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Qualifications for Student Teaching

Student teaching is designed to be the culminating experience in the undergraduate teacher education curriculum. As such, all other requirements for graduation must be completed prior to student teaching.

Applicants must have completed no fewer than 108 credits, including general education, physical education major and teacher education classes. Additionally, candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the physical education liberal arts courses in order to be placed in student teaching.

Candidates also must obtain at least a "C" grade in all coursework in performance skills, professional sequence and electives.

To be considered for student teaching placement, candidates must show a SUNY Brockport cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better at the conclusion of the semester prior to student teaching. This must reflect only the coursework completed at SUNY Brockport. (Summer and winter sessions immediately preceding the student teaching semester may not be used to improve either the 2.0 or the 2.5 GPAs for this purpose)

Students who do not demonstrate a cumulative Brockport GPA of 2.5 or better at the conclusion of the semester prior to student teaching are ineligible to student teach during the intended semester.

Students denied eligibility to student teach must resubmit their updated student teaching application for consideration the following semester.

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