Ongoing Support

Once students have been approved to begin their clinical teaching or have received a teaching position, they will be assigned a field supervisor from the Education Department who will work with them for the entire clinical teaching or first teaching year pending on the candidate circumstances.  A discussion board will be operational on D2L the online delivery program where students can talk with professors who will be part of this program, and get perspectives from others and experts in the field of education. The mentoring teacher will also provide the intern with feedback on a daily basis, and the field supervisor will meet with the mentoring teacher and student intern to conduct a midpoint evaluation, and a summative evaluation at the conclusion of the internship.

Teachers will also have access to preparation materials and test questions on D2L and receive immediate feedback once they have completed the summative assessment for the area of certification. They can also attend the review session that are offered once a week on campus for 2 hours  for the entire semester, where competencies are studied and students get to interact and support each other under the guidance of a professor.