Office of Clinical Experiences

For Teacher Candidates

This office places candidates majoring in early grades (EGP), middle grades (MGP), secondary and special education in their early field and student teaching experiences in 50 school districts located in the Philadelphia area.

PA law requires students to present current criminal clearances to school district administrators at the onset of any field experience. Please allow ample time to obtain all of your clearances.

MANDATORY PRE-REGISTRATION FOR STUDENT TEACHING

Students majoring in Kinesiology, Music, EGP, MGP, Special Education duals including Special Education/Content Area and Secondary Education MUST attend a pre-registration meeting one year prior to their student teaching semester.

Please note, meetings are approximatley one hour and Teacher Candidacy (formerly FATE) is not required to start the student teaching process. Please be on time; you will not be admitted if you are late. You will have to register for another meeting.

Spring 2021 Student Teacher Pre-Registration Meetings Dates

Wednesday,
March 18, 2020
Thursday,
March 19, 2020
Friday,
March 20, 2020
Monday,
March 23, 2020
Wednesday,
March 25, 2020
Thursday,
March 26, 2020

7:00 pm
Sykes Theatre

Register

3:15 pm
Sykes Theatre

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1:00 pm
Sykes Theatre

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6:00 pm
Sykes Theatre

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1:00 pm
Sykes Theatre

Register

9:00 am
Sykes Theatre

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ENCRYPTED CLEARANCE SUPPORT PROCESS TO SCHOOLS

Student Teaching Handbooks

The links below provide useful information for student teacher candidates in any education program.

The links below provide useful information for student teacher candidates in a specific education program.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Clinical Experiences

125 West Rosedale Avenue
Suite 107, Wayne Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Fax: 610-436-2874

John E. Carr, Jr., Ed.D.
Interim Executive Director

610-436-3063
JCarr@wcupa.edu

Denise Meikle
Field Placement Specialist
610-436-3027
DMeikle@wcupa.edu

Lynne Curyto
Administrative Assistant

610-436-3090
LCuryto@wcupa.edu

Susan McKnett
Administrative Assistant

610-436-3425
SMcknett@wcupa.edu

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