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Field Placement Services

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Field Placement Services
Golisano 225
585-389-2959

Donna Orioli, Director
dorioli8@naz.edu

Sheryl Adams, Coordinator
sadams2@naz.edu

Alicia Collins, Coordinator of Data Management
acolli63@naz.edu

Teresa Riekstins, Secretary
triekst8@naz.edu

Applications Due

Student Teaching/Practicum
Spring 2015: April 25, 2014
Fall 2014: November 15, 2013

Practicum
Summer 2014: November 15, 2013

Students enrolled in teacher education programs at Nazareth College have multiple opportunities for fieldwork in a range of settings, working with a variety of learners. Field Placement Services staff coordinate the placements for fieldwork, practica, and student teaching.

Field Placements

Field Placement Services is responsible for securing placements for 1,000 students each semester. The primary purpose of fieldwork is to connect the theory and strategies learned in the Nazareth classrooms to real world applications in public schools.

Student Teaching/Practicum

Student teaching/practicum requirements differ across programs. Review the application requirements for your program carefully. Note: Applications require a resume in the preferred student teaching format. For help with your resume visit Career Services.

ALL students should review:

Student Teaching/Practicum Applications

Undergraduate  Student Teaching

Graduate  Student Teaching/Practicum

Graduate Inclusive Early Childhood
(Birth-Grade 2) Programs

Graduate Inclusive Childhood
(Grades 1-6) Programs

Graduate Inclusive Adolescence
(Grades 7-12) Programs

Graduate TESOL Programs

Practicum Information – Graduate Only

Graduate Inclusive Early Childhood, Childhood, Adolescence
3-credit practicum is designed to provide and document your experience working with students with disabilities at a developmental level and/or certification area different than your initial certification. It thus provides a focused opportunity for using a different “lens,” a way to experience the multiple facets of being an inclusive educator.

Graduate TESOL
3-credit practicum is designed to provide and document your experience working with ELL students. It thus provides a focused opportunity for using a different “lens,” a way to experience the multiple facets of being an ESOL educator.

Sponsor Teacher/Cooperating Teacher Information

Thank you for agreeing to welcome a student in your classroom. Please contact us regarding any questions or concerns you may have. Professionalism is of utmost importance to our office and we would appreciate notification should your student fail to meet your professional expectations.

 

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