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Internship Announcements

Fall 2014 Interns

WHAT

DATE

DETAILS

Internship Application

Application Window
January 1 - March 31, 2014

Athens State On-line

Praxis II Test Requirements

August 13, 2014

Test scores must be received by the Field Experience and Internship Office by August 13, 2014

View Placements

August 14, 2014

Athens State On-line

Internship Seminar

August 18, 2014

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

First Day in School

August 19, 2014

Assigned School

Certification Seminar

October 7, 2014

Athens State Campus
McCandless Hall
3 pm to 5 pm


Spring 2015 Interns

WHAT

DATE

DETAILS

Internship Application

Application Window
April 1 – June 30, 2014

Athens State On-line

Praxis II Test Requirements

January 9, 2015

Test scores must be received by the Field Experience and Internship Office by January 9, 2015

View Placements

December 15, 2014

Athens State On-line

Internship Seminar

January 12, 2015

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

First Day in School

January 13, 2015

Assigned School

Certification Meeting

February 17, 2015

To Be Announced


Field Experience Announcements

Fall Semester 2014

August 18 – September 8: Window for students to submit online field experience application

September 8: Due date to submit online field experience application
(Late requests must be cleared by the Field Experience Coordinator).

September 22: Students view field experience placements and begin to contact schools

September 29 – November 21: Window for students to complete requested days of field experience (8 week period)

October 27 – November 7: 2 week window for COE course release

November 28: Deadline to submit Field Experience Verification Form into the Field Experience Course in Blackboard


Spring Semester 2015

January 12 – January 26: Window for students to submit online field experience application

January 26: Due date to submit online field experience application (Late requests must be cleared by the Field Experience Coordinator).

February 2: Students may view their placements and begin to contact schools

February 9 – April 10: Window for students to complete requested days of field experience (9 week period)

March 30 – April 10: 2 week window for COE course release

April 17: 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)
  • Special Education: Core Knowledge & Applications (0354 / 5354)
  • Teaching Reading (0204 / 5204)
Study sessions will be scheduled at the beginning of each semester. The study sessions will serve as a preview of materials/concepts for test preparation and will aid students in focusing their study for each of the tests. The study sessions for the 2014 Summer Semester have been scheduled to take place on the following dates:

Friday, September 19, 2014
Special Education: Core Knowledge & Applications (5354), 10:00-12:00, Location: CB 101

Friday, October 10, 2014
Teaching Reading (5204), 9:00-12:00, Location: CB 102
Elementary Multiple Subjects (5031), 1:00-4:00, Location: CB 102

If you wish to attend one of the study sessions, then please send an email with your name, major, date of study session, and the name of the study session you will be attending to Elaine McGill.

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 www.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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