November SEOH Program News

Career Services

Miami University’s Office of Career Services provides a number of services for Miami students and alumni. Whether you’re interesting in finding your first school district position or wish to position yourself for a better one, Career Services can help. Teacher Education programs include Basic Interviewing SkillsResumes & Cover LettersMaking Employer Contacts and InterviewingMock InterviewsTraining Session for Teacher Job Fair, and the 2017 Teacher Job Fair. Other services include Optimal Resume, an app that allows you to create professionally designed resumes w/ their online tool. Career Services also connects students with employers via CAREERlink, providing students with information about school districts, job openings, and provides an application mechanism and access to interview information.

Please note: any Education major who intends to participate in on-campus interviewing and/or mock interviews must attend either: (1) Making Employer Contacts & Interviewing (specifically for teacher education majors) or (2) Basic Interviewing Skills. You only need to attend one of these programs during your time at Miami. 
The next available Making Employer Contacts and Interviewing workshop is Tues., November 1, 5:30 – 7 pm, Shriver JDOL-C. If you cannot make the live workshop, a video recording of the workshop is available.

Lakota Local Schools Information Session

SEOH students are welcome to attend an information session with Lakota Local Schools on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 5:30 – 6:30 PM in 322 McGuffey Hall. Human resources staff from Lakota will be on-hand to share district and employment information, as well as advancement and professional development opportunities. Lakota is a public school district in southwestern Ohio serving about 16,500 students in West Chester Township and Liberty Township.

LaSalle High School Substitute Position

LaSalle High School is seeking a long-term substitute intervention specialist (to work December-March). Teacher works a caseload of 17 students with mild to moderate disabilities in an inclusive and pull-out setting. Communication, collaboration, confidence in implementing interventions and progress monitoring are essential. Valid long-term sub/intervention specialist license is required. Interested candidates should email resume to Aaron Marshall, Principal. Catholic candidate is preferred.

Student Teaching

Students who are pursuing their initial teaching license will complete a 16-week, supervised field experience, EDP 605F. Student teaching occurs in partner schools that provide practical learning experiences, authentic teaching conditions, and professional guidance. SEOH students typically complete EDP 605F in the spring of their second year (after successfully completing EDP 591 and EDP 595).

Long before registering for EDP 605F, students must submit an application for placement. Any student who intends to student teach in the fall 2017 or spring 2018 semesters must submit the student teaching application between 11/30/2016 and 12/11/2016. Completed applications are to be emailed to Jan Benes in the Office of Student Teaching and Field Experiences. Leslie Sawhook, SEOH Program Advisor, will be emailing applications to eligible SEOH students this month. Students may also email Ms. Benes to request an application.

Students may student teach in southwestern Ohio, Columbus, OH, and Key West, FL. European international student teaching experiences are offered in the fall. Students may also student teach near Melbourne, Australia in the spring semester. Please address questions about the student teaching application to the Office of Student Teaching and Field Experiences.

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