Department ofEducation

Schedule Overview

Summer 1

Attend classes at PLU on Monday-Thursday, 8:30-4:30pm, plus a 40 hour practicum
working with children in school/alternative setting (flexible hours)

Fall

Intern in the school 4 mornings a week (M-Th, 7:30-12:30pm) and one full day (F,
7:30-3:30pm) and attend PLU classes in the afternoons (M-Th, 2:00-6:30pm)

Jterm

Take on more responsibility in the school 4 mornings a week (M-Th, 7:30-12:30pm) and one full day (F, 7:30-3:30pm) in the school and attend PLU classes on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturdays.

Spring

Student teach in the school 5 days a week for the entire school day (M-F, 7:30-3:30pm) and attend a student teaching seminar at PLU on Tuesday evenings.

Summer 2

Attend a culminating seminar Tuesday-Friday at PLU for the first two weeks of June (Note: for candidates pursuing the thesis option should expect to continue working through August) All candidates receive their diploma at the end of the summer session in August.

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