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EDU 485 Student Teaching in the Urban PreK-Kindergarten Classroom

Supervised student teaching with children ages 3-5 within an urban preschool and kindergarten classrooms required for teacher candidates seeking early childhood licensure (Birth-Grade 3). Placement is for a minimum of three full-time weeks (2 credits) in combination with other student teaching placements to a maximum of fifteen full-time weeks (9 credits) in a single placement depending on the teacher candidate's Individualized Student Teaching Plan that is developed with and approved by the teacher candidate's advisor and the Field Experience Coordinator. Weekly reflections, periodic seminars with other student teachers, and the development of a standards-based portfolio are also required.


Special information

Fee: $138 for required edTPA submission. Note: Application and approval are required to student teach. Placements are made by arrangement with UTP Director of Field Experiences in urban classrooms and are typically Monday through Friday during the school day. A total of 15 weeks (9 credits) is required for completion of the ECE licensure program.
2-9 Undergraduate credits

Effective January 9, 2006 to present

Meets graduation requirements for

Learning outcomes


  • Student Teaching is required by Minnesota Board of Teaching.

Fall 2022

Section Title Instructor
01 Student Teaching in the Urban PreK-Kindergarten Classroom Fotsch, Eric L Books Course details