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Internship Announcements

Fall 2015 Interns

WHAT

DATE

DETAILS

Internship Application

Application Window
January 1 - March 31, 2015

Athens State On-line

Praxis II Test Requirements

July 31, 2015

Test scores must be received by the Field Experience and Internship Office by July 31, 2015

View Placements

August 10, 2015

Athens State On-line

Internship Seminar

August 17, 2015

Athens State Main Campus
Sandridge Student Center Ballroom
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

First Day in School

August 18, 2015

Assigned School

Certification Meeting

September 22, 2015

Athens State Campus
McCandless Hall
3 pm to 5 pm

Spring 2016 Interns

WHAT

DATE

DETAILS

Internship Application

Application Window April 1 – June 30, 2015

Athens State On-line
Praxis II Test Requirements December 1, 2015 Test scores must be received by the Field Experience and Internship Office by July 31, 2015
View Placements December 14, 2015 Athens State On-line
Internship Seminar January 11, 2016 Athens State Main Campus Sandridge Student Center Ballroom 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
First Day in School January 12, 2016 Assigned School
Certification Meeting TBA TBA

Field Experience Announcements

Summer Semester 2015

Looking for a great field experience opportunity! Look no further! Students are needed to teach at several of our summer programs! Click here for more information.

Fall Semester 2015

August 17 – September 7: Window for students to submit online field experience application

September 7: Due date to submit online field experience application (Late requests must be cleared by the Field Experience Coordinator).

September 21: Students may view their placements and begin to contact schools

September 28 – November 20: Window for students to complete requested days of field experience (9 week period)

October 26 – November 6: 2 week window for COE course release

November 27: Deadline to submit Field Experience Verification Form into the Field Experience Course in Blackboard


Spring Semester 2016

January 11 – January 25: Window for students to submit online field experience application

January 25: Due date to submit online field experience application (Late requests must be cleared by the Field Experience Coordinator).

February 1: Students may view their placements and begin to contact schools

February 8 – April 8: Window for students to complete requested days of field experience (9 week period)

March 7 – March 18: 2 week window for COE course release

April 15: Deadline to submit Field Experience Verification Form into the Field Experience Course in Blackboard


Upcoming Praxis II Study Sessions
Athens State offers one study session per semester for the following Praxis II tests:
  • Elementary Multiple Subjects (5031 and 5001)
  • Special Education: Core Knowledge & Applications (5354)
  • Teaching Reading (5204)
Preview sessions will be scheduled at the beginning of each semester. These sessions serve as a preview of materials/concepts for test preparation and aid students in focusing their study these three tests. The following session has been scheduled:

Friday, January 30, 2015
Teaching Reading (5204), 9:00-12:00, Location: Classroom Building, Rm: CB 101
Special Education (5354), 9:00-10:30, Location: Classroom Building, Rm: CB 102
Elementary Multiple Subjects (5031/5001), 1:00-4:00, Location: Classroom Building, Rm: CB 101

Friday, May 29, 2015
Teaching Reading (5204), 9:00-12:00, Location: Classroom Building, Rm: CB 101
Special Education (5354), 9:00-10:30, Location: Classroom Building, Rm: CB 102
Elementary Multiple Subjects (5031/5001), 1:00-4:00, Location: Classroom Building, Rm: CB 101

If you wish to attend one of the study sessions, then please send an email with your name, your major, the date of preview session, and the name of the study session you will be attending to Elaine McGill as soon as possible for the January sessions and by May 22 for the May sessions so sufficient materials may be prepared..

Study materials for many of the Praxis tests can be found in Blackboard under the Preparing for the Praxis II Tests organization. Study materials for the Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) test can be found in Blackboard under the Department: ED organization.

For questions about which Praxis tests are required for each major, please visit the College of Education website under Teacher Education Services, Praxis II Frequently Asked Questions.

Upcoming Praxis Test Dates in the state of Alabama
You can find out the testing windows for the computer-delivered Praxis tests by clicking here to access the ETS Praxis Testing Center and Dates webpage. Once you are on the webpage, you can find out where Testing Centers are located by clicking on the Find Test Centers button.

Attention students within the College of Education and College of Arts and Science with an Education minor - You can now take your required Praxis exams at the Athens State University Testing Center! The Athens State University Testing Center is now an Educational Testing Services (ETS) Certified Test Administration Site. This certification allows the University Testing Center to offer the computerized Praxis series including the Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core), Praxis I® Pre-Professional Skills Tests (PPST®), and Praxis II® Subject Assessments.

To be able to take the Praxis tests at the Athens State University Testing Center, students must register to take the exams through the ETS website www.ets.org/praxis. The site code for Athens State University is STN14800A. Exams are scheduled to begin at 9:00 am and 2:30 pm at the Athens State University Testing Center.

Please visit web.athens.edu/testing/ to access the Athens State University Testing Center webpage for more information about the testing center. Click on the Praxis button on their webpage to see the Fall 2014 testing window dates.



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