Pre-Professional Days

A speaker at Pre-Professional Days

Pre-Professional Days activities consist of two parts.  Starting in the fall 2015 semester, teacher candidates will participate in a formal interview process with questions addressing selected teacher standards.  Professional Development sessions are held for all education students .  During this time, all education (TCHG) classes will be cancelled for each day until 4pm to allow students the opportunity to participate.

Teacher candidate Interview Assessment

Teacher candidates will be required to complete an interview with a team of two faculty members during Pre-Professional Days.  Pre-Professional Days is held once a semester, October and March in Doudna 127.

Teacher candidates enrolled in designated courses are required to complete the interview.  Candidates enrolled in TCHG 4250 Senior Seminar, TCHG 4210 Pre-Student Teaching and HHP 4530 Practicum in Adaptive PE during the current semester will participate.  A member of the Pre-Professional Days team will speak prior to Pre-Professional Days to explain the process. 

Professional Development Sessions

The School of Education invites several local educators, administrators, UW-Platteville alumni and faculty members to present  on many current education topics. All education students will be required to attend several of the Professional Development Sessions for their education classes. Some examples of topics are My Experiences as a Beginning Teacher, Study Abroad Opportunities, and Working with Students with Special Needs in Your Classroom.  The sessions are held in the Markee Pioneer Student Center. 

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Education: Important Dates

Important Dates

November 9th-25th
Spring & Winterim Registration

November 17th @ 5pm OR
November 18th @ 8am
Doudna 103
Student Teaching Meeting

December 18th
Drive-In Seminar:
Spring Student Teaching Candidates





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