This course is a culminating field experience required of all candidates in the Early Childhood Education/Special Education: Birth-Grade 2 program. Candidates will be placed with both a special education teacher and a general education teacher in PreK or Kindergarten setting and grade 1 or 2 setting during the semester in two of the following three options for a minimum of 7 weeks in each setting: inclusive education, special education, general education. The candidate will observe, participate, teach, and assume responsibility within the classroom, under the guidance of the cooperating teachers and College personnel. Prerequisites: SEE 106, EPY 245, SED 146, EDU 252, ECE 230, ECE 231, SEE 328, SEE 260, SED 340, SEE 350, SEE 360, ECE 385, CSD 235; all required field experiences; a substance abuse workshop; HIV/AIDS, communicable diseases, and safety workshop; the child abuse and abduction workshop; the violence prevention workshop; and final approval of the application by the program faculty. Students must register for SEE 481 and SEE 482 concurrently. Applicants for student teaching must attend an application meeting early in the semester prior to the student teaching semester. Applications for student teaching must be submitted by February 1 for a Fall semester placement and by October 1 for a Spring semester placement. Fall, Spring.
Application required Must register for SEE 481 and SEE 482 concurrently