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Academic Internship or Teacher Intership Meeting

The Application Meeting for all teacher interns (student teachers) and academic interns for the Spring 2017 semester will be held  in the Bourgeois Hall Auditorium, room 153 B, and will last approximately 1 hour. Bourgeois Hall is located on Cajundome Blvd.

NOTE: LSUE 2+2 Cohorts will meet in Mrs. Beard’s classroom on the LSUE campus in Manuel Hall, room 208.

This is a mandatory meeting for all upcoming teacher interns (student teachers) and academic interns who will have completed all requirements for enrolling in student teaching or an academic internship in the Spring 2017 semester.

The application for student teaching will be sent to you as a questionnaire task on PASS-PORT. Students are required to complete the application online, BEFORE attending the meeting. The full set of instructions may be accessed on moodle under EDCI000 Clinical Experiences.

NOTE: After the announced deadline, the application will not be available online. Students who fail to attend the Application Meeting must contact the Office of Teacher Clinical Experiences to complete the application in person.

Please bring the following items to the meeting:

  • A copy of all 3 pages of your passing scores for Praxis II (not Praxis I) Content Knowledge and Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT).
  • A blank check to pay to join a professional educational organization offering education liability insurance, such as A+PEL, LAE, LAHPERD, Kappa Delta Pi, etc. The cost of education liability insurance is between $20-$30. Visit Organizations and Associations for more information.
  • Legal documentation to support a name change (a copy of your marriage certificate) if your last name differs on either your University transcripts or on any Praxis test score reports.
  • Black OR blue ink ballpoint/roller ball pen.

Candidates must meet all of the following requirements by the end of the Fall 2016 semester to be eligible for student teaching in Spring 2017:

  • You must have earned at least a 2.5 Adjusted grade point average in both the professional education component courses and the teaching specialty area courses listed in the curriculum if you entered the program prior to Summer 2012. In addition, you must have a 2.5 Adjusted grade point average in all coursework attempted. OR You must have earned at least a 2.5 Cumulative grade point average both the professional education component courses and the teaching specialty area courses listed in the curriculum if you entered the program during or after to Summer 2012. In addition, you must have a 2.5 Cumulative grade point average in all coursework attempted.
  • Completion of all coursework. You must complete all courses listed in your curriculum. All critical courses and major courses must be completed with a "C" or better. Substitutions for any courses must be approved by the Office of Student Services.
  • You must submit copies of your passing scores for the Praxis Series Tests-the Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) test and the subject-specific content knowledge.
  • Your Portal III Review must be completed and locked.
  • You must submit proof of affiliation with a professional educational organization offering education liability insurance, such as A+PEL, LAE, LAHPERD, Kappa Delta Pi, etc. Visit Organizations and Associations for more information.