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Curriculum and Instruction: Student Teaching Information

To be eligible for New York State certification, all candidates registered in a teacher education program are required to student teach and/or complete an internship under a college supervisor who works cooperatively with a cooperating teacher to assist candidates in developing the needed teaching skills, knowledge, and dispositions.

Application process:

The student teaching application will become available on the dates listed below in TK20.

Application availableApplication deadline
Anticipating student teaching fall 2016Nov. 1Feb. 14
Anticipating student teaching spring 2017May 6Sept. 12

Orientation:

Student Teaching Orientation is mandatory for all student teaching candidates. Candidates should read and be familiar with the student teaching handbook prior to orientation.

Quarter 1 Orientation and EDU 430 first class meeting Fall 2016
Thursday, Sept. 1, and Friday, Sept. 2, 2016
8:45 am  to 3:00 pm (Thursday) and 8:15 am to 12:30 pm (Friday)
Sheldon Hall Ballroom

Quarter 2 Orientation and EDU 430 second class meeting Fall 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016
8:45 am - 3 pm
Sheldon Hall Ballroom

Quarter 3 Orientation and EDU 430 and EDU530 first class meeting Spring 2016
Thursday, Jan. 19, and Friday, Jan. 20, 2017
8:45 am to 3:00 pm (Thursday) and 8:30 am to 12:30 pm (Friday)
Location: TBA

Quarter 4 Orientation and EDU 430 EDU 530 first class meeting Spring 2017
March 17, 2017
8:45 am to 3:00 pm
Location: TBA

2016-2017 academic year dates for student teaching:

  • Quarter 1 : Sept. 6 - Oct. 20, 2016
  • Quarter 2 : Oct. 24 - Dec. 15, 2016
  • Quarter 3 : Jan. 23 - March 16, 2017
  • Quarter 4 : March 20 - May 111, 2017

Note: Student teaching candidates follow the vacation/holiday schedule of the district they are student teaching in, not the SUNY Oswego vacation/holiday schedule.

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