Requirements, Forms, and Information for Teacher Education Students

Due Dates for the fall 2017 Calendar

Candidacy Application: Due Date: When all Candidacy requirements have been completed. (Candidacy is the official acceptance of students into a teacher certification program, thus allowing the candidate to take selected advanced courses in his/her major leading to teacher certification.)  Note: Candidacy applications will not be processed second week of June through second week of August (Please plan accordingly).

Developing Portfolio Application: Due Date: Thursday, September 21, by 3:30 pm (Teacher Education candidates, who plan to register for spring 2018 Professional Semester (Block) must present their Developing Portfolio to their program coordinator in fall 2017)

Professional Semester Application (Block): Due Date: Thursday, September 21, by 3:30 pm Teacher Education Candidates must have a 3.0 GPA overall and all Developing Portfolio requirements met in order to be eligible for the professional semester. Professional Semester applicants must also submit evidence of liability insurance, current clearances and a negative TB test.

Proof of Liability Insurance: Due Date: Thursday, October 19, by 3:30 pm.  Required for Professional Semester (Block) Block II for Secondary Education and Student Teaching.

Candidacy Handbooks and Forms


Developing Portfolio Handbook and Block (II) Requirements

Senior Portfolio Handbook and Miscellaneous Forms


Contact Us

Teacher Education Office

Denise Tyson, Director
609 Robinson Learning Center
(570) 484-2157
Kathy Blesh
611 Robinson Learning Center
(570) 484-3013

Office Hours

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday & Wednesday
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday
Closed Daily 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Friday by Appointment Only

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