Admission Requirements for Student Teaching
To be admitted to student teaching, candidates must have:
A completed application submitted to the Office of Clinical Practice, Fieldwork & Student Teaching
A recommendation from their program advisor
Completed a successful interview with the Director of Clinical Practice, Fieldwork & Student Teaching (for programs that require such an interview)
Completed all liberal arts requirements, CLAS major and requisite education courses, with grades of "C" or higher
Maintained the required GPA of 2.5 or higher for childhood education and bilingual childhood education and 2.7 or higher for secondary education
Shown satisfactory results from the tuberculin (TB) test
Completed 100 hours of field experiences
Submitted and passed one NYSTCE test (Education All Students [EAS] or Content Specialty Test [CST]).*
Declared a major or secondary education concentration.
Candidates who are admitted into student teaching but do not successfully complete the experience must reapply and successfully complete all admissions procedures.
Appeals may be made to the Committee on Course and Standing.
*Candidates in Secondary Mathematics and Secondary Science must pass the CST.