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Teacher Education Program Requirements

Decision Point #1--Requirements

Admission to UNI

·      Complete application to UNI

·      Declare major

 

Complete Level 1

·      Attend the Orientation to the UNI Teacher Education Program

·      Complete application to the UNI Teacher Education Program

·      Complete all requirements for admission to the UNI Teacher Education Program

·      Fill out SING Background Check paperwork and submit this to the Office of Teacher Education (SEC 152)

·      Successfully complete the following courses with a C- or higher:

o   INSTTECH 1031 Educational Technology and Design (Elementary or Secondary Majors) OR INSTTECH 1020*Secondary Educational Technology and Design (Secondary Majors Only)

o   EDPSYCH 2030 Dynamics of Human Development

o   TEACHING 2017 Field Experience: Exploring Teaching

o   SPED 3150* Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners in Classrooms

·      Attend OSHA (Blood-borne Pathogens) training, offered at the beginning of each semester

 

Decision Point #2--Requirements

Admission to the UNI Teacher Education Program (admission required before you can take any Level 2 courses)

·      Have a declared major

·      Have earned at least 24 semester hours of college course credit

·      Have completed College Writing and Research (ENGLISH 1005) or equivalent with a C- or better

·      Have completed Oral Communications (COMM 1000) or equivalent with a C- or better

·      Have completed the Liberal Arts Core Category 1C (Quantitative Techniques & Understanding) with a grade of a C- or better

·      Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

·      Have completed an acceptable Application to the Teacher Education Program (Please allow a minimum of 4 weeks for application processing)

·      Have achieved a passing score on each of the three required Praxis I/Praxis Core tests (Reading, Math, and Writing) and have met the overall total score requirement

·      Earned credit for TEACH 2017

·      Have no unresolved “Notifications of Concerns (NOC)”

 

Complete Level 2

·      Complete online High-Risk Behaviors and Substance Abuse training

·      Successfully complete the following courses with a C- or higher:

o   EDPSYCH 3148 Learning and Motivation in Classroom Context

o   TEACHING 3128 Field Experience: Teacher as a Change Agent

o   MEASRES 3150* Classroom Assessment

 

Decision Point #3--Requirements

Admission to Student Teaching

·      All Program GPA requirements (2.5 or above) met:

o   UNI

o   Cumulative

o   Professional education sequence courses

·      All Major and Minor GPA requirements met (determined by individual department)

·      All Methods courses GPA requirements met (determined by individual department)

·      Successful completion of required methods courses

·      Successful completion of Level II Field Experience

·      Successful completion of methods practicum

·      Have no unresolved “Notification of Concerns (NOC)”

 

Complete Level 3

·      Attend Child Abuse Awareness training, offered at the start of each semester

·      Successfully complete the following courses with a C- or higher:

o   SOCFOUND 3119 Schools & American Society

o   TEACHING 4170 Human Relations

 

Decision Point #4--Requirements

Recommendation for Licensure

·      Successful completion of Student Teaching

·      Take and pass Praxis II exams:

o   Subject Assessment for your major

o   Principles of Learning and Teaching for your level

·      All Program GPA requirements met:

o   UNI cumulative

o   Overall cumulative

·      All Major and Minor GPA requirements met (determined by individual department)

·      Complete State Approved Background Check

·      Complete Application for License

·      Have no unresolved “Notification of Concerns (NOC)

 

Complete Level 4

·      Successfully complete the following courses:

o   TEACHING: XXXX Student Teaching

 

 

*Waivers and Substitutions:

 

The following courses are waived for only these education majors:

INSTTECH 1020—Art, Business, Technology Education, Modern Language, Music, Secondary Science, Secondary Mathematics, and TESOL

 

           SPED 3150—Physical Education

           MEASRES 3150—Music, Early Childhood

 

The following courses are substitutions for only these education majors:

           MEASRES 3150—Physical Education substitute PEMES 3174 for MEASRES 3150