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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