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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

An Overview


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Provide additional information about key components of the teacher education program

    • Conceptual Framework

    • Admissions Requirements

    • Dispositions

    • Sample Field Experiences

  • Supplemental to the Teacher Education Handbook, Student Teaching Handbook, and Teaching Work Sample Handbook

Purpose of training materials:


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Conceptual Framework


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Conceptual Framework Core Values

  • Knowledge

  • Planning & Preparation

  • Instruction & Assessment

  • Management

  • Technology

  • Professionalism


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • An underlying structure based on research and knowledge which provides the foundation for what we believe makes “Teaching:A Journey Worth Taking”.

  • Provides direction for programs, courses, teaching, candidate performance, faculty scholarship and service

Conceptual Framework


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Conceptual Framework Core Values

  • Knowledge - Knowledge of content, pedagogy & the learner as demonstrated through course content, PPST Exam, CAAP Exam, Praxis II Content Exams, and the Praxis II Principles of Learning and Teaching

  • Planning & Preparation – Process of identifying the knowledge and skills teachers want students to acquire, determine an appropriate sequence in which to teach such knowledge and skills, and develop classroom activities that will promote maximal learning and keep students continually motivated and on task


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Conceptual Framework Core Values

  • Instruction & Assessment - Engaging and monitoring students in planned learning activities employing knowledge of subject matter and research-based educational practices reflecting how K-12 students learn in order to make instructional decisions

  • Management - Creating a climate conducive to learning through activities and tasks which establish a comfortable and respectful environment which cultivates a culture for learning and creates a safe place for risk taking.


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Conceptual Framework Core Values

  • Technology – Integration of a variety of technological resources to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.

  • Professionalism – Demonstrates behavior that includes reflecting on teaching, maintaining accurate records, communicating with families, contributing to the school and district, growing and developing professionally, demonstrating appropriate behavior and dispositions, and contributing to the general well-being of the institution


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General Education Block

Advanced Educational Block

Student Teaching Block

Early Professional Block

Pre-Professional Block

DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Students complete 5 blocks of coursework


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Advising check sheet is aligned to the five blocks of the program

  • Students maintain an updated program advising check sheet by semester

Advising Check Sheet


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Declare major and minor, if required

  • Complete the following courses with “C” or better:

    • ENGL 101 Composition I

    • SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech

    • MATH 102 College Algebra

Admission to Teacher Education Requirements:


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Complete the following pre-professional education courses with “C” or better:

    • EDFN 338 Foundations of American Education

    • SPED 100 Intro to Persons with Exceptionalities

    • EPSY 302 Educational Psychology

Admission to Teacher Education Requirements:


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Admission Essays:

  • EDFN 338: Why do you want to be a teacher?

  • SPED 100: What is IDEA and what is your role?

  • EPSY 302: What learning theory best describes how students learn?


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Electronic portfolio:

    • Course Essays

    • Community Service Reflection

      http://www.departments.dsu.edu/educate/portfolio/default.htm

Admission to Teacher Education Requirements:


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Successfully pass the Praxis I Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) in

    • Math (171)

    • Writing (172)

    • Reading (173)

  • Recommend completing PPST after 32 credit hours completed and while enrolled in introductory education courses

Admission to Teacher Education Requirements:


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Admission to Teacher Education Requirements:

  • Achieve and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.6 or better


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Submit a Disclosure of Conviction of Crimes for Certification in South Dakota, SDCL 13-42-10

Admission to Teacher Education Requirements:


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Complete 30 hours of community service

    • Volunteer service

  • Submit a Verification of Community Service Form

Admission to Teacher Education Requirements:


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Sign “Expectations for Professional Conduct” form

    • Attendance and Punctuality

    • Participation in Class Activities

    • Working with Others

    • Meeting Deadlines

    • Abide by South Dakota Code of Professional Ethics for Teachers

Admission to Teacher Education Requirements:


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Admissionto Student Teaching Requirements:

    • Formal admittance into the Teacher Education Program

    • Request ADA Accommodations, if necessary

    • Achieve and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.6 or better

    • Achieve and maintain a GPA of 2.7 or better in major courses

    • Satisfactory completion of all coursework prior to student teaching


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Admissionto Student Teaching Requirements:

    • Satisfactory completion of all professional education coursework with a “C” or better

    • Successful completion of Level III Field Experiences based on an evaluation from the cooperating teacher and recommendation from the assigned university supervisor

    • Completed meeting with the Director of Field Services to review program/degree audit, placement preference information, and the disclosure of convictions

    • Completed meeting with the DSU Registrar for the purposes of a final degree audit and application for graduation


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Admissionto Student Teaching Requirements:

    • Register for the Praxis II Content Exam(s) in applicable certification area(s). Exam must be successfully completed according to current established minimum scores prior to student teaching.

