1. Participate in a middle school or high school for the entire public school semester. The characteristics of this assignment are outlined in “Characteristics of Single Subject Student Teaching” (Chapter 2).
2. Design unit, weekly and daily lesson plans and share these with your directing teachers.
3. Schedule and participate in a weekly conference with each directing teacher (Form #6).
4. Confer weekly with university supervisor, following the supervisor’s observation of a lesson.
5. Observe other teachers at least once per week throughout the entire semester.
6. Demonstrate professional conduct and obligations at the school site (Chapter 1), including the following:
7. Be open to suggestions and learn to become aware of how others perceive you.
8. Communicate effectively and regularly with directing teacher(s), university supervisors, site administrators, seminar leader, and fellow student teachers for the purposes of working together to provide experiences, which benefit the participants and address the candidate learning outcomes.
9. Keep a notebook of lesson plans, feedback, and reflection on your teaching.
10. Participate in two Progress Conferences, using Form #7, Progress Conference with Teacher Candidates: (1) in the 5th week of the semester with directing teacher(s) and university supervisor; and (2) in the 10th week of the semester with the university supervisor and the directing teacher.
11. Schedule and meet individually with directing teachers and university supervisor to discuss the completed Evaluation of a Single Subject Candidate's Teaching Performance form, Form #9, at the end of the student teaching semester.
12. Complete the Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA).
13. Meet with the Credential Analyst to finalize your credential filing with the CTC.
14. Complete Program Evaluation forms, Forms #15A to #15F at the end of student teaching.
15. Complete the Program Completion Questionnaire, Form #14.