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Clinical VI

Clinical VI: CED 499 Residency II: The Professional Semester (Student Teaching)

Full Semester School-Based Clinical

During the professional semester, the Teacher Candidate is expected to demonstrate the dispositions and expertise of a polished professional educator. The Teacher Candidate is expected to independently demonstrate and integrate all prior concepts from Clinicals I to VI. The Teacher Candidate will attend all school functions, attend all faculty meetings and adhere to the calendar of the school/district assigned for the professional semester.

Observation Rubric for CED 499

Teacher Candidate Protocol for CED 499


  • Successful completion and demonstration of knowledge and skill sets of Clinical V
  • Successful completion of all required course work
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75

Admission Documents:

  • Approval of Student Teaching Application
  • General Medical & TB Risk Assessment
  • IdentoGO Background Checks
  • Central Registry Check (CAN)
  • Purchase of Liability Insurance
  • KET “Promoting Positive Behavior” Certificate
  • Proof of 120 clinical hours in KFETS with 200 hours at the conclusion of CED 450
  • Registration and completion of PRAXIS Content Exam(s) and Principles of Learning and Teaching Exam
  • Remind Registration

Professional Core Courses:

  • Literacy Course online (Secondary only)

Exit Requirements:

  • Completion of teaching experience
  • Completion of Performance Assessments with a passing grade
  • Student Teaching Exit Survey
  • Student Voice Survey

GATE 4: Exit from Professional Semester (Residency II)

The Polished Professional

  • Degree Completion and Diploma
  • Passing scores on all PRAXIS exams
  • CA-1 Application and Certification
  • If needed, work with Center for Career & Co-op to create/update resume and practice interview skills
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