ECE 2219 Practicum/Student Teaching

This course is designed to provide the student with an opportunity to participate as a student teacher in at least one early childhood settings/program. The student will apply previous learned theory and implement prior learning by utilizing the skills and techniques they have gained. The student will engage in every phase of the program working 225 hours in on the job experience under the direction of qualified supervising teachers. Students will be placed in one diverse setting serving young children and families. Students will complete learning plans, units, and other required assignments throughout their practicum/student teacher placement. Individual conferences, reports, projects, portfolio, and seminar sessions are also required integral parts of this course. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required before enrollment in this course.