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FROM: Debbie Grubb, Director of Student Teaching & Educational Field Experiences RE: Tips For A Successful Field Experience
Sent:
10/18/2012 9:44:21 AM
To: Students, Faculty, Staff


TIPS FOR A SUCCESFUL FIELD EXPERIENCE

Spring 2013

1)          Clearances

a.  all four required clearances Act 24, 34, 114, 151 must be valid throughout entire semester & electronically submitted by January 18, 2013 to fieldexperiences@calu.edu

 

b.  include in subject line your name & course number i.e. Smith, Tom ELE 200

 

c.  apply immediately if your clearances are not valid throughout entire semester.

Child Abuse clearance takes 6-8 weeks

http://www.calu.edu/academics/colleges/education/common/clearances/index.htm

 

d.  you must drop the class if valid clearances are not submitted by January 18, 2013 NO exceptions

 

2)          Scheduling—hints

a.  take only one field class a semester

b.  do not schedule classes in or around blocked courses

c.  leave ample time in your schedule to complete field hours

 

3)          Placements

a.  communication is via email-Check email often & respond promptly to all inquiries (including during holiday breaks)

b.  placements will be within 30 miles of address submitted

c.  you are responsible for your own transportation