Teacher Education Resources
FORMS & INFORMATION FOR TEACHING CLINICAL PRACTICE
The Teacher Education department of Regent University’s College of Arts & Sciences is committed to developing teachers who will enrich the lives of students. To this end, it provides resources to assist teachers. This page is designed to help student teachers, cooperating teachers, school principals, assistant principals, school division or central office personnel, and Regent’s faculty.
Please note that most of the forms are completed online via the link provided. Forms in Adobe PDF format can be edited and emailed to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can download Adobe Reader at www.adobe.com.
Five Teacher Education majors lead to initial professional licensure. Students must both declare the major and be formally accepted into the program. After successfully completing the entrance requirements below, students will apply for formal admission into the professional studies portion of the major. Upon acceptance, students may begin taking professional studies courses that begin with a UED designation.
Eligibility criteria for formal admission to the (UED) professional studies coursework:
- Complete most general education courses (grade C or higher)
- Complete a minimum of 45-55 credit hours
- Attain 2.7 GPA or higher
- Order background check through CastleBranch.com – Package Code RQ14. com Student Instruction Form
- Apply for the licensure track by completing the Teacher Education Major Entrance Application and Faculty Recommendation Request form.
Fall Application Due Date: March 1st
Spring Application Due Date: September 1st
PROFESSIONAL TEACHER ASSESSMENT
- Professional Teacher’s Assessment Requirements for Virginia Licensure & the School Leaders Licensure Assessment for Principals
- Prepare for a Praxis™ Test: Strategy and Tips
- Develop a Study Plan
- Free Test Preparation Webinars
- Praxis II Elementary Math Test Prep Course
- Praxis II (New test as of July 1, 2015) (computer-based only)
- Praxis remediation process
Early/Primary and Elementary Education Content Knowledge. Those preparing to teach grades PreK-3 or PreK-6 must pass the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment, the Reading for Virginia Educators assessments, and the Praxis Elementary Education Multiple Subjects Assessment.
- VCLA (Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment)
- Reading for Virginia Educators (5306/0306)
- Praxis Test: Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects Assessment [combined test code 5001]
The assessment is taken as one test in four parts:
- Reading and Language Arts Subtest  score 157
- Mathematics Subtest  score 157
- Social Studies Subtest  score 155
- Science Subtest  score 159
*To pass the Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects test you must receive a passing score on each subtest. You must take the full test on your initial attempt. If after your first attempt you did not pass one of the individual subtests, you may take just that subtest again for a reduced fee. Score reports for individuals who took the Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5031) prior to July 1, 2015, will be accepted provided the candidate met the passing score effective at the time the test was taken.
Secondary Education: Content KnowledgeThose preparing to teach grades 6-12 must pass the Praxis test related to their primary field of study and the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment.
- Praxis Test: English Language Arts: Content Knowledge , score 167, or
- Praxis Test: Mathematics: Content Knowledge , score 160, or
- Praxis Test: Social Studies: Content Knowledge , score 161, and the
- VCLA(Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment)
Teaching clinical practice is at the heart of Regent’s teacher preparation programs. Through carefully structured practicum placements, students apply theoretical constructs and research-based practices in authentic settings. The student will be placed in an accredited private or public school in a given a practicum placement. Students are required to successfully complete a minimum of ninety (90) practicum field experience hours. The practicum guide addresses the practicum experiences for students enrolled in UED 480A Practicum I, UED 480B Practicum II, and UEC 480 ECE Practicum.
Students will complete practicum experience hours for the required professional studies courses (UED courses) and must provide proof of the following requirements prior to practicum placement in a PreK-12 classroom.
- Negative tuberculosis screening results
- First Aid, CPR, AED certification
- Professional liability insurance
Early Childhood Education students enrolled in UEC 480 Practicum will identify an accredited private preschool or a pre-kindergarten setting in a public school. Once the student has identified a preferred placement, the Coordinator of Field Placements will set up the placement.
