Michigan State University College of Education & Chicago Public Schools. Information Session Sunday, February 17, 2008 5:00 – 7:00 PM. CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL’S AT A GLANCE. CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL’S AT A GLANCE CONTINUED. http://www.cps.k12.il.us. HYDE PARK. HYDE PARK.
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Sunday, February 17, 2008
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Michigan State UniversityCollege of EducationTeacher Preparation Program5th Year Internship Requirement – Chicago Public Schools Fall –Spring 2008-2009 Estimated Costs
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY - COLLEGE OF EDUCATION WILL COVER THE COST OF TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND MEALS FOR ACCEPTED PARTICIPANTS DURING THE REQUIRED PRE-INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE.
*Student tuition is determined at the rate of current student enrollment status. This cost does not include required books/texts.
**Student interns are required to obtain and maintain their own personal laptop computer for full participation in course instruction.
Rogers Park has several elevated Red Line stations. Travel times to The Loop are at least 35 minutes due reconstruction of the Belmont and Fullerton stations. There is also the Metra Rogers Park station, where travel time to downtown Chicago are 20 to 23 minutes.
CPS STUDENT TEACHING PROGRAM APPLICATION COMPONENTS Affairs E-Mail Notification
This reference sheet provides university partners with details surrounding the following items:
All candidates will be required to submit a resume that outlines the candidate's educational profile, work history, volunteer experiences, observations, clinical experiences and teaching experiences (if applicable). The resume must be in a clear, organized, logical structure and include an original and insightful objective. The resume should highlight activities, leadership roles and skills related to the field of education. The resume should be created prior to applying online and saved in Word (.doc) or Adobe (.pdf), so it may be uploaded when completing the online application. Resumes should not exceed two pages in length.
2. Application Questions
Candidates must respond to three of the following questions. All candidates must respond to the first question, and then choose one question each from question sets 2 and 3. All responses must be completed in full paragraphs, using appropriate grammar and writing. All responses must be limited to 1500 words in total – 500 per question.
1. (REQUIRED OF ALL APPLICANTS):
Identify two previous experiences or two strategies that you will use in order to ensure high academic achievement for your CPS students. Explain how you will accomplish this.
2. Question Set 2 (CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING):
A. How will student teaching in an urban Chicago Public School specifically prepare you for your long-term career as a teacher?
B. What are your three goals for your student teaching experience? How will student teaching in the Chicago Public Schools help you achieve those goals?
3. Question Set 3 (CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING):
A. What is your personal definition of “urban education”? What qualities or abilities are most important for urban educators to possess in order to be successful?
B. Describe a time when you worked with others to overcome a significant obstacle or address a challenge. What did you learn from that experience that will make you a more effective teacher in an urban classroom?
C. Describe what you perceive to be the typical challenges a teacher faces in an urban classroom setting. How will you address these challenges?
3. Lesson Plan Prompt
All applicants must submit an original lesson plan for a specific grade-level and subject of their choice (planned lesson should not exceed 55 minutes of instructional time). The lesson should demonstrate the candidate’s ability to design an effective lesson that will ensure all students meet your intended learning outcome. Candidates should be sure to:
Successful STP candidates will demonstrate evidence of the following competencies in their application materials. These competencies will be assessed across the application materials to give CPS a holistic view of the candidates.
As it relates to scoring applications, overall CPS is seeking candidates that demonstrate definite, positive evidence of the program competencies, as outlined above, throughout all of their application materials.
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