Office of Clinical Practice
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If you have any questions concerning fieldwork experiences or student teaching, please read the FAQs and/or the Handbooks.
For further information, please call the Office of Clinical Practice (OCP) at 212-650-6915 or email us at email@example.com.
Announcements and Deadlines
TEACHING, PRACTICUM AND SUPERVISED TEACHING APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING 2016
Please be aware that our Student Teaching, Practicum and Supervised Teaching applications for the SPRING 2016 semester will be available in the Office of Clinical Practice (OCP –NAC 6/207A) as of Wednesday, September 16, 2015. [Note: Childhood Education, Bilingual Childhood Education (Undergrad), Early Childhood Ed at CWE, Early Childhood Ed Graduate Program and Educational Theatre have a different application process. Please speak with the OCP staff for the specifics.]
COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATIONAll applicants must meet with their respective Program Advisor in order to complete the Student Teaching, Practicum and Supervised Teaching application before bringing it to the OCP. The application includes an autobiographical essay/reflective paper that must be typed, three to five pages in length, double spaced, one-sided, Times New Roman and a font of 12. You must submit your completed application to the OCP no later than November 6, 2015. Make certain that you schedule your interview with Dr. Bruce M. Billig, the Director of the Office of Clinical Practice, after submitting your completed application. Interviews with Dr. Billig will be conducted from September 16, 2015 through December 11, 2015. Please schedule your interview as soon as possible.
SCHEDULING YOUR INTERVIEW WITH THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFEWhen you submit your completed application to the OCP, please schedule an interview with Dr. Billig. This interview is extremely important in order for your application to be approved. WE STRONGLY SUGGEST THAT YOU SCHEDULE YOUR INTERVIEW WITH DR. BILLIG IN SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, OR NOVEMBER. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE "LAST MINUTE".
FINAL DEADLINEMake certain that you have satisfied all application conditions (e.g., course grades, required number of fieldwork hours, pass a required test, approval from your Program Advisor and interview with Dr. Billig prior to December 11, 2015. [Note: If you miss this deadline, you may need to postpone your Student Teaching/Practicum until the Fall 2016 semester.]
OTHER DATES TO REMEMBERYou are required to attend our Student Teaching Orientation Workshop for the Spring 2016 semester in late January, 2016 (date TBA) in NAC 4/220 B from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Please be available on (date TBA) to meet with your cooperating teacher at your school site. The first day of Student Teaching is in February (TBA). Student teaching ends in May (TBA). Contact the OCP (NAC 6/207A) if you have any questions (212-650-6915 or firstname.lastname@example.org).