Field Experiences

    • HPE 4410: Practicum in Children’s Health and Physical Education 1-3-1.
      Prerequisites: HPE 3450, Permission of the HPE faculty. Field-based practicum in the early grades public schools designed to provide students with practical experiences in planning and implementing school health and physical education instruction in grades P-5. Verification of liability insurance is required prior to placement in the field experience.
    • HPE 4430: Practicum in Middle and Secondary School Health and Physical Education 1-3-1.
      Prerequisites: HPE 3550, HPE 3650 and Permission of the HPE faculty. Field-based practicum in both middle and secondary public schools designed to provide students with practical experiences in planning and implementing school health and physical education instruction in grades 6-12. Verification of liability insurance is required prior to placement in the field experience.
  • All applications for practicum courses must be submitted to the Health and Physical Education Admissions Committee Chair, Ms. Susan Whitlock, by October 15th for Spring courses and March 15th for Fall courses.

    Practicum Application Form

    Practicum Field Placement Request Form


    In order to be eligible for practicum, all the following requirements must be completed:

    • Fully admitted to the Health and Physical Education Teacher Education Program
    • Meet all course prerequisites
    • Have an Institutional GPA of 2.75 or higher
    • If a transfer student, have an Education Transfer GPA of 2.75 or higher
    • Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in the HPE Major Core area
    • Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in all HPE Professional Skills courses
    • Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in all Professional Education courses
    • Received positive disposition reports from all HPE faculty members
  • HPE Teacher Candidates are expected to maintain a high standard of personal and professional ethics while in field experiences. Please see the EPP Field Experience Handbook for more details on professional expectations (pgs. 10-14) and policies for removal of candidates from field experiences (pgs. 22-23).
  • No later than August 30 for Spring Student Teaching.
  • The Application form is available at:

    Student Teaching Application Form


    Also, the Placement Request form is available at:

    Placement Request Form for Student Teaching

    In order to be eligible for student teaching, all the following requirements must be completed:

    • Fully admitted to the Health and Physical Education Teacher Education Program
    • Meet all course prerequisites
    • Have a KSU Adjusted Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
    • If a transfer student, have an Education Transfer GPA of 2.75 or higher
    • Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in the HPE Major Core area
    • Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in all HPE Professional Skills courses
    • Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in all Professional Education courses
    • Received positive disposition reports from all HPE faculty members

 

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