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EDU 470 Student Teaching in the Urban High School (grades 9-12)

Supervised student teaching for 12 weeks, full-time or the equivalent with students in urban grades 9-12 for teacher candidates seeking 5-12 licensure. Weekly reflections, periodic seminars with other student teachers, and the development of a standards-based portfolio are also required.


Special information

Fee: $275 for required edTPA submission. Note: Application and approval are required to student teach. Placement made by arrangement with UTP Director of Field Experiences in urban classrooms and are typically Monday through Friday for 12 full-time weeks during the school day.
8 Undergraduate credits

Effective November 17, 2003 to May 3, 2022

Meets graduation requirements for

Learning outcomes


  • Articulate professional development based on experiences through a final reflection paper.
  • Demonstrate professional work habits as an ESL teacher.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan, implement and assess instruction and learning.
  • Design well-developed lesson plans.
  • Develop an electronic portfolio throughout the practicum experience.
  • Document at least 25 hours of active involvement with urban high school ELL students.
  • Maintain a reflective journal about all practicum experiences.
  • Positively affect the learning and achievement of urban high school ELL students.

Spring 2022

Section Title Instructor
01 Student Teaching in the Urban High School (grades 9-12) Fotsch, Eric L Books Course details