Professional Semester II (PS II) is the second professional semester and is only offered in the Spring (January- April). It may be taken directly after PS I if a student has 25 or more courses (75 credit hours) completed at the point of admission. (If less than 25 courses have been completed, the remaining courses in the first degree and/or remaining education course electives should be completed.)
The PS II semester consists of:
It is an opportunity to integrate theory and practice under expert guidance. You'll begin teaching within the first few days, usually with approximatley one-half of your Teacher Associate's workload, progressing to 2/3 and then a likelihood of a full teaching load for no more than 3-5 days!
Your PS II Teacher Associate will provide daily verbal feedback and at regular intervals throughout the practicum will complete the PS II Formative Assessment Form to assist you with your growth and devlopment. This form is yours and is not submitted to the Field Experience office.
For a complete list of PS II resources, please visit our Forms and Guidelines page.