Feb 22, 2024
Candidates following this path will complete all coursework before beginning their culminating experience as student teachers. Candidates must successfully pass all components of the CBEST for formal admission in the 2042 credential. The School of Education will facilitate candidate’s placement as student teachers. Placements must be completed in the subject or grade level that is authorized by the credential.
Candidates will complete these courses with a grade of “B” (3.0) or better prior to enrolling in EDCE 5976, TPA 3, and TPA 4:
Student Teaching Requirements
1. Complete the following three courses with a grade of “B” (3.0) or better prior to enrolling in student teaching:
Bilingual Authorization - Spanish or Mandarin:
Bilingual Authorization - Spanish
Bilingual Authorization - Mandarin
2. Teaching Performance Assessments:
3. Health Education for Educators:
Candidates may satisfy the Health Education requirement in one of the following ways:
- Successful completion of EDES 8000.
- Successful completion of a 2042 approved course through another institution. It is recommended that the candidate obtain approval from the School of Education Credential Office prior to taking class. Official transcripts must be submitted as evidence of course completion.
4. Professional Advising:
Schedule an appointment with the Bilingual/Bicultural Program Director.
5. CSET Score Report:
Original score report verifying 100% successful completion of all sections of the Multiple Subjects CSET.
6. Disposition Rubric:
Candidates are expected to uphold both academic and non-academic standards embraced by the School of Education. Non-academic factors include behaviors, dispositions, and attitudes that educators must positively develop. The Disposition Rubric will be used to assess the professional dispositions of our candidates.
7. The following coursework fulfills the requirement of the Master of Arts Degree:
8. Fieldwork Application:
Candidates must complete the fieldwork application and violation affidavit with the Academic Advisor.
9. CSET, LOTE, Test 3:
Bilingual Authorization candidates must pass Test 3 (Spanish or Mandarin language) of the Bilingual Authorization exam prior to enrolling in student teaching. Candidates who are completing or have completed a degree with a Spanish or Chinese major are exempt from this requirement.
Culminating Fieldwork Requirements
The candidate must schedule an exit interview with the Bilingual Education Program Director. The exit interview must be completed prior to submitting an application for a credential and Master of Arts degree.
Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA)
After completing EDES 6202 Teaching Reading for Today’s Learners, candidates are required to take, pass, and submit an original score report for the RICA to the School of Education prior to the completion of their student teaching.
Application for Credential
When all requirements have been completed, candidates must complete an application for a preliminary teaching credential (additional fee required, see SOE website for more information).
Application for Master of Arts Degree
Candidates must complete an application for a Master of Arts degree with the Office of the Registrar the semester prior to the completion of degree requirements.