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The student teaching experience is the culminating component of the candidate’s teacher preparation program.  It is expected that the candidate devote the semester to this professional experience.  Each student teacher will have a minimum sixteen weeks (undergraduate), or twelve weeks (graduate), experience. During the semester of student teaching, candidates are required to attend all scheduled Student Teaching Seminars. The School of Education assigns and supervises student teaching placements. Cooperating teachers, along with University supervisors, evaluate candidate performance. For detailed information regarding the policies and procedures for the student teaching experience, refer to the Student Teaching Handbook.

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College of Education and Health Services
Benedictine University

Christopher Duffrin, Ph.D.
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