Field Placement Important Dates

Important Dates Fall 2017 Students Teachers

August 14–18Student teaching start in field—Based on individual district start-up. Student teachers should plan to be in the schools on the first day of their mentor's contract.Individual Schools
August 21–25Student teaching full time experience begins in classrooms
Wednesday, August 23Classes beging on campus
Tuesday, August 29, 4–6 p.m.Student teaching seminar begins Student teaching seminar—weeklyMalouf 112
Friday, September 8Graduation applications due for May and August 2018
Wednesday, September 20, 9–11:30 a.m.Mentor teaching meeting on campusAlumni House
October 16–22*Westminster College fall break—student teachers remain in the field
Friday, October 27Ten (10) week student teaching placement ends
Monday, October 30Six (6) week student teaching placement begins
Friday, November 10Twelve (12) week student teaching placement ends
November 25–27Thanksgiving break
Thursday, December 7New student teacher and mentor teacher meetingHWAC special events room
Friday, December 15Six (6) week student teaching placement ends
Monday, Nov 27 - Friday, Dec 1District on-campus interviews—tentative datesCareer Center
Tuesday, December 12, 4–6 p.m.Final PresentationsHWAC special events room

*Westminster College fall break is scheduled for October 16–22. Student Teaching will continue during this period. Student Teachers will follow the fall break schedules for their assigned schools. Attendance/participation is required for all events noted above.

Important Dates for Spring 2018 Student Teachers

September 25–29Student teaching interviews
Monday, October 2, 4:30 p.m.Student teaching applications due
October 4–7Program directors approve student teaching applicants
October 12Student teaching approval letters sent to students
October–DecemberContact schools to secure student teaching placements
Thursday, December 7, 4–5:30 p.m.Spring 2018 new student teacher/mentor meetingHWAC special events room

Short List for Campus Meetings/Events Fall 2017

Friday, September 15, noon–1 p.m.Methods placement meetingMalouf 201
Wednesday, September 20, 9–11:30 a.m.Mentor teaching meetingAlumni House
Thursday, December 7, 4–6 p.m.Spring 2017 new student teaching/mentor meetingHWAC special events room
Tuesday, December 12, 4–7 p.m.Portfolio presentationsHWAC special events room