Handbooks and Policies

Teacher Candidate Field Experience Handbook

The handbook is a guide for all teacher candidates participating in a College of Education field experiences during the fall, spring or summer semesters as well as cooperating teachers and university supervisors.  It includes the expectations and responsibilities of  teacher candidates, cooperating teachers and university supervisors. 

Make sure to review and refer to the handbook before and during the field experience. The handbook will be reviewed during a meeting between the cooperating teacher, university supervisor and the teacher candidate at the beginning of each field experience.

HANDBOOK

I.

PRACTICUM EXPECTATIONS

 

II

THE TRIAD OF THE STUDENT TEACHING/RESIDENCY EXPERIENCE

III.

A GUIDE FOR THE STUDENT TEACHING/RESIDENCY EXPERIENCE 

IV.

CO-TEACHING

V.

LESSON PLANNING

 

VI.

CONTEXTUAL FACTORS JOURNAL

 

VII.

ASSESSMENT OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHER CANDIDATES IN FIELD EXPERIENCE

 

 

Twenty Competencies Rubric

 

 

Special Case in Field Experience: Preparing Inquiring Educators

 

VIII.

ON-LINE ASSESSMENT PROCESS: CHALK AND WIRE

 

 

Quick Start Guide for Students

 

 

Quick Start Guide for External Assessors

 

IX.

USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS

 

X.

APPENDICES

 

 

 A.    Policies and Procedures

 

 

B.     Practicum/Student Teaching Withdrawal Process

 

 

C.    NEA’s and CEC’s Code of Ethics of the Education Profession.

 

 

Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment

 

 

D.   The New Jersey Teaching Standards  

 

 

       National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

 

 

       Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium Standards

 

 

E.    Legal Responsibilities

 

 

F.   Reporting Child Abuse in New Jersey

 

 

G.   William Paterson University’s Sexual Harassment Policies

 

 

H.    Early Childhood Education – Field Experience

 

 

I.   List of Professional Organizations

 

 

J.   NJEA Student Membership Information

 

 

K.   College of Education Clubs and Societies

 

 

L.   Certification in New Jersey

 

 

M.   Capitalize on Your Field Experiences to Land That First Job

 

 

N.   Criteria for Recommending a Cooperating Teacher

 

 

O.   Collaborative Field Experience Agreement Between William Paterson University 
       and the School District

 

 

P.   Supervisor Criteria and Job Description