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Teacher Education Program

Teaching/Child Related Experience Guidelines

Prior to Admission to the Program

To fulfill the mandatory LSSU Teacher Education admissions requirement of meaningful experience with children and/or adolescents, prospective teacher education students are urged to volunteer or seek employment at organizations such as the following:


  • Camp Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Nature Center Volunteer
  • Arts and Crafts Instructor


  • Latch Key Programs
  • Recess Monitors
  • After-School Enrichment Programs
  • Group tutoring under a supervisor
  • Preschool


  • Pediatric Volunteer


  • Docent for Children and/or Adolescents
  • Teaching/tutoring Assistant in Art Education Classes with Children and/or Adolescents
  • Science Museum Volunteer


  • Girl Scouts/ Boy Scouts
  • Religious Education Instructor
  • Day Care Center
  • Girls’ and Boys’ Clubs

A minimum of eighty (80) clock hours of experience working with children and/or adolescents ages 5-19 is required for formal admission to the LSSU Teacher Education Program. This work is documented on the Summary of Teaching/Child-Related Experience, and may include field experience hours completed in EDUC 250.


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