Student Teaching

**CLEARANCE Deadline for Fall 2022 Student Teaching: January 3, 2022**

*All clearances must be dated on or after December 11, 2021. Please go to the clearance webpage for more details on submitting a completed clearance packet.

 **CLEARANCE Deadline for Spring 2023 Student Teaching: July 1, 2022**

*All clearances must be dated on or after May 6, 2022. Please go to the clearance webpage for more details on submitting a completed clearance packet.

 

Sign-up One year in advance!

The Fall 2023 Student Teaching Sign-Up form is now available:  Fall 2023 Student Teaching Sign-Up Form

Questions?  Contact Field Services at field.services@millersville.edu

ALL students (including PDS students) must submit the Student Teaching Sign-Up one year in advance of the anticipated student teaching semester. 

Students planning to student teach at a later time should not complete this form.

Next - FALL SEMESTER Student Teacher November 30 (year before)
Next - SPRING SEMESTER Student Teacher April 30 (year before) 

More information is included in the below sections.

 

A mandatory First Day Meeting is always the Friday before your first day of student teaching. Please mark this day on your calendar.

 

Criteria for student teaching

  1. Grade point average of 3.0 at the time of student teaching.  Effective Spring 2010, a GPA below 3.0 and above 2.8 will be accepted; however, higher scores on the content area certification examination(s) will be required in order to meet final Certification requirements in PA.  Please see the Certification Office for a list of Certification testing scores with the GPA deviation.
  2. Must have full APS status.
  3. Satisfactory professional behaviors record.
  4. Evidence of having current liability insurance. Information will be available on the student teaching D2L site, once it becomes "active."
  5. Satisfactory (no record exists) clearances on file within the Department of Field Services.  Clearances include:
    • Act 34 - Criminal Record Check 
    • Act 114 - FBI Clearance (fingerprint check)
    • Act 151 - Child Abuse History Clearance
    • A negative TB test  

Students interested in student teaching abroad should contact the Office of International Programs and Services (IPS) for more information.

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Revised 5/2022