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Clinical Placement Procedures

Clinical Placement Procedures

Teacher candidates will have the opportunity to complete clinical experiences in a school close to Richmond or their extended campus locations. Extended campus locations for Eastern Kentucky University include: Danville area; Somerset area; Manchester area and Corbin area. For Clinical 3 and 4, candidates may also select from Fayette County; Clark County; Jessamine County; Scott; Woodford County; Rockcastle, Garrard, Lincoln etc. A list of potential partner districts will be provided to candidates prior to the beginning of each semester through the survey called clinical placement survey.

CED 100 (& CED 150 for transfer students) Introduction to the Education Profession

  • Link to CED 100/CED 150 Survey: (link)
  • Guided walkthroughs (4 hours) will be scheduled through the clinical educators at Model Laboratory School unless candidate has selected an extended campus location through the clinical placement survey.

School and/or instructor for EDF 203 or EDF 310. Students will be required to participate in an additional 6 clinical hours beyond the 4 guided walkthrough hours.

  • Locations for guided walkthrough experiences will be provided at the following locations:
    • Danville Area
    • Somerset Area
    • Corbin/Manchester area
    • Richmond campus (Model Laboratory School)
  • Clinical Educators and/or Hub instructor will guide the walkthroughs
  • Required orientation with clinical educator

CED 200 Understanding the Learner

  • Link to CED 200 Survey to select location for CED 200 clinical field work
  • Clinical Field Hours: 10 in classroom; minimum of 2 must be after school event (Family Math Night; Fall Festival; etc.)
  • Placement Coordinators will place all teacher candidates in preferred location
  • Locations for CED 200 will be announced in survey (link to survey here)
  • Must attend orientation to CED 200 first three days of scheduled classes
  • Candidates must schedule time for the 10 plus hours of clinical experiences plus the after school event required
  • Clinical Educators will supervise candidates
  • Scheduling Clinical Hours
  • Adhering to professional code of ethics
  • Classroom protocols
  • Scoring CED 200 Final Scoring Rubric (link to rubric here)
  • Assigning a grade from A to F. Must earn a B or above to continue in clinicals.

CED 300 Curriculum and Instructional Design

  • Link to CED 300 survey to select location for CED 300 clinical field work
  • Clinical Field Hours: Minimum of 50
  • Candidate must schedule clinicals for 3 to 4 hours each week minimum (must work around other classes, work and extracurricular activities)
  • Placement coordinators will place all teacher candidates in preferred location based on survey results
  • Locations for CED 300 will be announced in survey (link here)
  • Must attend orientation to CED 300(first three days of scheduled classes)
  • Clinical Educators will supervise candidates
  • Scheduling clinical hours and adhering to proposed schedule
  • Adhering to professional code of ethics
  • Expectations of Clinical 3
  • Co-teaching and getting to know students
  • Assisting teacher in classroom; tutoring students; actively engaged in classroom activities
  • Understanding Kentucky Core Academic Standards/IECE/CTE/Enduring Skills
  • Writing lesson plans and submitting to Clinical Educators AND Cooperating Clinical Teacher prior to teaching
  • Formative feedback on lesson plans and lessons taught
  • Mentoring for professional growth
  • Observing minimum of 3 lessons (two by Clinical Educator and one by Cooperating Teacher)
  • Evidence of technology use by teacher candidate and student use of technology
  • Scoring Final Scoring Rubric (link to final rubric here)
  • Assigning a grade from A to F (must earn a B or above to continue in clinicals)

CED 400 Diagnosis and Prescription

  • Link to CED 400 survey to select location for CED 300 clinical field work
  • Clinical Field Hours: Minimum of 50
  • Candidate must schedule clinicals for 3 to 4 hours each week minimum (must work around other classes, work and extracurricular activities)
  • Placement coordinators will place all teacher candidates in preferred location based on survey results
  • Locations for CED 400 will be announced in survey (link here)
  • Must attend orientation to CED 400(first three days of scheduled classes)
  • Clinical Educators will supervise candidates
  • Scheduling clinical hours and adhering to proposed schedule
  • Adhering to professional code of ethics
  • Expectations of Clinical 4
  • Co-teaching and getting to know students
  • Assisting teacher in classroom; tutoring students; actively engaged in classroom activities
  • Understanding Kentucky Core Academic Standards/IECE/CTE/Enduring Skills
  • Writing lesson plans and submitting to Clinical Educators AND Cooperating Clinical Teacher prior to teaching
  • Formative feedback on lesson plans and lessons taught
  • Mentoring for professional growth
  • Observing minimum of 3 lessons (two by Clinical Educator and one by Cooperating Teacher)
  • Complete Student Improvement Plan for Academics and Behavior (turn in to hub course instructors)
  • Evidence of technology use by teacher candidate and student use of technology
  • Scoring Final Scoring Rubric (link to final rubric here)
  • Assigning a grade from A to F (must earn a B or above to continue in clinicals)

