Internship in Teaching Overview

 

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23-24 Internship in Teaching Handbook   

 

Spring 2024 Calendar

Information for Mentor Teachers

Fall 2023 Internship Calendar

Responsibilities

The following list of mentor teacher responsibilities is a guide for the internship. Refer to the Internship in Teaching handbook and mentor training opportunities for detailed information.

Mentor Teacher Responsibilities Checklist

Submitting Evaluations

All evaluations are submitted in Taskstream. A welcome email to Taskstream is sent to your school email at the beginning of the internship. New accounts will also receive an invitation email from Taskstream Watermark.

Existing accounts Log into Taskstream

Taskstream help guide

TCAP Letter of Support

The New Hampshire Department of Education sent a letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.  

Holmes Center Internship Handbook

guide which includes the responsibilities, policies and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

Information for 2023-2024 Interns

Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics

The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.

Internship Calendar

Your practicum course instructor will give you a calendar for the fall semester.

Spring 2024

Holmes Center Internship Handbook

guidebook that includes responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment

This mandatory 3-hour session is an opportunity to meet with principals and superintendents to discuss the hiring process. Educational Leaders will share best practices for excelling during the interview. Professional Dress is required. The date for this mandatory seminar is: Friday, March 22 2024; 8:45AM-12PM.

  • A workshop will be held for those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators job fair will be held for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding and expressing interest in employment opportunities.
This invites education interns to Seminar II.

Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up

At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation. Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory  seminar is: Friday, May TBD, 2024, Time 9-11AM.

Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics

The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.

Internship Calendars

Holmes Center Internship Handbook

guidebook that includes responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment

This 3-hour session is an opportunity to meet with principals and superintendents to discuss the hiring process. Educational Leaders will share best practices for excelling during the interview. Professional Dress is required. The date for this seminar is: Friday, March 22 2024; 8:45AM-12PM.

  • A workshop will be held on an evening for those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators job fair will be held for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding employment possibilities.

Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up

At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation. Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory  seminar is Friday, May TBD 2024; 9-11AM.

Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics

The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.

Internship Calendar

Holmes Center Internship Handbook

guidebook that includes responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment

This mandatory 3-hour session is an opportunity to meet with principals and superintendents to discuss the hiring process. Educational Leaders will share best practices for excelling during the interview.  Professional Dress is required. The date for this mandatory  seminar is: Friday in March 22 2024; 8:45AM-12PM. This seminar is an excused absence from your internship.

  • A workshop will be held on an evening for those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators job fair will be held for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding and expressing interest in employment opportunities.

Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up

At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation. Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory  seminar is Friday, May TBD, 2024, Time TBD.

Information for 2024-2025 Interns

Road to Teacher Certification Requirement

The undergraduate and graduate level teacher candidacy handbooks are available on the Road to Teacher Certification page. Decision Points 1 and 2 must be completed by March 1st, 2024. Praxis Core or the SAT waiver approval must be on file with the Holmes Center. Praxis II scores are required for certain Graduate Programs. Please refer to the Road to Teacher Certification for more information and check your Taskstream account.

Internship In Teaching Application

Undergraduate internship in Teaching Placement Application

Graduate Internship in Teaching Placement Application

Due date: February 15th, 2024.

Please note that the ‘application’ is for placement purposes only (not to be admitted to the program).

Matching Process

The Holmes Center clinical coordinator works with the program coordinators to assign interns to their placements and mentors. Multiple factors are taken into consideration when placing interns and matching them with mentors, including:

  • needs of K-12 partner schools
  • needs of individual programs and/or accreditation requirements
  • university-school partnerships are given top priority
  • location of intern’s residence during internship
  • prior field experience of intern
  • intern requests

Confirmation Sheet

The signed confirmation sheet is most efficiently completed during the initial intern-mentor meeting but is due by April 1, 2024. (Fall 2024 course registration begins on April 8) Students will not be able to register for the internship course until this form is submitted to the Holmes Center. The confirmation sheet is a fillable form, but it can also be printed and submitted as such or as a scan via email. The mentor teacher and principal must complete their section and sign. It is the intern’s responsibility to get the form completed by all parties and submit it to the Holmes Center.

