Field Placement Important Dates

Important Dates Fall 2017 Students Teachers

January 2ndStudent Teaching Start in Field – Based on individual District Start-up. Individual Schools
January 16thStudents Back on Campus/Class Begins
Tue, Jan 23rd 4–6 p.m.Student Teaching Seminar – See Syllabus for DatesMalouf 127
February 2ndMethods Student Placement MeetingHWAC* Malouf 112
Wed, Feb 7th 9:00–11:30 a.m.Mentor Teacher Meeting on Campus
  • Mentors meet with Director to review student progress and prepare for evaluation.
  • Funding is available for mentors to attend the meeting on campus and student teacher can cover classrooms.*
HWAC Special Events Room
February 9th or 16thSix (6) Week Student Teaching Placement Ends and Evaluation is due
Twelve Week Students Midterm Evaluations Due
Alumni House
February 12th or 19thTen (10) Week Student Teaching Placement Begins
Friday, February 23rdGraduation application due for December 2018
February 27thPrincipal’s Panel – 4:00 – 6:00 pmMalouf 127
March 5–9District On-Campus InterviewsCareer Center
March 12–18*Westminster Semester Break - Student Teachers remain in the field
March 19th or 26thTen (10) Week Midterm Evaluation Due
Friday, March 23rdTwelve (12) Week Student Teaching Placement Ends
Friday, April 20thDual License Student Teaching Placement Ends
Tuesday, April 24th, 4–6 p.m.Final PresentationsHWAC special events room
Tuesday, April 28th–May 5thTravel Seminar in MexicoMexico
May 1stGraduate Research Fair (MED, MACL, MPH, MSN Student Projects)The Draw
May 11th 5:30 & 6pmSOE Graduated Hooding CeremonyJewett Center

*Westminster College fall break is scheduled for March 12–18. 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

February 26–Mar 2ndStudent teaching interviewsMalouf 101 (Jodi’s office)
Monday, March 5th, 4:30 p.m.Student teaching applications dueMalouf 101 (Jodi’s office)
March 6–9thProgram directors approve student teaching applicants
March 16thStudent teaching approval letters sent to students
April 1stDeadline to pass PRAXIS for Fall 2018 Student Teaching
Thursday, April 26th, 4–5:30 p.m.Spring 2018 new student teacher/mentor meetingHWAC special events room

Short List for Campus Meetings/Events Fall 2017

Friday, February 2nd, noon–1 p.m.Methods placement meeting (40 + attendees)HWAC special events room
Wednesday, February 7th, 9–11:30 a.m.Mentor teaching meeting (35 guests)HWAC special events room
Tuesday, April 24th, 4–6 p.m.Portfolio Presentations  - 12 High Boys (22 students +40 guests)HWAC special events room
Thursday, Apr 26th, 4–6 p.m.Spring 2017 New  Student Teacher/Mentor Meeting  (50-60 guests)HWAC special events room