Course Description:

EDUC 401 PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT II This seminar is designed to continue professional growth and development for the pre-service teacher at all levels. A variety of large group, small group, and individual learning experiences will be explored which focus on contemporary educational issues. Students will further explore the Missouri Teacher Standards in preparation for student teaching. All students seeking initial teacher certification must register for this course in the semester prior to student teaching. Students are required to complete their student teaching interview in conjunction with EDUC 401. The completed Professional Development Folio (PDF) must be submitted at the conclusion of this course. A passing PDF is required for satisfactory completion of EDUC 401. Prerequisite: EDUC 201 and Admission to Teacher Education Program. This course will not be accepted in transfer from another institution and cannot be taken through Directed Study, Credit for Prior Learning, or Credit by Exam. One Credit, Fall, Spring