COURSE: 54-484 SPED/ELED Student Teaching (Candidates complete 8 weeks in an elementary site and 8 weeks in a secondary special education site) (9)
This course is designed for candidates seeking the Type 10 and Type 03 certification with total involvement in the participating school system.  Progress in developing teaching skills is observed carefully and supervised by the cooperating teachers and the University supervisor.  Assignment is made at the regular education elementary level for eight weeks (K-6) and at the special education middle school or secondary level for eight weeks (7-12).  This course meets the advanced writing requirement.  Attendance at student teaching seminars is required.  Evidence of successful completion of the appropriate State of Illinois tests in the content area must be received in the College of Education at least 30 days prior to the beginning of the student teaching semester in order to be allowed to student teach. Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA; Admission to student teaching; all required methods and field experience course work completed; and a negative TB test on file. Offered: Every semester.