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Clinical Experiences

Student teaching (Supervised Directed Teaching) is a 16-week, intensive (full-day), professional experience arranged and coordinated by the Coordinator of Clinical Experiences in the Division of Education at Concord University. Candidates complete student teaching assignments in P-12 school(s) located in counties in proximity to the University, as well as required seminars offered at the University.

Candidates apply for admission to student teaching the semester preceding the semester in which student teaching is planned. The following criteria must be met in order to be eligible for admission to student teaching:

  1. Candidate must be admitted to the TEP.
  2. All coursework must be completed.
  3. All required early field experiences must be successfully completed.
  4. The following GPAs must be attained:
    • An overall 2.75 in all coursework taken
    • An overall 2.00 in General Studies
    • An overall 2.75 in professional education with a grade of “C” or better
    • The required GPA in the content specialization.
  5. Passing scores on PRAXIS II: Subject Assessments and Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) must be attained. Written verification from ETS must be on file with the Coordinator of Clinical Experiences prior to the deadline for eligibility to student teach. The eligibility deadline is the last day of the semester prior to the semester of student teaching.