Field-based experiences are integral components of the education course work in Framingham State University's education programs. They provide students with opportunities to observe and practice their teaching skills. Please refer to the following documents for additional information regarding placements and placement applications:
- Placement Brochure
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Field Placement Handbook
- Field Placement Contract
- Personal Data Sheet Guidelines
- Student Teaching Handbook
- Professional Attributes Scale (Field Study I Only)
- Professional Attributes Scale (all placements except Field Study I)
Field Study I
Undergraduate students complete this experience as part of EDUC 200 Education in American Society. Post baccalaureate (PBTL) students complete this experience by enrolling in PBTL 001 Field Study in Education through the Division of Graduate and Continuing Education (DGCE). PBTL students typically take PBTL 001 while enrolled in or following PBTL 910 Education Foundations or PBTL 992 Learning and Human Development. The Field Study I experience is completed in a non-charter public school classroom appropriate for the license which the student is seeking. Students spend three hours per week at the placement site, for a minimum of 36 hours over the course of the semester.
- Applications for fall placements must be hand-delivered to the Education Department office in Dwight Hall 302 no later than February 15.
- Applications for spring placements placements must be hand-delivered to the Education Department office in Dwight Hall 302 no later than October 1.