Student Teaching Undergraduate Students (UTE) The Teacher Candidate Will: Come ready to learn; be enthusiastic and show initiative. Introduce yourself to team members and school personnel. Ask questions and discuss professional issues. Share ideas and work cooperatively/flexibly. Help with all classroom responsibilities... record keeping, grading, etc. Know your content and be a continuous learner. Plan engaging, standards based lessons. Know and implement co-teaching strategies. Accept feedback and put suggestions for improvement into practice. Be proactive in initiating communication with your triad members. Demonstrate respectful behaviors. Be reflective about your practice. Be patient with yourself and your cooperating teacher. Be a sponge; learn all you can from everyone in the building. What Not to Wear How to dress appropriately for your very 'influential' field experience. Download the What Not to Wear GuideDownload What Not to Wear to Field Work Verification By submitting the following form, you verify that you have clicked on the above links and watched the video. Ready For Teaching? Get your Facebook page in order, review six important issues for teachers, and start thinking like the teacher you want to be.Download the Ready for Teaching Guide Verification By submitting the following form, you verify that you have clicked on the above link and reviewed the guide. New Teacher Talk Blog This blog is sponsored by TC2, Twin Cities Teacher Collaborative. Learning To Think Like a Teacher Outline for the Application to Student Teach Process An outline of what is due when.Download the outline for the Application to Student Teach process Coursework Template Coursework portion of the profile.Download the Coursework Template Video Consent Form Video releases only need to be signed for students who you will videotape whose families have not already signed a school/district media release form. Ask your co-op how to find out which students have these on file. For each student appearing in the video clip(s), you will need to provide either: Site administrator verification that a media release form on file Signed edTPA video release form (copy or original) Download Video Consent Form Portfolio Guide and Portfolio Evaluation Instructions for completing the portfolio and the rubric which is to be included in the portfolio.Download the Portfolio GuideDownload the Portfolio Evaluation Insurance The school, teacher, and student teacher may be legally responsible for injuries or other situations which may occur when working with students. The student teacher must obtain liability coverage through Education Minnesota (EM) or Association of American Educators (AAE) before the start of student teaching. The cost of this coverage is minimal. Applications for liability insurance are available online at Education Minnesota or Association of American Educators. Background Check Information Every teacher candidate must have a background check done for the school district they are placed in. It is your responsibility to complete, pay for and submit all forms needed to the appropriate district personnel before you begin your placement. If a background checks is not submitted to the school district before your first day of student teaching, it may result in a pulled placement. Download School District Background Check Information Seven Country Metro Area School Districts Map of the metro area school districts Undergraduate Petition Petition HSE Student Teaching Handbook Handbook Evaluations The links below will take you to the Undergraduate (UTE) Student Evaluation form that must be completed by every student teacher.Midterm ~ Student EvaluationFinal ~ Student Evaluation Additional Resources Code of Ethics Standards of Effective Practice for Beginning Teachers edTPA Resources Teacher Performance Assessment Teacher Performance Assessment ConsortiumAmerican Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE), an overview of the edTPA. Teacher Performance Assessment in MinnesotaAn overview of the edTPA in the state of Minnesota, includes webinars on different aspects of the edTPA. Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher EducationThis webpage provides the content specific Teacher Performance Assessment guides for elementary and secondary licensure students.