Background Check

Please contact the SAU office of your placement school to complete the background check district requirements for the internship. New Hampshire state law requires the SAU to have the background check results in their office before the internship begins.

Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics

The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.

Seminar I

Seminar I is required for all interns. The Holmes Center will host a meeting to explain the ins and outs of your internship. Mentors and University Supervisors will experience similar material in their internship overview and training sessions. Seminar I includes:

  • Overview of your internship calendar including dates for events such as resume workshopping, Seminar II, and Seminar III
  • Overview of the Internship in Teaching policies and this handbook
  • Review of the Evaluation Competencies Rubric for your program
  • Co-teaching training
  • Lesson planning expectations and guidance
  • Review of the NH Codes of Conduct & Ethics

Dates TBD (August 2024)

Internship Calendar

Fall 2024

Holmes Center Internship Handbook

guidebook that includes responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP

Your program coordinator/internship instructor will provide you with guidelines for completing your TCAP. The following resources are here for your convenience.

TCAP Release Form

Please add your school information to this form. Don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP Letter of Support

The New Hampshire Department of Education sent this letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.

TCAP Submission in Taskstream

Directions for submitting the TCAP in Taskstream. For the video submission, Taskstream accepts all types of video formats in the application. However, the most popular video format that  students upload in Taskstream is ‘MP4.’ You may have to condense the video file before submitting.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment

There will be an opportunity to meet with a local administrator/s to discuss the hiring process. The educational leader will share best practices for excelling during the interview. Professional Dress is required. The date for this mandatory seminar is: TBD (October 2024).

In addition, Fall 2024 interns are welcome to attend the Seminar II event held in March of 2025. (See the Spring 2025 internship calendar for more information.)

  • A workshop will be held on an evening those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators job fair will be held for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding employment possibilities.

Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up

At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation. Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory seminar is: TBD (December 2024).

Road to Teacher Certification Requirement

The undergraduate and graduate level teacher candidacy handbooks are available on the Road to Teacher Certification page. Decision Points I and II must be completed by March 1st, 2024. Praxis Core or the SAT waiver approval must be on file with the Holmes Center. Please refer to the Road to Teacher Certification for more information and check your Taskstream account.

Internship in Teaching Application

Elementary Education Internship in Teaching Placement Application

Due date: February 15th, 2024.

Please note that the ‘application’ is for placement purposes only (not to be admitted to the program).

Matching Process

The Holmes Center clinical coordinator works with the program coordinators to assign interns to their placements and mentors. Multiple factors are taken into consideration when placing interns and matching them with mentors, including:

  • needs of K-12 partner schools
  • needs of individual programs and/or accreditation requirements
  • university-school partnerships are given top priority
  • location of intern’s residence during internship
  • prior field experience of intern
  • intern requests

Confirmation Sheet

The signed confirmation sheet is most efficiently completed during the initial intern-mentor meeting but is due by October 15, 2024. Students may not register for the spring internship course until this form is submitted to the Holmes Center. Registration for spring typically opens at the end of October. The confirmation sheet is a fillable form, but it can also be printed and submitted as such or as a scan via email. The mentor teacher and principal must complete their section and sign. It is the intern’s responsibility to get the form completed and submit it to the Holmes Center.

Background Check

Please contact the SAU office of your placement school to complete the background check district requirements for the internship. New Hampshire state law requires the SAU to have the background check results in their office before the internship begins.

Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics

The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.

Seminar I

Seminar I is required for all interns. The Holmes Center will host a meeting to explain the ins and outs of your internship. Mentors and University Supervisors will experience similar material in their internship overview and training sessions. Seminar I includes:

  • Overview of your internship calendar including dates for events such as resume workshopping, Seminar II, and Seminar III
  • Overview of the Internship in Teaching policies and this handbook
  • Review of the Evaluation Competencies Rubric for your program
  • Co-teaching training
  • Lesson planning expectations and guidance
  • Review of the NH Codes of Conduct & Ethics

Date: TBD

Internship Calendar

Your practicum course instructor will give you a calendar for the fall semester.

