Model For Clinically Rich Residency Program for Teaching Assistants

Over the past several years, there has been a call for increasing the clinical preparation of teachers across the country. The Teaching Assistant Residency Program at SUNY Empire State College designed to accommodate teacher candidates who are volunteering their time in the Residency placement for the full school year and those employed as Teaching Assistants in partner school districts. Program culminates with Adolescent Level (7-12th) grade certification in English Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, Spanish, French, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Earth Science. Materials provide overview of program.


Related Literature:

Bushaw, W. J., & Calderon, V. J. (2014). Americans put teacher quality on center stage: Americans say their blueprint for improving public schools includes better teacher preparation and training. Phi Delta Kappan, 96(2), 49.