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Clinical Experience and Partnerships

Information about Teacher Practicums


The Office of Clinical Experience and Partnerships manages the practicums in the Teacher Education program. The teacher practicum application process is extensive, requiring a background check, tuberculosis test, and several other documents. Many courses in the Teacher Education program require candidates to work in various schools and community agencies in the St. Louis area. Candidates must get clearance to work at these sites.

Clinical Experience Home Page

The Office of Clinical Experience and Partnerships develops relationships with schools, school districts, and community agencies.

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Studio Schools

UMSL has created an innovative practicum model that empowers teacher candidates to achieve real Student Learning Outcomes with real learners.

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Community Agencies

Teacher candidates gain professional experience and grow the collective impact of the College as they work in community agencies throughout the region.

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Practicum Application

The COE Portal facilitates the process of applying to Studio Schools practicum courses. Special documentation and requirements are enforced.

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Practicum Handbooks

Handbooks provide in-depth information to teacher candidates in Studio Schools, Art Education, Music Education, and Health and Physical Education.

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MyCOE

Throughout the College of Education, aspiring teachers, leaders, and counselors use m MyCOE as a tool for developmental assessment.

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