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Music Education

Student Teaching (Grad Check) Interview

You must come dressed as if they were going to interview for a job and treat it as a formal interview.
Each student must come prepared with the completed STAR form and a printed DARS report.
The interview will consist of the following:

  1. Describe your preparedness for student teaching and what you want to get out of the experience
  2. Present your completed STAR form and rationale for placement choices
  3. Show that all requirements are completed as follows:
    o All music courses must be completed or in progress.
    o All professional education courses have been successfully completed or are in progress.
    o Aural skills and piano proficiencies have been passed.
    o Overall grade point average of 2.5 in all coursework.
    o STAR (Student Teaching Assignment Request) Form for student teacher placement. Completed On-line
    o Red Cross First Aid/CPR training must be completed (call Red Cross to enroll - cost $50.00).
    o TB test completed, $8.00 at Lafene: 532-6544, or a licensed physician.

If you pass the interview, your STAR form will be allowed to be submitted. Otherwise we will hold your STAR form until the requirements are successfully achieved and demonstrated in a future meeting.