The student who desires to earn an all school settings major must complete the pattern outlined below which leads toward a baccalaureate degree and an Initial Practitioner License. This qualifies the holder to teach in any public school in Indiana at all school settings and developmental levels in the subject matter field for which the license is endorsed.
Approved PE Licensure Areas at Indiana State University:
There are four school settings for PE All-Grade (P-12) teaching licensure:
Middle School/Junior High
See description of Foundational Studies. Note that students on a teaching curriculum must complete Educational Psychology 202, which may apply to Foundational Studies.
All students on teaching curricula must complete an approved multicultural education course. The approved course in teacher education is listed below.
EPSY 341 - Education in a Multicultural Society – 3 credits
Admission to the Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) Program is a critical benchmark for teacher candidates. Until undergraduate students are admitted to the BCP, they do not have official status in their academic programs for graduation and licensing. All students must be admitted into BCP before they are eligible to enroll in any CIMT or EDUC 300 or higher level professional education courses. Each teacher candidate is evaluated throughout his or her program by program faculty based on academic and professional competencies. Continuation in the Becoming a Complete Professional Program is dependent on satisfactory progress and assessments.
Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) III Candidacy (Prior to graduation and licensure):
“S” in student teaching
“B” or better in Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 402 or content major equivalent
Application for graduation
Procedures and Requirements for Supervised Student Teaching:
Each teaching candidate completes a professional semester of student teaching in accredited schools under the supervision of teachers who meet the qualifications for student teacher supervision. No other course work is permitted during the supervised student teaching.
The following requirements must be met prior to enrollment in supervised teaching:
Admission to the Becoming a Complete Professional (BCP) II.
Completion of a minimum of 20 semester hours of work in residence at Indiana State University.
An overall minimum grade point average of 2.5.
A minimum grade point average of 2.5 in each teaching content area as well as the overall major.
Satisfactory completion of the Professional Education sequence with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 for these classes and a grade of C or higher in each class. Professional classes may be repeated only once. (See Teaching Curricula section for Middle School/Junior High and Senior High Schools and All School Settings.)
Senior or graduate status.
Submission of an application for student teaching in the fall at least two semesters preceding the student teaching experience.
Students will make a commitment to assume student teaching as a full-time role. While assigned to supervised teaching, students will not enroll in additional course work including correspondence courses, nor plan for any employment or assume any other obligations which would interfere with all-day supervised teaching.
The student should assume no obligation that interferes with his or her leaving the campus to live in the community that provides the most appropriate supervised teaching assignment.
Students who have not completed at least 40 hours of work at Indiana State University prior to the semester in which they will do supervised teaching are required to pay $20 per hour of supervised teaching in addition to their registration fees.