Spring 2024

Holmes Center Internship Handbook

guidebook that includes responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP

Your program coordinator/internship instructor will provide you with guidelines for completing your TCAP. The following resources are here for your convenience.

TCAP Release Form

Please add your school information to this form. Don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP Letter of Support

The New Hampshire Department of Education sent this letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.

TCAP Submission in Taskstream

Directions for submitting the TCAP in Taskstream. For the video submission, Taskstream accepts all types of video formats in the application. However, the most popular video format that  students upload in Taskstream is ‘MP4.’ You may have to condense the video file before submitting.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment

This mandatory 3-hour session is an opportunity to meet with principals and superintendents to discuss the hiring process. Educational Leaders will share best practices for excelling during the interview. Professional Dress is required. The date for this mandatory seminar is: Friday, March TBD, 2025; 9-11AM.

  • A workshop will be held for those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators job fair will be held for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding and expressing interest in employment opportunities.

Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up

At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation. Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory  seminar is: Friday, May TBD, 2024, Time 9-11AM.

Road to Teacher Certification Requirement

The graduate level teacher candidacy handbook is available on the Road to Teacher Certification page. Decision Points I and II must be completed by March 1st, 2024. Praxis Core or the SAT waiver approval must be on file with the Holmes Center. Please refer to the Road to Teacher Certification for more information and check your Taskstream account.

Internship in Teaching Application

Internship in Teaching Placement Application 

Due date: February 15th, 2024.

Please note: The ‘application’ is for placement purposes only (not to be admitted to the program).

Matching Process

The Holmes Center clinical coordinator works with the program coordinators to assign interns to their placements and mentors. Multiple factors are taken into consideration when placing interns and matching them with mentors, including:

  • needs of K-12 partner schools
  • needs of individual programs and/or accreditation requirements
  • university-school partnerships are given top priority
  • location of intern’s residence during internship
  • prior field experience of intern
  • intern requests

Confirmation Sheet

The signed confirmation sheet is due by October 15, 2024. Students may not register for the spring internship course until this form is submitted to the Holmes Center. The confirmation sheet is a fillable form, but it can also be printed and submitted as such or as a scan via email. The mentor teacher and principal must complete their section and sign. It is the intern’s responsibility to get the form completed and submit it to the Holmes Center.

Background Check

Please contact the SAU office of your placement school to complete the background check district requirements for the internship. New Hampshire state law requires the SAU to have the background check results in their office before the internship begins.

Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics

The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.

Seminar I

Seminar I is required for all interns. The Holmes Center will host a meeting to explain the ins and outs of your internship. Mentors and University Supervisors will experience similar material in their internship overview and training sessions. Seminar I includes:

  • Overview of your internship calendar including dates for events such as resume workshopping, Seminar II, and Seminar III
  • Overview of the Internship in Teaching policies and this handbook
  • Review of the Evaluation Competencies Rubric for your program
  • Co-teaching training
  • Lesson planning expectations and guidance
  • Review of the NH Codes of Conduct & Ethics

Date: TBD.

Internship Calendars

Fall 2024

Spring 2025

Holmes Center Internship Handbook

guidebook that includes responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP

Your program coordinator/internship instructor will provide you with guidelines for completing your TCAP. The following resources are here for your convenience.

TCAP Release Form

Please add your school information to this form. Don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP Letter of Support

The New Hampshire Department of Education sent this letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.

TCAP Submission in Taskstream

Directions for submitting the TCAP in Taskstream. For the video submission, Taskstream accepts all types of video formats in the application. However, the most popular video format that  students upload in Taskstream is ‘MP4.’ You may have to condense the video file before submitting.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment

This mandatory 3-hour session is an opportunity to meet with principals and superintendents to discuss the hiring process. Educational Leaders will share best practices for excelling during the interview. Professional Dress is required. The date for this mandatory  seminar is: Friday, March TBD 2024; 9-11AM.

  • A workshop will be held on an evening for those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators job fair will be held for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding employment possibilities.

Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up

At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation. Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory  seminar is Friday, May TBD 2024; 9-11AM.

