Friday, August 19, 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.,
Jones Commons (N300 LC)

This is a mandatory workshop for TEP students who will be student teaching Fall 2016. If you are unable to attend this workshop, please contact mary-heath@uiowa.edu no later than April 21, 2016, to find out what date the only make-up session is scheduled for.


Morning Session - 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

8:45 Registration – Jones Commons (N300 LC)
9:00 Welcome – Jones Commons (N300 LC)
9:15 Teacher Licensure – Jones Commons (N300 LC)
Dave Tingwald, Office of Education Services
Teacher Education Convocation Ceremony. Greg Hamot, Ph.D., Faculty Sponsor
10:15 Refreshment Break – TLC (N110 LC)
10:30 Orientation to Student Teaching – Jones Commons (N300 LC)
Sarah Runkel., Coordinator, Student Field Experiences

Learn about policies and expectations for the student teaching experience. Grading policies, evaluation procedures and the documentation of the student teaching experience are discussed.
10:30 The Student Teaching Semester: Setting the Stage for Success – TLC (N110 LC)
Nancy Langguth, Ph.D., Associate Coordinator, Student Field Experiences

Hear from a recent graduate of the Teacher Education Program, a Cooperating Teacher, and a College Supervisor on student teaching “dos and don’ts” as well as challenges and highlights associated with student teaching.
12:00 Linda Baker Launch Lunch: For Student Teacher Participants


Afternoon Session 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

1:00 Job Searching: What You Need to Know – Jones Commons (N300 LC)
Lindsay Adolphs, Senior Career Advisor, Pomerantz Career Center

Learn about the unique aspects of job searches for educators. Topics include how to prepare for the spring Educator Job Fair, create and update education résumés and cover letters, how to effectively network and dress professionally for upcoming interviews. Learn tips and timelines for a
successful job search.
2:30 Interviewing: The District Perspective – Jones Commons (N300 LC)

What are employers looking for in new hires? How can you stand out during your student teaching experience? What should you expect in an interview? Experienced administrators share insights about successful interview practices.