Field placement with Urban Teacher Academy

Urban Teacher Academy teacher in the classroomStudents in the Urban Teacher Academy are praised with placements in urban schools and assigned to highly qualified veteran teachers who work at the assigned schools.

All students in the academy attend university-recognized transcripted courses during their junior and senior years and also attend UTA seminars to help build their knowledge about urban environments.

EDT 318
 Junior (Year 1)
  • Yearlong class with field placement
  • Highly qualified teacher assigned as mentor 
  • 40-60 hours in classroom
  • Service learning options in urban school community
EDT 418 Senior (Year 2)
  • First semester: Teaching methods block
  • Field experience (80 hours: EYA, to 120 hours: ECE) in urban school with mentor teacher
  • Second semester: Full-time student teaching in mentor teacher’s classroom (10-15 week duration)

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