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

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

Clinical Placement Alert

Clinical Placement Alert Form If a clinical intern displays behaviors or performances that suggest she/he is struggling, a cooperating teacher and/or clinical supervisor can submit a Clinical Placement Alert Form. Any submission of a Clinical Placement Alert Form must be preceded by conversations between the cooperating teacher, clinical supervisor and … Continue reading