EDUCATION, HEALTH AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR STUDENT SERVICES
Founders Hall, Rm. 1110, Box 1062
Edwardsville, IL, 62026
(Due date: April 1, 2015)
1) Completion of all skills/foundations
courses (or approved equivalents) with a grade of C or better.
2) Completion of CIED 100 / CI 200, PSYC 201,
MATH 120, CIED 301, CIED 301, & CIED 311 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better.3) Combined GPA (all post-secondary work) of 2.5 or higher.4) Good academic standing at SIUE (if applicable).5)
Passing score on the ILTS Basic Skills Test, Test of Academic Proficiency, or using ACT score in lieu of testing requirement6) Completion of 42 semester hours or more of college level course work.7)
No more than 9-10 non-partnership program classes remaining at the end of
summer term prior to fall program admission. (Starting the Fall 2015
Partnership Program with 9-10 non-partnership program classes remaining may
require taking classes in the Summer 2016 semester to graduate by Spring
2017.) All copies of unofficial transcripts and test scores including
Spring 2015 grades must be received by May 31st, 2015.
4. CONFLICT OF INTEREST:
Candidates are placed in schools for field experiences and student teaching
within a 40 mile radius of the University; however, candidates may not be placed
in schools in which they have a potential conflict of interest. Conflicts to be
avoided are schools in which the candidate has attended, has relatives employed
or attending or has any other potential conflicts that may impact his or her
placement at the school. Please list any schools within a 40 mile radius of SIUE
in which you may have a potential conflict of interest and the type of conflict.
5. HARDSHIPS: Please list any
schools/districts/areas within a 40 mile radius of SIUE that would pose a
hardship and the type of hardship. Hardships might be driving distance from
your home, schools that do not have special accommodations to meet your needs,
distance from daycare, etc. SOEHHB Student Services cannot guarantee you will not be placed in
any schools listed, but we will work to best accommodate your needs within the
program parameters in seeking a field placement. Please take notice that
SOEHHB Student Services
will not make changes after placements are established.
Important Application Information:
Criminal Background Check:All students must
complete a criminal background check and be clear of all enumerated offenses
(those offenses that would prohibit one from becoming certified to teach in the
State of Illinois). The background check must be complete before the full
admission into the program. Information on the background check and current
dates may be found at
Based on the above information, I am eligible to apply for admission to the Elementary Education Partnership Program for Fall 2015. I understand that being eligible (or declared) does not guarantee admission. I have read and understand the admission policy and the Partnership Information sheet. If I am attending institutions other than SIUE, I understand that it is my responsibility to provide my
SOEHHB Student Services advisor copies of my most updated transcripts including Spring 15 grades by May 31st, 2015. I also understand that it is my responsibility to verify with my advisor my GPA from all previous college course work and test scores that are being submitted to the faculty to verify accuracy that are being submitted to the faculty to verify accuracy. If I am admitted, I give my advisor permission to enroll me in the Partnership Program courses.
The edTPA is an Illinois teaching licensure requirement for all teacher
candidates who graduate after September 1, 2015. As part of the edTPA, the
teacher candidate must video his/her teaching performance and the impact this
instruction has on student learning. Studentsí images and their voices must be
recorded and student work samples scanned as evidence that learning occurred.
The handling and use of the recordings and the student work samples must be done
in such a manner that students and their work remain confidential throughout the
Following are your responsibilities in this process:
I will use any student work samples, any audio recordings and/or any video
recordings for the sole purpose of the preparation and submission for the edTPA
assessment as directed by my instructors at SIUE. I will not use these work
samples or recordings for any other purpose.
I will do whatever is reasonable to protect the confidentially of any student
work samples, and audio recordings and/or any video recordings of the students
that I collect as part of my field experience or student teaching experience. I
will only use first names of the students and will avoid using the name of the
school and/or district when identifying student work samples or making
I understand that any scanned student work samples, any audio recordings and any
video recordings will ONLY be uploaded to secure servers at SIUE for the purpose
of evaluating my teaching knowledge, skills, and dispositions. Also, I will
promptly delete any and all of these student work sample images, audio
recordings, and/or video recordings from any devices other than the secure
servers at SIUE; this deletion will occur absolutely no later than 24 hours
after the end of the semester in which the images or recordings were made.
7. By submitting this application, I
give consent for SIUE to share any educational records and background check
information, and edTPA information with school partners.