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Prerequisite: Matriculation into the MEd Elementary Education program
(Initial License); a passing score in all state licensure exams required
for elementary teachers prior to enrolling in this course; employment
in a host elementary school as the classroom teacher of record; completion
of all School of Education and Allied Studies and departmental requirements;
application to the department; approval by the Department of Elementary
and Early Childhood Education as well as the site of employment and the
This is an employment-based practicum where the candidate is employed as the official teacher of record for the elementary classroom and will be in the role of the elementary classroom teacher. During this practicum, the candidate will gain experience and refine his/her skills as an elementary classroom teacher. Candidates will have a qualified, on-site mentor and will be supervised by the college. The candidate must demonstrate his/her competencies for initial teaching licensure and complete documentation requirements.