Thanks

 
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Posted by on April 1, 2011 in Campus News, Career

 

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Meditation 101

The Counseling Center will be presenting a “Meditation 101” workshop on Wednesday, March 30th  from 1-2pm in the JSAC Coffee House (2nd Floor).

The workshop will focus on how meditation affects the brain and discuss some of the benefits of meditation.  Participants will be taught some simple meditation techniques that can be used to manage stress.

If you have questions or would like to reserve a seat for the program, please call x1471.

 
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Posted by on March 23, 2011 in Campus News, Workshops

 

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