Internship 2017-2018 School Year

INTERNSHIP

**Added as of 12/21/2017: Here are the steps for PPR registration (from the office of the TAMU Certification Officer) 

Pedagogy & Professional Responsibilities (PPR) Exam

  1. Submit the PPR Information Form to get approval.
  2. Register for the exam at texes.ets.org (Instructions)
  • Must pass within 5 attempts to be eligible for a teacher certificate.

 

The following assignments are designed to support your understanding of teaching throughout the internship. 

 

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 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 January 1

 

 

SPRING 2018 ASSIGNMENTS

 

ONGOING: RECORD OF 35 HOURS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

due June 1

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

PD hours may be obtained by participating in:

  • required school district/campus professional development activities, such as new teacher induction/orientation, campus staff development days
  • required Accelerate Online professional development activities
    1. Dyslexia Training
    2. Mental Health Training (provided by TAMU during the fall semester)
    3. PPR Practice Test
  • other professional trainings, conferences, etc. in which you are sent by the campus/district

Staff workdays may not be included. 

 

 

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