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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: 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:

  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.
  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 ( 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.


Graduation Application Submission Process:

  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:

  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.).



  • 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


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E-Portfolio Video On-Demand

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Fall 2011 Special Education Practicum

If you plan to take the SPED 6013 Internship (Practicum) in fall 2011, you must submit an application to me by April 1, 2011. You will also be expected to attend the orientation on April 28 ( If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.

Practicum Application

Graduation application


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MAT Practicum Teacher Candidate Mandatory Meeting.

Applies only if you submitted your practicum &graduation application for fall 2011.

MAT Practicum Teacher Candidate *Mandatory Meeting*

When: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Where: University Hall Room 170

Who:  MAT FALL 2011 Practicum Students and ASU Supervisors

Topic: EDTD 6910/SPED 6013 Course Description & Requirements

***Note: You will not be able to register for EDTD 6910, or SPED 6013 until the August 3rd -5th registration dates. You should pre-register for any additional required classes during the regular registration week of April 11th -15th.



  1. Sign In – Attendance Sheet – This is a mandatory meeting for all MAT Students applying for Fall Practicum!
  2. Overview of Course Requirements
  3. Livetext Expectations
  4. E-Portfolio/ISL Requirements
  5. Certification Overview
  6. Meet & Greet ASU Supervisors


***Bring a copy of the updated Syllabi***

EDTD 6910 found on the Teacher Education Website-

SPED 6013 found on Education Leadership Website-

(The syllabi will be updated by the end of April shortly before the meeting.)


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  • 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


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