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    NEW PRAXIS TEST CODES EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 

    ** ATTENTION ELEMENTARY STUDENTS 

    • All students who have registered and passed the Elementary 5031 series by August 31, 2014 will be grandfathered.
    • Any student who has taken and passed any part of the Elementary 5031 series has only until December 31, 2014 to pass the entire four parts to be grandfathered. If all four parts are not passed they will be required to take and pass the new Elementary 5001 series (all 4 subtests).
    • Effective September 1, 2014 Elementary students must register for the new Elementary 5001 series tests.

    Test Name   

    New Test Code 

    Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

    5001

                    Reading and Language Arts Subtest

    5002

                    Mathematics Subtest

    5003

                    Social Studies Subtest

    5004

                    Science Subtest

    5005


    Effective September 1, 2014 the following additional Praxis II tests codes will also change: 

    Family and Consumer Sciences

      5122

    Health and Physical Education: Content Knowledge

    5857

    Middle School Science

    5440

    Speech-Language Pathology

    5331

     

    PRACTICUM & INTERNSHIP INFORMATION 

    Students cleared for practicum or internship will be registered by the CTPP for the practicum or internship only. Upon registration, one of the following fees will appear on the student’s tuition bill:  

    • Practicum $65
    • Internship $150
    • School Nurse $150
     
    Spring 2014 semester internship students must have a substitute license. Please see process by going to www.njcu.edu/coe/ctpp 

    Writing Assessment Test Dates and Times - July 2014  - For more information regarding the TOWR TEST  contact the COE office (201) 200-2101  

    • Tuesday, July 29th , 5:30pm-8:30pm 
    • Wednesday, July 30th, 5:30pm – 8:30pm 

    Practicum & Internship start / end dates: 

    • Spring 2014 Practicum  Every Wednesday
    • Spring 2014 Internship  Every Day
     
    2014 Practicum and Internship Orientation dates - TBA
     
     
    Spring 2015 Practicum & Internship application deadline for submission to the CTPP office:
    • September 26, 2014 
     
    Fall 2014 Practicum & Internship application deadline for submission in the CTPP office:
    • January 24, 2014  
     
     
    Policy Overview
    • The Center for Teacher Preparation and Partnerships will exclusively use the student’s primary email address and phone number to communicate. Please advise the CTPP of any change of your primary email address and primary telephone number.
    • Prior to the practicum, students must pass the writing assessment. Information on the test is located on the College of Education website.
    • Prior to the internship, elementary, secondary including art and music education as well as early childhood students must pass the appropriate Praxis II test. The passing score including sub-scores must be submitted to the CTPP.
    • Practicum and internship students must have a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75 at the time of registration into a field placement. 
    • The majority of placement requests will be made within the College of Education’s partnership districts; Jersey City, Union City, West New York, Bayonne, North Arlington, Harrison, Kearny, Newark, E. Newark, Secaucus, and Long Branch.  Internship students will not be placed in districts where they reside, where they attended school, or where their children or siblings are enrolled. 
    • The College of Education policy does not allow for changes in secured school placements for both practicum and internship. A secured placement is defined as one where the school has already accepted the student.
    • Interns should not carry more than a total of 15 credits during internship semester. This credit load includes both the internship and concurrent seminars. Exceptions must be approved by the department chairperson.
    • It is expected that practicum and internship students attend the appropriate orientation the week prior to the start of the semester.
    • Practicum and internship students should refer to the Practicum and Internship Handbook located on the CTPP website for detailed information.
    • Each student will be given two opportunities to complete Practicum and/or Internship.