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Field Experience

Teacher candidates must complete three, 50 hour field experience placements as a core part of the curriculum for our education programs.
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Student Teaching

Student teaching is the final phase of the education program. This portion of the program must take place in the Rochester area school districts (with some exceptions).
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School-Based Teacher Educators

School-based Teacher Educators are teachers in local school districts who mentor teacher candidates during their field experience or student teaching placements.

TESOL Program

The following information found on these webpages pertains to our Childhood Inclusive and Adolescence Inclusive Generalist education programs. For more information on field experience for the TESOL program, please refer to our program page.


Who to Contact

In order to ensure that our students field experience and student teaching opportunities are meeting our high quality expectations for learning, multiple offices and staff members are involved. Find out who to contact for any questions related to field experience, student teaching, and more.

College Supervisors

College supervisors function as a central piece of the student teaching experience as they are the liason between the teacher candidate, school-based teacher educators, and the Field Experience Office.

Our Partners

The College at Brockport partners with a handful of schools within the Rochester area (and abroad) to provide our students with a wide variety of placement opportunities.

Department of Education & Human Development

Our office works with students who are pursing a degree within the Department of Education and Human Development. For any program information including curriculum, course load, and more visit our department's website.

Applying for Certification

Teacher candidates must earn their initial certification before starting their teaching career. A professional certification is required within five years of earning an initial certification. Our Certification Office is available for any questions related to certification requirements.

Last Updated 10/27/20

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