A supervised student teaching experience in which theory is applied to direct practice in the field. The experience allows the candidate to engage in curriculum development, implement curriculum-based assessment, engage in various instructional and classroom management strategies, develop materials based on assessed learner needs, use technology to enhance learner comprehension of concepts and evaluate learner outcomes under the supervision of a New York State-certified special education teacher and College faculty. The candidate is responsible for developing and implementing a service learning project during the student teaching experience as part of the unit plan requirement. Student teaching placement is aligned with the level reflected in the candidate's certification program. Application must be made by February 1 for the Summer and Fall semesters; by October 1 of the preceding Fall semester for a Spring student teaching placements. Prerequisites for Master’s candidates: good standing in the School of Education; completion of SED 506, core courses, two advanced pedagogy courses, one literacy course, and all workshops; grade of B or better in all required course work, fingerprint clearance. Prerequisites for certification only candidates: SED 501, SED 512, SED assessment course, SED curriculum course, all with grade of B or better, workshops and fingerprint clearance. Must register for SED 505 concurrently. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Application required Students must also register for SED 505-X1