CED 450 Residency I: Practicing Teaching

  • Clinical Field Hours: Minimum of 80
  • Schedules of clinical field placement determined by hub instructors in Methods course
  • Secondary and P-12 candidates must work closely with hub instructor for preferred time in classroom
  • Recommended to include full day(s) in schedule for clinical field work so optimal experience results from sustained classroom experiences.
  • Placement coordinators will place all teacher candidates in preferred location based on methods instructor directions
  • Locations for CED 450 will be announced in survey by methods instructors
  • Clinical Educators will supervise candidates
  • Scheduling clinical hours and adhering to proposed schedule
  • Adhering to professional code of ethics
  • Expectations of Clinical 5
  • Co-teaching and getting to know students
  • Assisting teacher in classroom; tutoring students; actively engaged in classroom activities
  • Understanding Kentucky Core Academic Standards/IECE/CTE/Enduring Skills
  • Writing lesson plans and submitting to Clinical Educators AND Cooperating Clinical Teacher prior to teaching
  • Formative feedback on lesson plans and lessons taught
  • Mentoring for professional growth plan
  • Complete Professional Growth Plan and Unit
  • Complete Student Improvement Plan (assess, diagnose and prescribe) individual learning plan
  • Observing minimum of 3 lessons (two by Clinical Educator and one by Cooperating Teacher)
  • Evidence of teacher candidate use of technology and student use of technology
  • Scoring Final Scoring Rubric (link to final rubric here)
  • Assigning a grade from A to F (must earn a B or above to move to Residency II, Professional Semester/Student Teaching)
  • Candidates are expected to follow the specific directives of their cooperating teachers and clinical educators. Failure to perform in a professional manner in accordance with school and university expectations can result in removal from clinical placement, development of
    professional improvement plan and/or course failure.

CED 499: Residency II: Professional Semester (Student Teaching)

  • The Professional Semester is a full minimum of 70 days in classroom.
  • All teacher candidates must attend Boot Camp
  • All teacher candidates must attend their school placements on a daily basis
  • Must attend all faculty meetings and after school events
  • Must be prepared to teach on a daily basis
  • Lesson plans for daily instruction must be kept in an organized system for review by Cooperating Teacher, University Supervisor
  • Professional Semester placements finalized by Clinical Experiences Office (based on application and recommendation by instructors)
  • University Supervisors will supervise student teachers (link to responsibilities of University Supervisors)
  • Cooperating Teachers will provide weekly feedback and mentoring to student teacher (link to responsibilities of Cooperating Teacher)
  • Adhering to professional code of ethics
  • Expectations of Clinical 6
  • Co-teaching and getting to know students
  • Actively engaged in classroom activities
  • Understanding Kentucky Core Academic Standards/IECE/CTE/Enduring Skills
  • Writing lesson plans and submitting to Cooperating Teacher prior to teaching
  • Formative feedback on lesson plans and lessons taught
  • Mentoring for professional growth plan
  • Complete Professional Growth Plan
  • Write a minimum of two units and teach both. Select one for submitting to Taskstream
  • Complete Student Improvement Plan (assess, diagnose and prescribe) individual learning plan
  • University Supervisor will formally observe a minimum of four classroom observations
  • Evidence of teacher candidate use of technology and student use of technology
  • Scoring Final Scoring Rubric (link to final rubric here)
  • Assigning a grade from A to F
  • Candidates are expected to follow the specific directives of their cooperating teachers and university supervisors. Failure to perform in a professional manner in accordance with school and university expectations can result in removal from clinical placement, development
    of a professional improvement plan and/or course failure.

 

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