Applying to the Program & Field Placements

Requirements

All students who wish to take the FORL 4650 Opening School Experience, the FORL 4030 / 6030 Practicum, the FORL 4061, 4062, & 4063 Student Teaching and/or the FORL 4060 Internship must be admitted into the Teacher Education program.

  • Make a minimum grade of “C” in Essential Skills core (1st BA students only)
  • Make a minimum grade of “C” in EDUC 2110
  • Have a GPA of no less than 2.50 (includes all GSU and transfer credit)
Email a copy of the following to Deb Loden:

*After applying to the program, the student will need to fill out the paperwork for their Pre-Service Certificate. Students cannot request the Pre-Service Certificate on their own. Institutions must request this certificate on behalf of those who have been admitted to a teacher education program.

Placement Preference Information Forms

All students who wish to take the FORL 4030 / 6030 Practicum, the FORL 4061, 4062, & 4063 Student Teaching and/or the FORL 4060 Internship must submit the below information form by the following deadlines:

  • February 1st for the fall semester
  • September 1st for the spring semester 

Please be advised that failure to meet the above deadlines will postpone your Practicum, Student Teaching, and/or Internship to the following semester.  Fill out the Practicum & Student Teaching Information forms if you are currently not teaching fulltime.

Practicum Information Form  Student Teaching Information Form 

Fill out the Internship Information form if you are currently teaching fulltime.

Internship Information Form 

Placement Policies