Most students completing this program do so in their own classroom. If you are not currently teaching in a classroom, you may need to work with a host teacher to complete your practicum activities as a guest in their classroom. The host teacher (HT) is the cooperating teacher in the school who has invited you to participate in his or her classroom. He or she is an experienced teacher and has, in most instances, experience mentoring candidates like you. You should remember that you are a guest in the HT’s classroom and school and should always behave accordingly.
The following is a list of the kinds of items you should consider as you enter your assigned school(s). Always consult with your school for its specific policies or if you have questions: