Secondary education, the second stage traditionally found in formal education , beginning about age 11 to 13 and ending usually at age 15 to 18. The dichotomy between elementary education and secondary education has gradually become less marked, not only in curricula but also in organization. At USQ, you’ll be part of the Education profession from your first day of study, with additional professional activities and industry networking opportunities which support your learning, equip you with practical classroom skills and enhance your employability and job readiness.
To be eligible for student teaching, a student must have been admitted to teacher education, be in good academic standing, have demonstrated necessary dispositions to be a successful teacher, have successfully completed the required clinical experience, completed 56 of the required 64 convocation credits, and must have had a complete records check.
The 3PD model provides for a team-based approach to the design, development, and delivery of online courses and deals not only with the initial development of learning materials and online environments (Phase 1: Preparing functional requirements), but also ongoing review and revision phases (Phase 2: Evaluate, elaborate and enhance, and Phase 3: Maintain).
By joining the Student-Iowa State Education Association ( S-ISEA ), a statewide education organization, secondary education majors have opportunities to attend conferences, participate in service learning projects with youth, host speakers, attend social events, and expand their network with other students and teachers.
After successfully completing coursework, fieldwork, and a full-time teaching practicum, you will be prepared to teach students in grades 8-12 in Massachusetts and have reciprocity to teach in approximately 40 other states via the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Contract.