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"On my journey to becoming a teacher I hope to inspire students to empower themselves, take a step forward and change the world in which we live."

-Written by a graduating senior

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND DEADLINES

STUDENT TEACHING, INTENT TO STUDENT TEACH/PRACTICUM APPLICATIONS

Please be aware that our Combined Student Teaching/Intent to Student Teach/Practicum application is available in the Office of Clinical Practice (OCP – North Academic Center, Room 6/207A). You can email Noris Rodriguez at nrodriguez1@ccny.cuny.edu or Denise Olivares at dolivares@ccny.cuny.edu for an application.

COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION

All applicants must meet with their respective Program Advisor in order to complete the application before submitting it to the OCP. The deadlines for submission to the OCP are April 15 (fall application) or November 15 (spring application).

SCHEDULING YOUR MEETING WITH THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFE - DR. BRUCE BILLIG

After you submitted your completed application to the OCP, please schedule a meeting with Dr. Billig before May 15 (fall) or December 15 (spring). This meeting is extremely important because you will have an opportunity to have your questions and/or concerns addressed. Meetings with Dr. Billig are via phone. Please email your cell phone number and the best times to call you to Dr. Billig at bbillig@ccny.cuny.edu .

WE STRONGLY SUGGEST THAT YOU SCHEDULE YOUR MEETING WITH DR. BILLIG AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE "LAST MINUTE".

DEADLINES

Make certain that you have satisfied all application conditions: course grades, required number of fieldwork hours, passed one of the required NYSED tests (if applicable), approval from your Program Advisor and meet with Dr. Billig. If you miss deadlines, you may need to postpone your Student Teaching/Practicum until the following semester.

OTHER DATES TO REMEMBER

You are required to attend our Student Teaching Orientation Workshop prior to the beginning of each semester. The dates and times will be emailed to you. This workshop may be via Zoom or in-person. During the orientation workshop you will receive a calendar which will include the first and last day of Student Teaching as well as the Friday workshops.

Before student teaching, you will meet with your cooperating teacher at your school site.

For further information, please call the Office of Clinical Practice (OCP) at 212-650-6915. For Student Teaching information, please email Noris Rodriguez, our Student Teacher Manager, at nrodriguez1@ccny.cuny.edu . For Fieldwork information, please email Denise Olivares at dolivares@ccny.cuny.edu . For questions for the Director of the Office of Clinical Practice, Dr. Bruce Billig, please email him at bbillig@ccny.cuny.edu .

Last Updated: 05/19/2022 11:00