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

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 September 9, 2019

Second Student Teaching Classroom Observation Form by Week of September 23, 2019

Third Student Teaching Classroom Observation Form by Week of October 7, 2019

Fourth Student Teaching Classroom Observation Form by Week of October 28, 2019

Fifth Student Teaching Classroom Observation Form by Week of November 18, 2019

1 at Mid-Semester by Week of October 7, 2019

1 at End of Semester by Week of November 18, 2019

 

 

1 at Mid-Semester by Week of October 7, 2019

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

7 weeks

For placements in first seven weeks: one before Mid-Semester by TBD

 

For placements in second seven weeks: one before End of Semester by TBD

For placements in first seven weeks: one close to Mid-Semester by Week of October 7, 2019

For placements in second seven weeks: one close to End of Semester by Week of November 18, 2019

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 October 7, 2019

4 weeks

  2 – at midpoint and 2 – at the end of placement.  

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_dpAO71dVjWklFLT

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