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Field Experience

Photo of a middle school student listening to a lecture given by a teacher education studentThe Office of Field Experiences provides our teacher candidates with multiple opportunities to observe, interact, tutor, and teach adolescents in various settings and levels beginning in their sophomore year.

Our teacher candidates complete their practical preparation in the last semester of their graduate year by enrolling in a full semester of student teaching.

With the support of advisors and working teachers in the field, teacher candidates assume full responsibility for classroom instruction, putting what they’ve learned into practice.

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If you would like more information about field experiences and student teaching at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Cynthia McCarty, M.S.Ed.
Office: Sibley 300
Phone: (518) 564-3170
Fax: (518) 564-2149
Email: studentteaching@plattsburgh.edu

Crystal Sargent, Secretary
Phone: (518) 564-3170
Email: Crystal.Sargent@plattsburgh.edu