The practicum requirement for initial licensure in MA for those employed as classroom teachers in the field in which they are seeking licensure. 150-300 full-role hours of teaching under the direction of a college supervisor and a supervising practitioner in a school setting. A program portfolio and additional paperwork to meet state regulations is required.
PREREQUISITE(S): successful completion of all prior coursework in program, pre-practicum experiences, passage of all MTELs required for the license, a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, approval of candidate's school district, and approval of AIC's Office of Field Experience. PSY101 is required for Moderate Disabilities; Developmental or Child Psychology is required for Early Childhood.