Graduate Student Teaching

MST Candidates may monitor their own progress by completing the following requirements prior to student teaching:


1.    Matriculation and GPA 3.0
2.    Biographical Verification/Registration Online
3.    4 Hard Copies Updated Resume with Fieldwork Placements and Email
4.    Placement Request Worksheet
5.    Updated TB Test

Performance Competencies

(course related assignments will be submitted by professors)

6.    Graded Rubric: Microteaching
7.    Graded Rubric: Microteaching Reflection
8.    Graded Rubric: Work Sample (Tutoring)

Knowledge Competence (NYS Certification Exams) NYSTCE

Applying for certification on or after May 1, 2014

12.    Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA)
13.    Educating All Students Test (EAST)
14.    Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST)
15.    Content Specialty Test (CST)

All tests must be passed before NYS Certification is issued.

Applying for certification before 4/30/14

12.   ATS-W secondary or elementary
13.   LAST
14.   CST

All tests must be passed before NYS Certification is issued.

Field Experience

16.    Field Experience (100 hrs with 15 Special Ed)
17.    Diverse Hours Documented (30)
18.    Special Ed Hours Documented (50) NYS has Mandated Special Ed Hours for All K-12 Candidates
19.    Classroom Teacher Evaluation: Gray/Form 4
20.    Field Experience Survey: Purple/Form 5
21.    Teacher Ed Faculty Reference: Beige/Form 7
22.    Dispositions Checklist: Orange/Form 8
23.    Professional Development Activities (3)
24.    Fingerprint Clearance
25.    Register on TEACH