During student teaching, the student will put into practice skills and theories learned in the excellent courses at YCP as well as skills and theories of the assigned cooperating teacher. As the student teaching semester progresses the student teacher will acquire responsibilities until he or she has full responsibility for the entire day.
The student teacher will spend a minimum of two weeks with full responsibility. Upon successful conclusion of student teaching, student teachers will receive a grade, a letter of recommendation from their college supervisor, and a letter of recommendation from their cooperating teacher. Transportation for Student Teaching is the responsibility of the student. There is the possibility that the student may be placed up to 55 miles away for Student Teaching.