Internship 2017-2018 School Year

INTERNSHIP

It's your first year of teaching and that calls for a celebration! Go grab a snack, get comfy, and enjoy a jolt of inspiration: If I Knew Then: A Letter to Me on My First Day of Teaching (3:46). 

 

And... check out these awesome websites featuring resources for classroom management and engaging lessons:

 

The following assignments are designed to support your understanding of teaching throughout the internship. Assignments will be assessed using a 3-point grading rubric.

 

PRIOR TO INTERNSHIP (SUMMER 2017)

 

FALL 2017 ASSIGNMENTS

  • Fall Class Schedule - emailed to your University Supervisor on or before the first Friday of semester

    • Include the day/time that you and your University Supervisor have designated for bi-weekly communication

  • Master Teacher Observation/Reflection - webform due on or before November 10

    • Select a teacher (from any discipline) who has a track record of excellence and observe his/her classroom instruction for a minimum 40 minutes; can be conducted during your conference/planning period.
  • Fall Professional Learning Artifact - webform due on or before December 1

 

 

SPRING 2018 ASSIGNMENTS

 

 

ONGOING: RECORD OF 35 HOURS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

May be obtained by participating in:

  • required Accelerate Online professional development activities
  • required school district/campus professional development activities, such as new teacher induction/orientation, campus staff development days, and/or
  • other professional trainings, conferences, etc. in which you are sent by the campus/district, and

Staff workdays may not be included. 

Professional Development Record must be maintained throughout the school year and submitted by the Intern prior to approval for standard certification.

 

 

ONGOING: UNIVERSITY SUPERVISOR OBSERVATIONS & INTERN REFLECTIONS

  • Minimum of four (4) formal observations during the year; two (2) per semester
  • Scheduled by the University Supervisor
  • Face-to-face conference to follow each observation
  • University Supervisor will email written feedback within two (2) business days via CEHD Data Portal system
  • Intern will complete reflection questions within two (2) business days of receipt via CEHD Data Portal system
  • Each observation and Intern reflection will be emailed to the supervising school administrator and Accelerate Online