Foundations of America Education & Clinical Experience 1 Karen Davis, M. Ed. Coordinator for Teacher Education Certification, Clinical Experience [email protected] 974-5447 Office: EDU 207 Education Pathway #1 OGET Oklahoma General Education Test Testing website: www.ceoe.nesinc.com Passport Portal 1 #2 OSAT Oklahoma Subject Area Test ORT EL/EC/SPED Only as of 08/01/2014 S t o p Complete Passport portal 2 #3 OPTE Oklahoma Professional Teacher Exam Graduation HS= 2yrs B average College 3 hrs C better (Last 12 hours) Foreign Language Fall semester only Internship FE #3 S t o p Certification = Good for 5 yrs Take program course work FE #2 Fall Semester before Last fall semester Apply for admission to Internship. www.uco.edu/ceps 40 hrs 2.75 GPA or 3.00/last 30hrs Eng: 1113/1213 C in Maj/PTE S t o p Apply for TEACHER ED (TE) www.uco.edu/ceps FE #1 Start Teacher Education Program PTE 4811 & PTE 4828 & PTE 4853 Contempory Issues/Internship/Classroom Management PTE 4533: Ed Psychology/ Clinical Exp 45 hrs (4 x7 hr rounds) PTE 3023: Foundations of American Ed/ Clinical Exp 15 hrs Requirements for admission into Teacher Education Program Accepted or Pending • • • • 40 college hours Completion of English 1113 & 1213 C or better Passing score for the OGET (240 – 300) Enrolled/completed PTE 3023 – Foundations of American Education • 2.75 or 3.00 last 30 hours @ UCO • C or better on all major classes (4x12 Elem/EC/SPED) • More information on line at www.uco.edu/ceps tab Teacher Education TESTING S AV E SCORES!!!! • OGET- OK General Ed Test • Must pass prior to admitted into TES • OSAT- OK Subject Area Test • Must pass prior to Student Teaching • OPTE PK – 8 OK Professional Teachers Exam • Elementary/Early Childhood • OPTE 6 – 12 OK Professional Teachers Exam • Secondary Ed majors • PK-12 certification majors can take either OPTE PK-8 or 6-12 ONLY ONE!! • ORT – OK reading test • Elementary/Early childhood/ SPED • www.ceoe.nesinc.com Foundations Clinical Experience #1 • Purpose: provide opportunity to identify knowledge, skills and disposition involved in helping all students learn. • • • • Scope: Interact with students Assist the Mentor teacher Become involved in use of instructional media and materials • Become familiar with reports, lesson plans and other responsibilities of a teacher Important Dates to Remember Sept 8-12: Have applied and paid for background check Purchase Passport & submit CODE of ETHICS to TES Sept 5: 1st Deadline to Apply for Teacher Education & Student Teaching Sept 14: You will receive an email of school placement SEPT 15: Report to School on MONDAY, 2:00 pm Report to clinical experience school site or call when you will report Oct 6-10: Verify placement information Oct 17: 2nd Deadline to Apply for Teacher Education Nov 10-14: Last week to complete hours Nov 21: Deadline to Upload log sheets Dec 8-12: Finals Week New Background – Trak 1 • CEPS website www.uco.edu/ceps • $10.29 must renew yearly • https://trak-1.com/consumer-dispute-form or 1-800-600-8999 • 24 – 48 hours -- reports available • DO NOT print out report and turn into EDU 207 --------------------- Student Instructions – Background Checks --------------- Background Check University of Central Oklahoma – Teacher Education Services (TES) has chosen Trak-1 as an approved provider of background checks for students. About Trak-1 Trak-1.com is a company that provides a background check service that allows students to order their own background check online for a low cost of $10.29. Information collected through Trak-1 is secure, tamper-proof, and kept confidential. The services performed by Trak-1 are based on guidelines provided by the University of Central Oklahoma and in accordance with the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Results are delivered to the student and the university. It may take up to 72 hours to process a background check. Ordering Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Go to www.uco.edu/ceps, scroll down to the “quick links”, click on “Trak-1 background checks” Read through the FAQ. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to be re-directed to the Trak-1 website. Fill out the requested information. Be sure to select the appropriate department or Teacher Education, then select major. (For example: Teacher Education – major: English Education) An email will be sent for verification of email address and as an invitation to complete the background check application. Follow the online instructions and submit payment of $10.29. Backgrounds expire after one year. You will be able to renew at the same rate of $10.29. Once your order is submitted, if requested, you will receive a copy of your background check via email from Trak-1. Another copy will be sent to the appropriate coordinator at UCO. Results are typically available within 24 – 48 hours, though some searches take longer so please allow adequate time. **If something is reported on your background check that is not related to your actions contact Trak-1 for the dispute at no charge, https://trak-1.com/consumer-disupute-form or call 1.800.600.8999 and ask for the consumer dispute department. **Do NOT jeopardize your placement. Do background check ASAP.** Code of Ethics -Now in passport under clinical experience - Will automatically submit to Teacher Education Services - - Must be on file before you will receive your placement Placements • • • • Have been notified by email - fax and phone No changing school placements Placing 450 students this semester Must contact school on 1st day to report. If unable to attend, do not wait two months to call and reschedule Mentor Teacher Please give booklet first day – Read it yourself Have your mentor sign log sheet to confirm 15 hours completed Tell your mentor about the assessment you will be sending Your placement will be: • SPATH (Bachelor degree) – regular elementary classroom • SPATH (graduate program)- Practicum placement • Early Childhood – PK – 3 grade • Elementary 1 – 6 grade • Secondary – 6 – 12 • PK – 12 certification: (Electives/SPED) Elementary/ Middle school or High School Fall/Spring 2013 Please review information below and make corrections as needed. Professor: Section #: Student Name : Student ID: ___________________ Phone Number: ________________________ School: Subject: __________________ (If you teach multiple subjects please write Elementary, Early Childhood, or Special Education) Grade/s: ___________________ School Address: If Teacher Name says ‘default’ or lists the wrong teacher’s name please write correct name. Mentor Teacher Name: __________________________ (Last, First) Mentor Teacher E-Mail: _____________________________ I have checked the placement verification information and have made all corrections. ________________________ Signature ______________________ Date Placements Must meet low economic and multicultural School FE 1 Central Foundations MS Edmond Low Economic > =40% Multicultural > =25% 57% 35% Only one: Low Economic Multicultural FE 2 Ed Psch Santa Fe HS Edmond 39% 29% FE 3 St Teaching Deer Creek HS Deercreek 15% 7% Partnership Schools • Purple pages in document protectors • Pick district only • Mileage is one way from UCO Enrollment information for clinical placement • Application – Front: write clearly--especially emails – Back: sign and date. Answer correctly. If there are any concerns, come see me in EDU 207. • CRN (section) # & Professor name on board • Conflict of interest • Must have before you leave today REVIEW • What must you do ASAP? • What must be submitted into your passport before going to your placement? • What date do you report to your placement? • If you can’t report on the 1st day what do you do? • Where is my office located? • When can you apply for Teacher Ed? • What is the deadlines? • What test do you need to pass?