The following resources are applicable to University Mentors.

University 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

Complete this form by using the link above.

Mid-Term Assessment: Knowledge, Skills and Dispositions Assessment Form 

Submit the assessment to the university using the link above after reaching consensus at three way conference with teacher candidate and cooperating teacher.

Full Semester

First Student Teaching Classroom Observation Form by Week of January 27, 2020

Second Student Teaching Classroom Observation Form by Week of February 10 , 2020

Third Student Teaching Classroom Observation Form by Week of February 24 , 2020

Fourth Student Teaching Classroom Observation Form by Week of March 16, 2020

Fifth Student Teaching Classroom Observation Form by April 20, 2020

1 at Mid-Semester by Week of February 24, 2020

1 at End of Semester by April 20, 2020

 

 

1 at Mid-Semester by Week of February 24, 2020

Consensus assessment at mid-semester after three way conference with student teacher, cooperating teacher and mentor

Dual Placements

 

First 3 observations during the first half of the semester and final 2 observations during the second half of the semester following the schedule above.

For placements in first seven weeks: one close to Mid-Semester by Week of February  24, 2020

For placements in second seven weeks: one close to End of Semester by April 20, 2020

Consensus assessment at mid-semester after three way conference with student teacher, cooperating teacher and mentor only for first 7 week placement by Week of February  24, 2020

4 weeks Modified Student Teaching for Special Education

  None 1 – at midpoint and 1 – at the end of placement.  None

Note: Additional observations may be required for adequate supervision

Contract Upload

You can upload your contract at the below to initiate payment

https://sju.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bwNEv0kgUnLfacJ

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