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Student Teaching Process

Clinical Practice II (full time) student teaching applications are processed through the following web site: https://eawebprod.tcnj.edu/step/login.php.

Once completed, a printed copy of your application packet is to be submitted to the Program Coordinator in your major for approval (department signature).  If you are a Secondary Education major, please have your content area coordinator review the application before submitting the application packet to the Secondary Education Department.  MAT candidates only need the Secondary Education Graduate signature.

The application packet must include:

  1. A copy of the application
  2. A copy of your educational resume
  3. A copy of your unofficial transcript from PAWS
  4. If available, a copy of your Mantoux (TB) results, criminal background/fingerprinting results, and/or substitute certificate.

After you submit your application packet, please post your documentation electronically in LiveText.

Once your approved copy is received from the academic department, we:

A.  Compile contact information for all Student Teachers and determine which district they will be sent
B.  Package request letter and clearance forms out of LiveText and the Online Database into one document.
C.  Send to districts and wait for approvals. Once approved, additional clearance or internship forms maybe requested from the student
D.  We regularly follow up with our district contacts. Students not placed in one district, will be sent to additional districts until a placement is found.

 

If you have any questions or difficulties in processing your application refer to instructions on Student Teaching FAQ‘s.  Feel free to contact the STEP office at 609-771-2408 or step@tcnj.edu if you do not find the answer to your question online.

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The College is open with very limited on-campus staffing. For assistance and all questions, please contact us via email step@tcnj.edu.