The following resources are applicable to Student Teacher Mentors.
Student Teacher Mentors – Observation Forms
Note: For some special education placements, the cooperating teacher serves as the student teacher mentor.
|Duration of Student Teaching Placement||Classroom Observation Form
Complete this form by using the link above. A copy of the form is automatically emailed to the Teacher Candidate.
|PDE 430 – Pennsylvania Statewide Evaluation Form for Student Professional Knowledge and Practice
Please complete this form by using the link above.
|Mid-Term Assessment: Knowledge, Skills and Dispositions
Submit the assessment to the university using the link above after reaching consensus at three way conference with teacher candidate and cooperating teacher.
First Classroom Observation Form by Febuary 5, 2019
Second Classroom Observation Form by March 28, 2019
|1 at Mid-Semester by March 5, 2019
1 at End of Semester by April 19, 2019
|1 at Mid-Semester by March 7, 2019
Consensus assessment at mid-semester after three way conference with student teacher, cooperating teacher and mentor
|For placements in first seven weeks: one before Mid-Semester by February 5, 2019
For placements in second seven weeks: one before End of Semester by March 28, 2019.
|For placements in first seven weeks: one close to Mid-Semester by March 5, 2019
For placements in second seven weeks: one close to End of Semester by April 19, 2019.
|Consensus assessment at mid-semester after three way conference with student teacher, cooperating teacher and mentor only for first 7 week placement by March 7, 2019.|
|2 – at two weeks and end of placement|
Note: Additional observations may be required for adequate supervision
You can upload your contract at the below to initiate payment
Student Teaching Handbooks
Important procedures related to the student teaching placement, including timelines, roles of the student teacher, cooperating teacher and mentor, lesson plans, observation forms, lesson plans, and certification are contained in the Student Teaching handbooks below.
- PK-12 Student Teaching Handbook
- PK-8 and 7-12 Special Education Student Teaching Handbook
- Deaf and Hard of Hearing Special Education Student Teaching Handbook
Co-Teaching Model of Student Teaching
Many school districts are reluctant to release full responsibility to student teachers, and prefer the Co-Teaching Model of Student Teaching. Below are important resources to improve classroom instruction by utilizing both the cooperating teacher and the student teacher for instruction.
*The Academy for Co-Teaching, St. Cloud State University
Student Teacher Mentor Orientation
- Student Teacher Mentor Orientation – January 14, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Merion Hall 271
- View the recorded mentor orientation session here.