Shawnee State University's School of Education Program offers numerous and diverse field experiences for the pre-service teacher. Most teacher education courses require field components that vary in degree of observation and participation according to specific course objectives. Shawnee state is pleased to have the opportunity to place teacher candidates in area schools and centers in our region for these professional activities.
The Office of Pre-professional Services and the district contact person work cooperatively to arrange placement sites. Teacher licensure candidates are placed in chartered and/or approved schools and candidates are placed with cooperating/participating teachers who are appropriately certified/licensed/credentialed for their teaching assignment, have a minimum of one to three years of teaching experience, and have the full recommendation of their building administrator as a model professional educator.
Note: We do not have agreements with every district in each county.
Shawnee State also has agreements with the following agencies which provide diverse Service Learning experiences. Our students have opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others.
CIPA – International Students
A Time for Us – 14th
Street Center with opportunities to interact with school age children
Homeless Shelter – providing a safety net for the homeless
Habitat for Humanity – providing shelter for the needy
Big Brothers/Big Sisters – assisting school age students with a friend
SSU – numerous outreach opportunities in the community
Salvation Army – assisting the needy