Field Experience Important Dates

Fall 2018 Important Dates for Student Teachers

Students and mentors are required to participate in all these events.

August 13 or 16Student teaching starts in the field, based on individual district start-upIndividual schools
August 22Students back on campus/class begins
August 28, 4—6 PMStudent teaching seminar; see syllabus for datesTBD
September 7Methods student placement meetingHWAC Special Events Room
September 13, 2—3 PMMentor teacher meeting on campus
  • Mentors meet with director to review student progress and prepare for evaluation.
  • Student teachers are approved by the state to sub in your classrooms for this meeting.
Alumni House
September 2110-week student teaching midterm evaluation is due
September 2812-week student midterm evaluation is due
October 22—26Westminster semester break; student teachers remain in the field and follow the fall break schedules for their assigned schools
October 2310-week placement ends; final evaluations due
October 246-week placement begins
November 712-week placement ends; final evaluations due
November 146-week placement midterm due
November 21—25Thanksgiving holiday break
November 26—30Tentative district interview datesCareer Center
December 56-week student teaching placement ends; final evaluations due
December 11, 4—6 PMFinal presentationsHWAC Special Events Room
December 14Last day of course work

Spring 2019 Important Dates for Student Teachers

September 17—20Student teaching interviewsMalouf 101 (Jodi’s office)
October 1, 4:30 PMStudent teaching applications dueMalouf 101 (Jodi’s office)
October 2-17Program directors approve student teaching applicants
October 18Student teaching approval letters sent to students
December 1Deadline to pass PRAXIS for Fall 2018 student teaching
December 6, 4—5:30 PMSpring 2019 new student teacher/mentor meetingHWAC Special Events Room