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Field Experience Handbook Advanced Programs (AP)

This Field Experience Handbook primarily addresses WGU candidates in advanced programs and their assigned clinical supervisors (CS) or supervising administrators (identified as clinical supervisors by WGU) who are so vital to candidate success during the practicum component of their programs.

 

The purpose of this handbook is to provide information to the advanced program candidate and clinical supervisor regarding the field experiences process, procedures, policies, requirements, roles, and responsibilities. The advanced programs addressed in this handbook are:

 

Master of Science, Special Education (MSSP)

Master of Arts, English Language Learning (MAELL)

Endorsement Preparation, English Language Learning (ENDELL)

Master of Science, Educational Leadership (MSEDL)

Endorsement Preparation, Educational Leadership (ENDEDL)

Master of Arts, Math Education (MAME)

Masters of Arts, Science Education (MASE)

 

Chapter 1:  Introduction 

Teachers College Vision, Mission, & Philosophy

Proficiencies, Ethics, Dispositions and Professional Practice

Support & Resources for the Practicum

Placement Assistance for Advanced Programs

AP: Advanced Programs: Placement Restrictions

AP: Program Fees

 

Chapter 2:  Candidate Responsibilities for the Practicum

AP: Professional Behavior Expectations

Adherence to School Rules and Policies

Culturally Competent Practitioner

Teachers College Code of Ethics, Professional Behaviors & Dispositions (The Code)

Licensure & Certification

 

Chapter 3:  Failure or Termination of the Practicum

AP: Failure to Follow Standards of Professionalism

AP: Behaviors That Can Result in Termination of the Practicum

Posting of Grades

AP: Removal or Withdrawal from the Practicum

AP: Removal from the Practicum: After Intervention

AP: Removal from the Practicum: Administrative Withdrawal

AP: Self-Withdrawal from the Practicum: Not Approved

AP: Withdrawal from the Practicum: Approved

AP: Appeal Process After Failing the Practicum

AP: Appeal Process After an Approved Withdrawal

AP: Appeal Process After Not Completing Practicum in Approved Term

 

Chapter 4:  Master of Science Special Education (MSSP) Candidates

MSSP Introduction

MSSP Application Process & Clinical Supervisor Qualifications

AP: Mentor Evaluation of Professional Behaviors and Dispositions

FERPA Form for Teachers College Field Experiences

General Background Clearance Information

School District Background Clearance

Liability Insurance

MSSP Practicum

AP: Meeting Host Teacher Expectations (if applicable)

AP: Lesson Plans (if applicable)

AP: Your Clinical Supervisor (CS)

AP: Teacher Work Sample (TWS)

MSSP Practicum Completion

MSSP Observations & Final Evaluation

 

Chapter 5: Master of Arts English Language Learning (MAELL) & Endorsement (ENDELL) Candidates

ELL Introduction

ELL Application Process & Clinical Supervisor Qualifications

AP: Mentor Evaluation of Professional Behaviors and Dispositions

FERPA Form for Teachers College Field Experiences

General Background Clearance Information

School District Background Clearance

Liability Insurance

ELL Practicum

AP: Meeting Host Teacher (HT) Expectations (if applicable)

AP: Lesson Plans (if applicable)

AP: Your Clinical Supervisor (CS)

AP: Teacher Work Sample (TWS)

ELL Practicum Completion

ELL Pre-Practicum Conference, Observations & Final Evaluation

 

Chapter 6:  Master of Science Educational Leadership (MSEDL) & Endorsement (ENDEDL) Candidates

EDL Introduction

EDL Application Process & Clinical Supervisor (CS) Qualifications

AP: Mentor Evaluation of Professional Behaviors and Dispositions

FERPA Form for Teachers College Field Experiences

General Background Clearance Information

School District Background Clearance

Liability Insurance

EDL Practicum

AP: Your Clinical Supervisor (CS)

EDL Practicum Completion

EDL Observations, Midterm & Final Evaluation

 

Chapter 7:  Master of Arts Math or Science Education (MAME/MASE) Candidates

MAME/MASE Introduction

MAME/MASE Field Application Process for the TWS or Capstone

AP: Mentor Evaluation of Professional Behaviors and Dispositions

FERPA Form for Teachers College Field Experiences

General Background Clearance Information

School District Background Clearance

Liability Insurance

AP: Teacher Work Sample (TWS)

 

Chapter 8:  Advanced Programs (AP) Clinical Supervisor

AP: Clinical Supervisor Responsibilities

AP: Clinical Supervisor (CS) Orientation

AP: Introductory First Meeting

AP: Performance/Behavior Concerns & Intervention Plans

AP: Clinical Supervisor (CS) Student-Specific Links and Submission of Forms

AP: Clinical Supervisor (CS) Help

 

 

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