75-hours of formal experience(s) working with children/youth (birth -12th grade) in organized/structured setting(s) prior to TEP admission. Hours must be completed outside of clinical experiences associated with education coursework. Diverse experiences are preferred within an instructional setting. Appropriate experiences might include: Scouts, 4-H, Energy Express, tutoring in afterschool or summer programs, camp counselors, coaching, library read-aloud, art/music/theatre programs, involvement at a daycare center, etc. Hours must be documented through signed letters on official letterhead from teachers, supervisors or leaders. This documentation must provide a description of what the hours involved, the dates and/or timeframe in which the hours were completed, and the total number of hours completed. All documentation must be included in the candidate’s TEP Portfolio. The 75 hours should be from within the last 3 years. Private tutoring, babysitting and clerical style work will not towards these hours.