All applicants will participate in the Australia Student Teaching program from mid-June through mid-September.
Teacher candidates will have the choice to be registered for:
Spring: U.S./N.Y. student teaching placement will take place Jan-Mar before Australia student teaching.
Fall: U.S./N.Y. student teaching placement will take place Oct-Dec after Australia student teaching.
Please refer to AST/U.S. Student Teaching Schedule for clarification.
A minimum GPA of 2.8 is required for Childhood/Early Childhood majors.
A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for all others unless higher GPA is required by department for student teaching.
A higher GPA is recommended for all.
Application Forms and Requirements:
All components of the Australia Student Teaching Application which include:
All applicants are encouraged to use the Australia Student Teaching Application Planner to be sure all materials are submitted by deadline.
Copy of passport- Needed by January 8th, 2013.
If you do not hold a passport, you are advised to apply for one at least 8 weeks prior to January 8th to avoid additional fees to expedite.
If you already hold a passport, it must be valid until March 2014.
Flight information will be available at the first orientation meeting.
Number of credits awarded varies by student major and/or home campus.
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