Clinical Practice I Semester

What To Expect

This semester focuses on methods courses and fieldwork centered on actual lessons presented by students in school placement classrooms. The semester includes 80 hours of fieldwork with associated assignments.

Students entering this semester:  Remember that mentors read your Educational Philosophy to help decide if they’d like to work with you, so please re-visit your Educational Philosophy and update it with any new information you’ve learned.

View this YouTube video presentation to be sure you are eligible.

If you have passed Clinical Experience with a B- or better, finished your 50 hours of Fieldwork and have a GPA of 3.0 or above, you are eligible for Clinical Practice I in the Spring or Fall semester.

EXCEPTION: If you are interested in taking CP I in the summer, you must also pass the Praxis II in your content area by February 1st. There will be a MANDATORY meeting for summer 2022 CP I on February 3rd at 4:30 pm.

  • April 1st to apply for the next Fall semester
  • October 1st to apply for the next Spring Semester
  • February 1st to apply for the Summer Semester 

If you are eligible (View the PowerPoint), log into the Clinical Practice I Application. Make sure that you pull down the correct semester you are going into (Fall, Spring, or Summer) and pull down the correct course: Clinical Practice 1. Do NOT select Clinical Experience, Clinical Practice 2 or 3.

Wizard CP I

  • Make an appointment with your preceptor(s) on the precepting days:
    • Fall Semester: Late October/Early November
    • Spring Semester: Late March/Early April

You can find the name(s) of your preceptor(s) on your Degree Works in the top left corner.

  • To move into the Clinical Praxis II semester you must pass Praxis II by the deadlines during this semester:     
    • October 1st for Spring CP II
    • April 1st for Fall CP II

There will be a MANDATORY meeting for summer 2022 CP I on February 3rd at 4:30 pm in F111. (If eligible)

To see the curriculum for your area of interest use DegreeWorks.

If you are a current student at Stockton University, access your portal for DegreeWorks, then look for the “what if” option to explore the various teacher certification paths.

This program is accessible even if you are not currently a student with Stockton University. in this case, follow the instructions on the Eudcation Interest sheet you can findhere.

We have following program paths/degree options available:

If you are interested in Summer Clinical Practice I, please answer this interest survey which has a direct link to the summer fieldwork application. Only students who filled out both (survey AND fieldwork application) will be considered. 

The hard deadline is February 1st. Praxis II scores will have to be received in the SOE office on February 1st.

There will be a MANDATORY meeting for summer 2022 CP I on February 3rd at 4:30 pm in F111. (If eligible)

Starting with Fall 2022, Stockton School of Education will be implementing the Flex Rule. For more information click HERE.