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Undergraduate Teacher Education Candidate’s Rights and Responsibilities
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Undergraduate Teacher Education Candidate’s Rights and Responsibilities

Table  3.9.1.1
Undergraduate Teacher Education Candidate's Rights and Responsibilities
Lindsey Wilson College Division of Education

Admission to Teacher Education
Rights Responsibilities
  • Students who have been admitted to Lindsey Wilson College have the right to apply for admission to the teacher education program provided they have declared their major in an approved program and meet the admission requirements outlined in the college catalog and in the Education Candidate Handbook

  • A student has the right to appeal the admission decision to teacher education outlined in the "Due Process Policy" in the Education Candidate Handbook
  • Students are responsible for fees and registration for completing the state required pre-professional skills assessment PPST I

  • Students are responsible for using the PPST test preparation offered periodically by the Division of Education
Admission to Student Teaching / Clinical Semester
Rights Responsibilities
  • Students have the right to a student teaching placement provided they successfully complete all requirements for student teaching outlined in the college catalog, the Education Candidate Handbook, and the Student Teaching Handbook.

  • A student has the right to appeal the admission decision to student teaching outlined in the "Due Process Policy" in the Education Candidate Handbook
  • Students are responsible for following all timelines and procedures  outlined in the Education Candidate Handbook for student teaching

  • Students have the responsibility to complete all state requirements in regulation prior to student teaching

  • Students are responsible for fees and registration for completing the state required Praxis exams

  • Students are responsible for using the test preparation offered periodically by the Division of Education

  • Students are responsible for being familiar with the Student Teaching Handbook and all materials related to student teaching

Retention/Evaluation Of Candidate Progress
Rights Responsibilities
  • Teacher candidates have the right to progress through the education program when they follow all guidelines and meet all criteria outlined in the Education Candidate Handbook and remain in good standing by maintaining the standards of the Division of Education as outlined in the "Retention" section of the Education Candidate Handbook.

  • Teacher candidates have the right to appeal any decision related to Stage assessments and progress through the education program consistent with the "Due Process Policy" outlined in the Education Candidate Handbook

  • The candidate has the responsibility to pursue questions concerning evaluation of course work or field requirements with the appropriate instructor at the time of the assessment.

  • The candidate has the responsibility to be knowledgeable of course and field requirements.

Exit from Education Program
Rights Responsibilities
  • The candidate has the right to be recommended for certification when he / she has successfully completed all education program requirements including assessments and meets all state regulation requirements including Praxis exams.
  • The candidate has the responsibility to complete and return to the Division of Education Office the form "Application for Kentucky Certification" (TC1).

  • The candidate has the responsibility to register for and successfully complete the state required Praxis exams and have the scores sent to the Division of Education.

  • The candidate has the responsibility to be in good standing with Lindsey Wilson College in order for transcripts to be released to the Division of Education and forwarded to the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board.
Dismissal from Education Program or Student Teaching/Denial of Recommendation for Teacher Certification
Rights Responsibilities
  • The candidate has the right to appeal dismissal from the Education Program including the student teaching semester by following the "Due Process Policy" in the Education Candidate Handbook,  the Student Teaching Handbook, and the college catalog.

  • The candidate has the right to appeal the denial of recommendation for certification by following the "Due Process Policy" in the Education Candidate Handbook,  the Student Teaching Handbook, and the college catalog
  • The candidate has the responsibility to follow the appeal procedure for dismissal and to be well informed.

  • The candidate has the responsibility to follow the procedures outlined for certification denial in a timely manner.,
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