Cooperating Teacher and Supervisor Evaluation Data

Beginning in Spring 2017, we developed evaluations for the cooperating teachers to provide feedback on clinical supervisors and for clinical supervisors to provide feedback on cooperating teachers. As the interactions between cooperating teachers and clinical supervisors during clinical experience are not significant enough to provide valid and reliable data, the … Continue reading

Cooperating Teacher Checklist

This a quick overview for cooperating teachers of the responsibilities and time frames throughout a semester. It is applicable for cooperating teachers mentoring either a pre-clinical intern or clinical intern (student teacher), although there are minor differences. It is not intended to provide detailed information or actual forms. Rather, it … Continue reading

Cooperating Teacher

Cooperating Teacher, Thank you for agreeing to mentor one of our teacher candidates this semester.  Following is an overview of where to find some important information regarding your role and responsibilities this semester, along with helpful links and resources as they pertain to the teacher candidates. TRAINING As part of … Continue reading

EdTPA Overview for School Leaders, Cooperating Teachers and Clinical Supervisors

The New Jersey Department of Education updated the regulations for teacher preparation in 2014. A new requirement includes passing a performance assessment in the area where a candidate is seeking their initial license. The department of education selected edTPA, created by SCALE (Standard [University] Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity) … Continue reading

Evaluation Forms for Clinical Experiences

Observation and Conference Report (O&C): This evaluation tool is used to assess pre-clinical interns in their first, second and third clinical experiences. It is also the evaluation instrument used by both clinical supervisors and cooperating teachers in Clinical Practice 1 and only by supervisors in Clinical Practice 2. Clinical supervisors use … Continue reading