- Student Teaching Handbook
- Student Teaching Application
Fall application due date: March 1st
Spring application due date: September 1st
- Lesson Plan Template
- Student Teacher Personal Data Form
This form is designed to gather the student teacher’s contact details and information on educational background and internship experience.
- Student Teaching Diversity Report
This form helps student teachers to report basic demographic data about their internship classrooms.
- Student Teacher Feedback on Cooperating Teacher
The student teacher will complete this form at the end of each placement to provide constructive feedback about the cooperating teacher. Student feedback is used for the Teacher Education program improvement.
FORMS TO BE COMPLETED AT THE END OF THE INTERNSHIP SEMESTER
- Student Teacher Self-Evaluation
This form is designed to allow the student teacher to reflect on his or her professional qualities and dispositions during the internship.
- Student Teacher’s Evaluation of the University Supervisor
This form helps the student to provide constructive feedback about the Director of Student Teaching.
- Teacher Education Program Exit Conference Questionnaire
This form is designed to allow the student to provide constructive feedback about his or her internship experience and the overall Teacher Education program.
PROGRAM LEVEL ASSESSMENT
- Christian Leadership Survey – Teacher Education
This assessment helps students evaluate and reflect on their level of readiness for Christian leadership. All students of our programs must participate in this survey.
We understand CONFIDENTIALITY: The purpose of the survey is to produce data that will allow the College of Arts and Sciences Teacher Education Department to assess their programs and services. Participant names will be collected to determine survey completion, but not used for result analysis. Participant responses will only be identified by a participant number or code for analysis. Any data related to your participating in this study will be held in the strictest confidentiality and only used for program improvement. Thank you for your participation!
The feedback and survey is an integral part of the process of enhancing the Teacher Education Program in preparing students to transform lives.
- Student Teaching Handbook
This guide provides information to help ensure a successful student teaching experience.
- Cooperating Teacher “Getting Started” Checklist.
The form serves as a guide for ensuring that the cooperating teacher has
completed the activities necessary to assure a smooth beginning for a student teacher.
- Overview of Student Teacher Evaluation Process
- Weekly Evaluation of Student Teacher by Cooperating Teacher
This form is designed to help the cooperating teacher give the teacher candidate frequent specific feedback. After checking the applicable items in each area, please continue with the successive sections and provide specific information regarding strengths and areas for improvement.
- Regent University CAS Student Teacher Evaluation Form
This online form allows student teacher evaluators to assess performance at the mid-term and final point of the internship placement. The completed form will be electronically transmitted to us and we will email you a PDF copy of your report within a few days of submission.
- Cooperating Teacher Feedback
This online form, which will be electronically transmitted to us, allows the cooperating teacher to provide feedback that will help assess and improve Regent’s teacher preparation program.
- Cooperating Teachers Stipend Form
Regent University CAS Student Teacher Evaluation by School Administrator
This form is designed to allow all student teacher evaluators to assess performance in several areas of teaching. Administrators are asked to submit it online after completing a student teacher observation. Within a few days of submission, we will email you a PDF copy of your submitted report.
- Regent University CAS Student Teacher Evaluation Form
This online form is designed to allow all student teacher evaluators to assess performance in several areas of teaching at the mid-term and final point of the internship placement. Within a few days of electronic submission, we will email you a PDF copy of your submitted report.
- Student Teaching Portfolio Evaluation Rubric
- Report of Observation and Conference by University Supervisor
This online form, which will be electronically transmitted to us, is designed to allow the cooperating teacher to evaluate the teacher candidate in several areas.
- Teach for America – a national teacher corps of college graduates and professionals who commit to teach for two years and raise student achievement in public schools.
- Get your federal student loans forgiven or canceled for your service as a teacher
ACADEMIC ADVISING, GREEN TEAM
Dr. William Cox
Dr. Kurt Kreassig
Dr. Anne Mannarino
Dr. Rene Martinez