Practicum Orientation (Powerpoint)

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Location:
Professional Studies Building, Room 203A
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.- Tuesday, Friday
8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.- Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Office Telephone: (201) 200-3015 - Fax: (201) 200-2334
Certification: (201) 200-2079
Jo-Anne Mecca, Ed.D. Director - [email protected]
Cynthia Vazquez , Asst Director & Certification Administrator - [email protected]
Jeanne Beckner Program Assistant - [email protected]
Lola Martinez Professional Services Specialist - [email protected]
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Claim 1
Our candidates know the subject matter they plan to teach
Claim 2
Our candidates demonstrate their pedagogical knowledge, integrating their
understanding of their pupils’ developmental levels, individual differences,
learning exceptionalities and sociocultural backgrounds.
Claim 3
Our candidates demonstrate effective instruction, caring behavior and
reflection to improve practice.
Claim 4
Our candidates know and value how individuals are shaped by their life
experiences as mediated by factors such as social class, gender, race, ethnicity,
language, sexual orientation, age and social needs. Our candidates know,
value and engage in culturally responsive teaching to promote social justice,
particularly in our urban areas.
Claim 5
Our candidates are able to use appropriate technology in carrying out their
professional responsibilities.
"Harassment, intimidation or bullying" means any gesture, any written, verbal or
physical act, or any electronic communication, whether it be a single incident or a
series of incidents, that is reasonably perceived as being motivated either by any
actual or perceived characteristic, such as race, color, religion, ancestry, national
origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or a mental,
physical or sensory handicap disability, or by any other distinguishing
characteristic, that takes place on school property, at any school-sponsored
function or on a school bus, or off school grounds as provided for in section 16 of
P.L.2010, CHAPTER 122, that substantially disrupts or interferes with the orderly
operation of the school or the rights of other students and that:
a reasonable person should know, under the circumstances, will have the effect of
physically or emotionally harming a student or damaging the student's property,
or placing a student in reasonable fear of physical or emotional harm to his person
or damage to his property; or
has the effect of insulting or demeaning any student or group of students in such a way
as to cause substantial disruption in, or substantial interference with, the orderly
operation of the school; or
creates a hostile educational environment for the student by interfering with a student’s
education or by severely or pervasively causing physical or emotional harm to the
student.
You will be assigned a university supervisor by your department
chairperson.
Your supervisor will contact you prior to observing and evaluating you in
the classroom.
Following the supervisor’s observation, he or she will conference with
you, go over the evaluation and provide a copy of the on-line
evaluation.
Your supervisor will observe you during your practicum twice.
Your cooperating teacher will submit an on line mid-semester evaluation
and final evaluation. You should receive a copy of the two
evaluations.
Ask your supervisor to share with you the evaluation form they will be
using.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE
NAVIGATION IN GOTHICNET
TO VIEW YOUR EVALUATIONS
WILL BE REVISED IN OCTOBER
CONTACT THE CTPP FOR MORE
INFORMATION
Fall 2013
Practicum meets
Every Wednesday ( September 11-December 18 )
Absence Form & Policy
Practicum students are allowed to be absent ONCE
If you are going to be absent you must:
1- Inform the school
2-Call the supervisor
3-Fill out a student absence form located on the
CTPP website
Request to Withdraw Form
If you plan to withdraw you must fill out this form and submit it
to the CTPP
Please be aware of the Registrar’s dates and deadlines to
withdraw officially from the semester
Special Case Report Form
Should the supervisor & the cooperative teacher feel that you
require improvement during your practicum, a meeting will be
initiated with you to discuss the areas where you may require
assistance. The form will create an intervention plan
Students will be given two opportunities to be successful in the practicum or
internship. This applies whether the two opportunities take place in the same
semester or two. The timeline for the second placement will be determined by
the department chairperson and director of the CTPP.
If the second opportunity takes place in a subsequent semester, a new
application must be submitted to the CTPP. The student will be responsible
for paying the tuition, any co-requisite courses needed as well as the
internship or practicum fee.
All Policies and forms can be viewed on the CTPP website
www.njcu.edu/coe/ctpp
Effective September 1, 2012
The new Elementary Ed Content Categories
1. Reading/Language Arts
25%
2. Mathematics
25%
3. Social Studies
25%
4. Science
25%
www.ets.org # 1 800 772 9476
Please make sure you keep a complete copy of
your Praxis Score Report. The CTPP may
request it.
PRAXIS TEST INFORMATION
New test codes and scores as of September 1, 2013
Persons taking tests prior to that date will be allowed to submit those test
scores.
For more information regarding this please go to
http://www.nj.gov/education/educators/license/1112.pdf
Praxis Test
Test Code
New
Passing
Score
Middle School Mathematics
5169 or 0169
165
P-12 Mathematics
5161 or 0161
160
Middle School English Language Arts
5047 or 0047
164
P-12 English Language, Literature and
Composition
5038 or 0038
167
New test
New name for PPST is:
Core Academic Skills For Educators:
Praxis Core Basic Skills Tests (replaces PPST
Basic Skills Tests)
•
Reading
5712
156
•
Writing
5722
162
•
Mathematics
5732
150
If you plan on doing your Internship for
spring 2014, please note that the application
deadline is September 20, 2013
Contact the CTPP office if you have any
questions regarding the application process.
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