Schedule Overview

Summer 1
Attend classes at PLU on Monday-Thursday, 8:30-4:30 pm, plus a 40 hour practicum
working with children.

Intern in the school 4 mornings a week and one full day, and attend PLU classes in the afternoons/evenings.


Take on more responsibility in the school at least 4 mornings a week in the school and attend PLU classes in the afternoon/evenings.

Student teach in the school 5 days a week for the entire school day mirroring your mentor teacher’s schedule and attend a student teaching seminar at PLU one evening a week.

Summer 2
Attend a culminating seminar at PLU early in the Summer session.  (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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