Clinical Field Experiences

Membership and Business 2012-2013

Purpose:
The Clinical Field Experiences Committee is a standing committee created by Keystone. The purpose of this committee is to work with the College of Education to ensure quality of clinical field experiences, to liaison with C & I department, to establish policy and procedures related to field experiences, and to support teacher education aspects of the UHS mission.

Agenda:

  • Strengthen relationship among Curriculum and Instruction professors and other on-campus teacher educators.
  • Coordinate requirements and expectations for clinical experiences at University High School.
  • Develop means of enhancing clinical experiences for ISU students as well as UHS faculty andstudents.

Members:

  • Keystone Appointed Chair
  • Faculty Members (with effort to include faculty members from every department)
  • Representatives of Curriculum and Instruction faculty (especially 216 instructors)
  • Administrator

Outcomes and Products: 
The committee will create, review, revise and recommend policy to Keystone Council regarding clinical experiences. Minutes from all committee meetings will be submitted to Keystone, as will a final report at the end of the year. Other pertinent documents such as clinical evaluation forms and the clinical experience handbook will be submitted to Keystone as the need arises.

Structure and Procedure:
The Keystone Chairperson will select a committee chair that will be responsible for finding faculty who have an interest and are willing to serve. The committee will collaborate with Curriculum and Instruction faculty in order to improve, create and implement policy regarding clinical experiences.