A smiling female student drips a chemical into a vial.A smiling female student drips a chemical into a vial.

Decision Point 4: Completion of Student Teaching

Candidates will have successfully completed student teaching if they:

  • Pass the Pennsylvania Statewide Evaluation Form for Student Professional Knowledge and Practice (PA-430 form) with a score of 1 or higher on each category;
  • Receive a "Met" or higher rating on the Candidate Professional Disposition Instrument – Level 3 during student teaching; and
  • Pass a departmental exit interview. Each department may have different requirements for the exit interview. Check with your department for details.