Department of Teaching and Learning

Childhood Education

Undergaduate Field Experiences

Students will have opportunities to work in lower grade 1-3 and upper grade 4-6 settings in both general education and special education. 

Throughout your freshman and sophomore years, you will be involved in a variety of educational and community based settings. These field experiences will be supported by course work designed to help you understand children and their diverse learning experiences.

Introduction to the Field

Throughout your freshman and sophomore years, you will be involved in a variety of educational and community-based settings. These field experiences will be supported by course work designed to help you understand children and their diverse learning experiences.

Field Experience and Student Teaching

Throughout the program you will be involved in a variety of field experiences. After you begin your specialized program in childhood education and childhood special education in your junior year, you will have four experiences in various settings with young children. Your student teaching is supervised by a cooperating teacher at your school site and by a member of our faculty. Faculty supervision ensures continuity betwen your classroom work and field experiences.