TEACHING PERFORMANCE CENTER

KEAN UNIVERSITY

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

WILLIS 110

UNION, NJ 07083

Telephone: 908-737-4185 / Fax: 908-737-4115

email: tpc@kean.edu

 

PreProfessional Field Experience Calendar

FALL 2008

 

 

Wednesday, August 27, 2008  Preprofessional Field Orientation Kean@OCC

                                                            10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Technology Building Room 115

 

Thursday, August 28, 2008                  Preprofessional Field Orientation

                                                            2:00 – 4:00 p.m..-  Wilkins Theatre

 

Thursday, September 4, 2008  First Day of  Term - Classes begin

 

Saturday, September 13, 2008 Praxis II Testing

                                                            (*Registration deadlines: Reg: 8/14/08, Late: 8/21/08, Emergency: 9/5/08)

 

Friday, September 19, 2008                 Last day for supervisor to make contact with Preprofessional field student

                                                            Last day for first supervisory visit by Supervisor for Early Childhood program   

 

Monday, September 22, 2008  Seminar:  Early Childhood Preprofessional Field Students

                                                             2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Hennings Hall, Room 113

                                                             (Attendance at one of the two scheduled seminars is mandatory.)

                                                            (For further information, contact the EC Dept at 908-737-3780.)

 

                                                            Substitute Teaching Workshop

                                                             45-minute workshops from 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

                                                            (Preregistration is required**)

 

Wednesday, September 24, 2008         Seminar:  Early Childhood Preprofessional Field Students

                                                            2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Hennings Hall, Room 113

                                                            (Attendance at one of the two scheduled seminars is mandatory.)

                                                            (For further information, contact the EC Dept at 908-737-3780.)

                                               

Wednesday, October 1, 2008              Due:  Request for Professional Development Hours (Cooperating Teachers)

 

Friday, October 3, 2008                       Supervisors’ Forum

                                                            10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – University Center, Room 228

                                                            Due:  Travel Vouchers

 

Monday, October 13, 2008                 Columbus Day – University Closed

 

Saturday, November 15, 2008 Praxis II Testing

                                                            (*Registration deadlines: Reg: 10/16/08, Late: 10/23/08, Emergency: 11/7/08)

 

Thursday, October 23, 2008                Cooperating Teacher Institute

                                                             8:30 a.m – 3:30 p.m. – University Center, Room 226 A&B

                                                             (Preregistration is required for attending cooperating teachers)

                                                             (Contact the TPC at 908-737-4185 for further information)

 

Friday, October 24, 2008                     Last day for University Supervisor to make first Preprofessional supervisory visit -

                                                            Last day for second supervisory visit for Early Childhood program

 

Friday, October 31, 2008                    Due:    Travel Vouchers (Supervisors)

 

Thursday, November 6 &                     NJEA Conference

  Friday, November 7, 2008                 Atlantic City

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 12, 2008         Application Meeting

                                                            for students applying for field experiences Fall 2009/Spring 2010

                                                            3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Wilkins Theater

 

Thursday, November 27 &                   Thanksgiving Holiday – No classes

   Friday, November 28, 2008

 

Friday, December 5, 2008                    Final visitations/reports are not to be performed prior to this date

 

Friday, December 12, 2008                 Supervisors’ Forum

                                                            10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – University Center, Room 228

                                                            Due:  Travel Vouchers

 

To be Announced                                 Due:    Grade submission via KeanWise

 

Friday, December 19, 2008                  Last day of Fall term

 

Monday, January 5, 2009                     Due:    PreProfessional Field Experience Competency Assessment

                                                                Final Report   (Supervisors & Cooperating Teachers)

                                                            Supplemental Program Report (Cooperating Teachers)

            Travel Vouchers (Supervisors)

 

Saturday, January 10, 2009                  Praxis II Testing

                                                            (Registration deadlines: Reg: 12/11/08, Late: 12/18/08, Emergency: 1/2/09)

               

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 Orientation to Internship/Student Teaching Kean@OCC, Spring 2009

                                                            9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Location: TBA

Orientation to Preprofessional Field Experience Kean@OCC,  Spring 2009

      10:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m. – Location: TBA

 

Thursday, January 15, 2009                 Orientation to Internship/Student Teaching, Semester

                                                            9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon – Location: TBA

            Supervisors Luncheon and Meeting

12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. – Location: TBA

Orientation to Preprofessional Field Experience,  Semester

        2:00 p.m. -  4:00 p.m. – Location: TBA

 

Friday, January 30, 2009          Professional Development Hour Certificates for Fall 2008 mailed to cooperating teachers.

 

NOTE:  Person(s) listed in parenthesis ( ) indicates responsibility for the completion and submission of document/task.

 

              A Preprofessional field experience student is to follow the calendar of the school where he/she is assigned.

 

*Registration for the Praxis II test is available online at http://www.ets.org/praxis/prxreg.html .  All College of Education students seeking initial teacher certification are required to pass the respective Praxis II for their area of certification before they can perform the Professional Internship.  Students should refer to the listing in the field experience handbook for the correct Praxis II test(s) to be taken for their area of certification.        Late and emergency registrations carry additional fees.     

 

**Registration for programs hosted by the Teaching Performance Center will be accepted no earlier than one month prior to the program date.   Contact the Teaching Performance Center at 908-737-4185 or in Willis 110 to obtain a registration form.