Roles & Responsibilities EDUC 421

The extended practicum can be a very challenging time for all members of the triad. All members of the triad should keep in mind their respective roles during the extended practicum.  Please also refer to “Guidelines for School Advisors and Faculty Advisors” in our Practicum Guidelines.

School Advisor(s):

  • Provide support, encouragement, and advice
  • Provide regular observations and appropriate feedback
  • Participate in all required triad meetings
  • Discuss report card responsibilities with your teacher candidate
  • Write an accurate final report on your teacher candidate’s performance

Faculty Advisor:

  • Provide support and guidance to other triad members
  • Provide regular observations and appropriate feedback
  • Arrange for cross check observations if needed
  • Coordinate midpoint, interim report (if needed) and final report meetings
  • Write an accurate final report on your teacher candidate’s performance

Teacher Candidate:

  • Work with school advisors to ensure a gradual immersion into teaching over ten weeks to reach a minimum of four consecutive weeks at an 80% work load
  • Prepare adequately for all courses/units taught
  • Act in a professional manner at all times
  • Abide by all department, staff, and school rules
  • Participate in all triad meetings
  • Act as a liaison (if needed) between the school advisor(s) and the faculty advisor
  • Reflect appropriately on practice
  • Respond appropriately to all feedback received by advisors
  • Discuss report card responsibilities with your school advisor and be prepared to assist in the writing of report cards
  • Participate actively in the extended school community