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:

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