TESOL Teacher Preparation

Information, Forms, Resources (for current students)

Information for All Master's Students
 

NYS Certification:
Requirements
NYS Certification Materials and Schedule


Frameworks and Standards:
Teaching & Curriculum Framework
Warner School Target Proficiencies for Teachers Candidates
TESOL Standards for Teachers Candidates, http://www.ncate.org/ProgramStandards/TESOL/TesolStd.pdf"


Handbooks:
Student Teaching Handbook
 

Key Assessments/Milestones:
Note to Evaluators

 

Assessment When Required for First Certification Required for Additional Certification Required for Professional Cert. Only
Admissions Content Preparation Review Admission
X
X
X
Field Experiences Evaluation Form EDF426
X
X
 
Student Teaching First Evaluation Form EDF428
X
 
 
Student Teaching Second Evaluation Form EDF430 or EDF432
X
 
 
Lesson Plan EDU435
X
X
X
Innovative Unit EDU463
X
X
X
Philosophy of Teaching EDU463
X
X
X
Comprehensive Portfolio Guidelines, Deadlines, Worksheet and Rubric Before Graduation
X
 
 
Master's Essay Before Graduation
 
Only if Seeking MS Degree
X

First Certification: Students seeking their very first teaching certification and pursuing Initial and Professional certification simultaneously

Additional Certification: Students who are seeking Initial and Professional certification in THIS area, but already have another teaching certification in a different area

Professional Certification Only: Students who have obtained initial teaching certification in the SAME area through an undergraduate degree and are seeking professional certification in that area (possibly with extension to other grades and/or inclusive classrooms)

Admissions Content Preparation Review: self-assessment of content preparation, to be reviewed and finalized at the admission interview with the faculty interviewer; to be filled in by the applicant prior to their admissions interview


Field Experiences Evaluation: evaluation form to be completed at the end of each field experience by the cooperating teacher, the university supervisor and the faculty supervisor

Student Teaching Evaluation: evaluation form to be completed at the end of each student teaching placement by the cooperating teacher, the university supervisor and the faculty supervisor

Lesson Plan: assignment to be completed in the first “methods” course; rubrics to be filled in by the candidate and the course instructor

Innovative Unit: assignment to be completed during the second “methods” course (literacy methods for elementary and early childhood candidates); rubrics to be filled in by the candidate and the course instructor

Comprehensive Portfolio: Master’s degree program culminating assessment for all candidates seeking their first initial teaching certification; rubrics to be filled by the advisor and another faculty member (assigned by T&C Chair)

Master’s Essay: Master’s degree program culminating assessment for all candidates other than those seeking their first initial teaching certification; rubrics to be filled by the advisor and another faculty member (assigned by T&C Chair)