    • Complete and submit application packet for student teaching

      • Application (basic information and placement preference)

      • Letter of introduction

      • Disclosure of Convictions

      • Program check sheet

      • Recommendation Forms (2) (One must be from Level III university supervisor)


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Admissionto Student Teaching Requirements:

    • Submit and gain approval of electronic portfolio

      • Professional Resume

      • List of Professional Organizations and Extracurricular Activities

      • Updated Philosophy of Education

      • Field Experience Summaries

      • Sample Lesson Plans

      • Management Plan

    • Majors in natural sciences must submit the capstone experience completion form signed by an advisor.

      Note: The Student Assessment & Monitoring Committee reviews applications and notifies candidate in writing of admission status.


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Sample of Field Experiences for elementary education majors:

Level ISPED 100 Introduction to Persons with Exceptionalities

(12 hours per course)EDFN 338 Foundations of American Education

EPSY 302 Educational Psychology

Level IIELED 440 K-8 Language Methods

(various hours)ARTE 310 K-8 Art Methods

EDFN 365 Computer-Based Technology & Learning

ELED 450 K-8 Reading Methods

ELED 453 Diagnosis & Correction of Reading

MUS 353 K-8 Music Methods

PE 360 K-8 PE Methods

Level IIIELED 320 K-8 Science Methods

(two weeks, full-time)ELED 330 K-8 Math Methods

ELED 454 Guided Reading

SPED 400 Teaching in a Diverse Classroom

Level IVELED 488 Student Teaching

(60 school days)


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • The Student Teaching Semester

    • Professional Development Seminars

      • Overview of Student Teaching Seminar

      • Teaching Work Sample Training – Part I

      • Teaching Work Sample Training – Part II

      • Credentials File Preparation Workshop

      • Interviewing and Resume Writing Workshop

      • Technology/Diversity Conference

        • Includes Principal’s Forum, Teacher’s Forum, Presentation by the SD TOY, etc.

      • Praxis PLT Preparation

      • Topics Series

        • Differentiated Instruction, Poverty, 21st Century Skills, etc.

      • Debriefing and Exit Seminar

        • Includes presentation by the Director of the ASBSD

          Note: Attendance at all seminars is mandatory. Details can be found on the Student Teaching Calendar.


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • The Student Teaching Semester Interesting Facts at a Glance:

    • Time Requirements

      • 60 school days for elementary education

      • 60 school days for secondary education

      • 40/40 school days for elementary/special education

    • Criminal Background Checks

      • Required of all candidates

      • Must be completed, and report received by district, prior to the first day of student teaching

    • Absence Policy

      • “Take it off, make it up”

    • “Student Teaching Handbook” is a good resource for all pertinent policies.


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“The values, commitments, and professional ethics that influence behaviors toward students, families, colleagues, and communities and affect student learning, motivation, and development as well as the educator’s own professional growth.”

Dispositions


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Guided by beliefs and attitudes related to values.

Dispositions


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Why are dispositions important?

  • Dispositions are developmental in nature and help you to become a more effective:

    • Teacher

    • Colleague with other teachers, staff, and administration

    • Role model for students


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Interaction with Students

  • Interaction with Peers, Staff, and Parents

  • Intrapersonal

Categories of Dispositions


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

  • Caring

  • Patient

  • Empathetic

  • Fair

  • Equitable

Interactionwith Students

  • Compassionate

  • Accepting of Others

  • Flexible*

  • Creative*

  • Open-Minded


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Interaction with Peers, Staff, Parents

  • Reliable

  • Enthusiastic

  • Cooperative

  • Responsible

  • Flexible*

  • Competent

  • Organized

  • Disciplined

  • Creative*

  • Adaptable to Change

  • Effective Communicator


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Intrapersonal

  • Integrity

  • Hardworking

  • Life-long Learner


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

When are dispositions evaluated? Who evaluates?

  • GS 100

    • Self Evaluation

  • Admission to Teacher Education

    • Self Evaluation

    • Level I Professor


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

When are dispositions evaluated? Who evaluates?

  • Admission to Student Teaching

    • Self Evaluation

    • Level III Cooperating Teacher

    • Level III University Supervisor

  • Exit from Student Teaching

    • Self Evaluation

    • Cooperating Teacher

    • University Supervisor


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DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITYTeacher Education Program

Other helpful information:

Dakota State University: www.dsu.edu

College of Education: www.dsu.edu/educate

College of Education Office: (605) 256-5177

Dr. Judy Dittman, Dean

Dr. Crystal Pauli, Director of Field Services

Billie Hoekman, Senior Secretary

Shelly Rawstern, Program Assistant II


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