Teacher candidates enrolled in this capstone experience will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with children of diverse ages, diverse abilities, and from diverse family systems during this full-time supervised practicum experience. For two hundred (200) clock hours, students will observe and participate under the supervision of a qualified professional. In the one-hour seminar that accompanies the practicum, teacher candidates will analyze and evaluate field experiences, including supervised experience in working with parents, and supervised experience in working with interdisciplinary teams of professionals. Teacher candidates will review their philosophical positions in light of management knowledge and skills in working with staff, parents, and children. Course fee required.
Offered Spring, Summer for 3 Semester hours.