Road to Teacher Certification Requirement

The undergraduate and graduate level teacher candidacy handbooks are available on the Road to Teacher Certification page. Decision Points 1 and 2 must be completed by September 1, 2024. Praxis Core or the SAT waiver approval must be on file with the Holmes Center. Praxis II scores are required for certain Graduate Programs.  Please refer to the Road to Teacher Certification for more information and check your Taskstream account.

Internship in Teaching Application

Undergraduate Internship Placement Application

Graduate Internship Placement Application

Due date: March 1, 2024.

Please note that this ‘application’ is for placement purposes only (not to be admitted to the program).

Matching Process

The Holmes Center clinical coordinator works with the program coordinators to assign interns to their placements and mentors. Multiple factors are taken into consideration when placing interns and matching them with mentors, including:

  • needs of K-12 partner schools
  • needs of individual programs and/or accreditation requirements
  • university-school partnerships are given top priority
  • location of intern’s residence during internship
  • prior field experience of intern
  • intern requests

Confirmation Sheet

The signed confirmation sheet is most efficiently completed during the initial intern-mentor meeting but is due by October 15, 2024. Students may not register for the spring internship course until this form is submitted to the Holmes Center. The confirmation sheet is a fillable form, but it can also be printed and submitted as such or as a scan via email. The mentor teacher and principal must complete their section and sign. It is the intern’s responsibility to get the form completed and submit it to the Holmes Center.

Background Check

Please contact the SAU office of your placement school to complete the background check district requirements for the internship. New Hampshire state law requires the SAU to have the background check results in their office before the internship begins.

Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics

The New Hampshire State Board of Education on Nov. 8, 2018, approved the Educator Code of Conduct, following the approval of an educator Code of Ethics in June 2018. This combined set of rules and procedures is not in response to any one circumstance or incident, but are designed to build on the high standards of the state’s educators, elevate the education profession, and provide guidance to educators.

Seminar I

Seminar I is required for all interns. The Holmes Center will host a meeting to explain the ins and outs of your internship. Mentors and University Supervisors will experience similar material in their internship overview and training sessions. Seminar I includes:

  • Overview of your internship calendar including dates for events such as resume workshopping, Seminar II, and Seminar III
  • Overview of the Internship in Teaching policies and this handbook
  • Review of the Evaluation Competencies Rubric for your program
  • Co-teaching training
  • Lesson planning expectations and guidance
  • Review of the NH Codes of Conduct & Ethics

Date: TBD.

Internship Calendar

Spring 2025

Holmes Center Internship Handbook

guidebook that includes responsibilities, policies, and procedures for the internship. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP

Your program coordinator/internship instructor will provide you with guidelines for completing your TCAP. The following resources are here for your convenience.

TCAP Release Form

Please add your school information to this form. Don’t hesitate to contact the Holmes Center with any questions, comments or concerns.

TCAP Letter of Support

The New Hampshire Department of Education sent this letter to NH school districts. The letter outlines support for the NH TCAP and the video requirement for this assessment. Please contact the Holmes Center with any questions.

TCAP Submission in Taskstream

Directions for submitting the TCAP in Taskstream. For the video submission, Taskstream accepts all types of video formats in the application. However, the most popular video format that  students upload in Taskstream is ‘MP4.’ You may have to condense the video file before submitting.

Seminar II: Preparing for Employment

This mandatory 3-hour session is an opportunity to meet with principals and superintendents to discuss the hiring process. Educational Leaders will share best practices for excelling during the interview.  Professional Dress is required. The date for this mandatory  seminar is: Friday in March TBD, 2025, Time TBD. This seminar is an excused absence from your internship.

  • A workshop will be held on an evening for those interns wishing to have educator tailored guidance for preparing effective resumes and cover letters.
  • An educators job fair will be held for those interns wishing to network with NH administrators for the purpose of finding and expressing interest in employment opportunities.

Seminar III: Internship Wrap Up

At the end of the internship, the Holmes Center will review the NHDOE Licensure process and discuss next steps after graduation. Program completers are asked to complete a survey and provide qualitative feedback on the Internship Experience. Please review the NH Licensure requirements page for more information. The date for this mandatory  seminar is Friday, May TBD, 2025, Time TBD.