Gifted Education Extension (Advanced Certificate)
Students in the Gifted Education Extension (Advanced Certificate) program participate in developmental field experiences (fieldwork) administered by the Office of Clinical Experiences (OCE). There are no student teaching an/or practicum requirements.
For registration and placement processes and procedures see below. Students must obtain fingerprint clearance.
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For a full list of fieldwork requirements consult the course catalog in conjunction with the course sequence and program trackers. The course catalog provides descriptions detailing fieldwork requirements per course, important progress standards, and exit requirements based on matriculation date. Students must meet with the faculty advisor to determine their particular course of study before registering for classes.
Review the course descriptions, progress standards, and exit requirements in the Course Catalog.
Course Sequence and Program Tracker
Consult the course sequence guide for a suggested order of education courses. Students must meet with the program advisors to determine their particular course of study before registering for classes.
Security Clearance Requirements
Fingerprinting is required for certification and select clinical experiences (fieldwork and student teaching/practicum). Visit Fingerprinting for Hunter College School of Education Students for complete requirements, processes and procedures.
Fieldwork is a classroom experience in a New York City Public School in conjunction with a course. Select courses have fieldwork requirements.
Registration and Placement Processes and Procedures
For courses with fieldwork components, after attending class and receiving instructions from your instructor, teacher candidates are responsible for identifying placement within New York State. Please refer to the NYC Department of Education at schools.nyc.gov to find a school in your neighborhood. Registration permission is not required.
Fieldwork Hours Time Record Form
Letter of Introduction
Some P-12 schools may require a letter of introduction from Hunter College for students who need to complete observation hours. Students can download this document via the link below. Please note, for reasons of confidentiality, you will need to be logged in with your huntersoe.org credentials.
The Office of Clinical Experiences administers and provides support for students regarding fieldwork and supervised teaching (student teaching and practicum). The Office is led by Marshall George, Olshan Professor of Clinical Practice, and the Director of the Office of Clinical Experiences Ileana Infante.
Each program has a Clinical Placement Specialist to work with students regarding fieldwork and supervised teaching.
Clinical Placement Specialist
Contact for questions concerning the following:
- Fieldwork placement
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