Field and Clinical Experiences
Mission Statement of the Office of Field & Clinical Experiences
The mission of the Office of Field and Clinical Experiences is to bridge theory, research and methods learned in professional education courses with professional practice involved in the P-12 experiences which are essential to the development of highly qualified teachers.
Office of Field & Clinical Experiences Goals
To provide appropriate clinical experiences for teacher candidates to meet standards for the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) and other standards required for teacher certification and highly qualified status.
To collaborate with P-12 school districts in placing student interns in appropriate settings for student internships.
To provide appropriate seminars and workshops for student interns to include pre-, mid-term, and post-internship-during the sixteen week internship assignment.
To provide appropriate supervision and assessment of student interns during the sixteen-week internship.