Exit Requirements from Teacher Education
- Successful completion of all coursework outlined by the Teacher Education Governance Unit and the major department.
- Successful completion of student teaching including required documentation.
- Make formal application for graduation.
The Dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences recommends licensure based on the candidate meeting the guidelines established by the Education Standards and Practices Board of North Dakota.
Minot State University Teacher Education Data
A. Number of candidates in the regular teacher preparation program:
1. Total number of candidates enrolled during academic 2002-2003: Full time =
218, Part time = 15 (includes candidates who are formally admitted and
enrolled in Teacher Education.)
B. Information about supervised student teaching:
2. Number of students in programs of supervised student teaching during
academic year 2002-2003: 124
3. Number of supervising faculty who were:
Appointed full-time in professional education: 12
Appointed part-time in professional education and full-time in institution: 12
Appointed part-time in professional education, not otherwise employed by the institution: 1
Total number of supervising faculty for the teacher preparation program during 2002-2003: 25
4. The student/faculty ratio was (divide the total given B2 by the number given in B3): 17.47
5. The average number of hours per week required of candidate participation in supervised student teaching in these programs was: 35-40 hours. The total number of weeks of supervised student teaching required is 12-16. The total number of hours required is 113-150* hours.* "Actual teaching" is the only activity that has a required minimum number of hours attached, however, additional hours are expected and logged each week in: 1) observation and participation; 2) preparation for actual teaching; 3) activities related to teaching.
C. Information about state approval or accreditation of teaching preparation programs:
6. Is your teacher preparation program currently approved or accredited by the
state? X Yes No
7. Is your teacher preparation program currently under a designation as "low performing" by the state (as per section 208(a) of the HEA of 1998? Yes No X