Early Childhood Teacher Education Program

Birth - 2nd Grade

Early Childhood New Admit PowerPoint {Welcome to the Program}

Early Childhood Course Sequence (for students graduating prior to 9/1/19)

Early Childhood Course Sequence (for students graduating after 9/1/19)

Illinois Professional Teaching Standards (IPTS)

Danielson Framework for Teaching 
Dispositions of Pre-Service Teachers

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Early Field Experience Information

EDPR 250
CI 420
CI 421/EDPR 438


Student Teaching Information

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Required Training

Criminal Background Check: {Through CoTE; complete prior to first clinical placement & prior to Student Teaching}

Bloodborne Pathogens Training: {Through CoTE; complete prior to Year I Fall & Year II Fall clinical placements}

Safety Training Instructions: {Through CoTE; complete prior to first clinical placement}

Mandated Reporter Training: {Through CoTE; complete prior to first clinical placement}

Student Teaching Preparation Meeting Series
Year 1 Candidates

Cover Letter and Resume Workshops 

Time Management Session sponsored by the U of I Wellness Center

edTPA Orientation Part 1

Year 2 Candidates

Stress Management Session sponsored by U of I Wellness Center

edTPA Orientation Part 2

Student Teaching Orientation

General Forms

Job Search Tools

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